Turkish Airlines Hygiene Expert

Turkish Airlines Introduces Inflight Hygiene Experts

Airlines around the world are changing onboard service protocols in light of COVID-19. Along those lines, Turkish Airlines has just announced an interesting initiative. A lot of airlines have introduced policies that seem unenforceable, though Turkish…

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Turkish Airlines A319 Business Class – 20

Turkish Airlines’ Extreme Catering Downgrades

Airlines around the world are adjusting onboard service to reflect the new reality. It's in everyone's interest for interaction between people to be limited in tight spaces, and that includes interaction between flight attendants and passengers. While…

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Turkish Flag

Turkish Airlines “Draws” Massive Flag In Sky

Today is the 100th anniversary of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (which took place on April 23, 1920), and Turkish Airlines is celebrating this in a special way. Today a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER completed a 2hr38min flight over Turkey,…

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Turkish A330 Business Class

Turkey Bans All International Flights

This is a pretty significant development, when you consider that Turkish Airlines has historically flown to more countries than any other airline in the world... With the cases of COVID-19 on the rise in Turkey, the country has banned international flights…

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Turkish Airlines Super Bowl Ad

Turkish Airlines’ 2020 Super Bowl Ad

The Super Bowl was last night, or as I know it, a Halftime Show with a bunch of usually pretty decent commercials. I didn't think the commercials last night were that great, though there were a few exceptions. For example, I felt bad for all the ads…

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Turkish A330 Incident 4

Oops: Turkish A330 Damaged On First International Flight

A Turkish Airlines A330 had a runway "excursion" on its first ever international flight, and there's a lot that makes this interesting. Late last night TK627 departed from Istanbul to Port Harcourt in Nigeria, and upon landing early this morning it suffered…

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Turkish 787 9

Is Turkish Airlines Ditching New Business Class Seat?

Turkish Airlines offers one of my favorite business class products in the world, thanks to their exceptional soft product. Their food is among the best of any airline, their crews are friendly, and they have top notch amenities. Historically Turkish…

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Turkish Business Class 777 – 25

Why Nigeria Is Threatening To Ban Turkish Airlines

The Nigerian Civili Aviation Authority is threatening to suspend Turkish Airlines' rights to fly to Nigeria as of December 16, 2019, if changes aren't made right away. The reason for this suspension? Apparently Turkish Airlines is leaving behind way…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami – 12

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami Airport

Last week Turkish Airlines opened a lounge in Miami, making it only their fifth lounge outside of Turkey (complementing their lounges in Bangkok, Moscow, Nairobi, and Washington). This is exciting because it's a Priority Pass lounge, making it the only…

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Turkish A330 Business Class

Turkish Airlines Adds Newark To Route Network

Turkish Airlines is one of my favorite airlines in the world, thanks in particular to their global route network, as the airline flies to more countries than any other airline in the world (which is a pretty cool title to have). Well, the airline has…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok – 7

Miami’s New Turkish Airlines Priority Pass Lounge

It looks like a great new Priority Pass lounge has opened at my home airport! Turkish Airlines has just opened a lounge at Miami Airport, located in Concourse E. The lounge is on the small side, and is located in the space of the former American Flagship…

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Mongolia

World’s Most Intriguing Fifth Freedom Flight Being Cut

Turkish Airlines has just revealed that they're launching nonstop flights from Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and in the process they're cutting what I consider to be the world's most intriguing fifth freedom flight. For those of you not familiar…

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Turkish Airlines A319 Business Class – 3

Review: Turkish Airlines A319 Business Class

After an incredible Turkish Airlines 787 business class flight and a quick layover, it was time to connect to Romania on Turkish Airlines (you can see the previous installment for details on how we redeemed miles for this flight). Our flight was leaving…

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Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class – 9

Review: Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class

I've long been a huge fan of Turkish Airlines' incredible business class soft product. Previously their flagship aircraft was the 777, which featured fully flat business class seats in a 2-3-2 configuration. That's why I was really excited to try Turkish…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok – 7

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok Airport

After visiting the rather underwhelming Thai Airways Lounge, I figured it was time to check out the Turkish Airlines Lounge, which just recently opened. I had access to this lounge on account of my Star Alliance business class ticket, though the lounge…

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Virgin Australia 777

Could Turkish Airlines Buy Virgin Australia Stake?

While Virgin Australia is a lovely airline to fly with, they're a confused airline when it comes to the business side of things. The airline's ownership structure doesn't give it a very clear direction as to what it should do -- for example, the airline…

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United 787 Polaris – 2

The Best Value Domestic US Award Redemptions

There are some incredible award sweet spots out there, but this might just be one of the most generally useful and unknown. We've written in the past about the Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles program, which is a Citi ThankYou transfer partner -- points…

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Turkish Airlines 787

Turkish 787 Routes With Business Class Awards

Turkish Airlines offers one of my favorite business class products, and that's in spite of the fact that as of now their business class seats are quite outdated. Fortunately that's changing shortly, as Turkish Airlines has just taken delivery of their…

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