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favorite business class products, and that's in spite of the fact that as of now their business class seats are quite outdated.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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Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class 1

Pictures: Turkish Airlines’ New 787 Business Class

I'm a huge fan of Turkish Airlines' onboard product. I find Turkish Airlines to have an exceptional business class soft product, in particular the food, service, and amenities. The one major downside to Turkish Airlines' business class up until now is…

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Turkish Airlines A330 300 Business Class – 2

Turkish A330-300 Business Class To New York: Flawless

Yesterday I shared my experience flying Turkish Airlines from Zagreb to Istanbul on one of their A321s, which is the plane that features their worst business class seat. After spending some time at the new Istanbul Airport (including in the new Turkish…

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Turkish A321 Business Class – 10

Turkish Airlines’ Spectacular Short Haul Business Class

Turkish Airlines is an airline that's really growing on me. I used to think they were good, but I think at this point their overall business class experience is on my top five list, and that's even before they introduce their new business class seats.…

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New Turkish Airlines Lounge Istanbul – 16

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge New Istanbul Airport

On Monday night I spent about eight hours at the new Istanbul Airport, which just officially opened this past Saturday. I've already written a detailed review of the new airport, which is both beautiful and poorly designed. In this post I wanted to share…

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Turkish Airlines New Lounge 4

Turkish Airlines’ Lounge At Istanbul New Airport

We're just about a week from a huge milestone for Istanbul and Turkish Airlines. As of April 6, 2019, all operations will be moved from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul New Airport. The airport has had some very limited service since late last year,…

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Turkish Airlines Safety Video

Turkish Airlines Releases New LEGO Themed Safety Video

Nowadays airlines put quite a bit of effort into their safety videos. Rather than just making them informational and boring to the point that people tune out, they try to make them engaging, so that people are more likely to pay attention. There are…

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Turkish Video

Turkish Airlines’ Stunning New Short Film, “The Journey”

Advertising during the Super Bowl isn't cheap, and the companies that do typically focus on making ads interesting, rather than focusing purely on "selling" their products. Turkish Airlines was one of the companies that took out an ad during yesterday's…

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Turkish Business Class 777 – 25

Transfer Citi Points To Turkish With A 25% Bonus

Through February 20, 2019, the US Citi ThankYou program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points to Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles. Points ordinarily convert at a 1:1 ratio, though during this promotion you can convert 1,000 Citi points into…

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Filed Under: Citi, Turkish
Turkish New Business Class Seat 1

Confirmed: Turkish Airlines’ New Business Class Seat

While Turkish Airlines has an excellent business class soft product, unfortunately their seats leave a lot to be desired. The good news is that this year Turkish Airlines will introduce an all new business class seat, which will debut on their new 787-9…

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Turkish 787

Turkish Airlines Launching Mexico Triangle Flight

Turkish Airlines flies to more countries than any other airline in the world, and shortly they can add yet another country to that list. While this has been rumored for a while, Turkish Airlines has just put their first ever flight to Mexico on sale.…

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Westjet 787 Businss Class 1

5 Airlines Introducing New Business Class Seats In 2019

With 2019 being right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to look at which airlines we can expect to introduce new business class seats in the new year. We've seen a lot of innovation the past couple of years when it comes to premium cabin seating,…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Nairobi – 8

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Nairobi Airport

My flight from Nairobi to Kigali was departing at 3:15PM, though I arrived at the airport at around noon so I'd have time to do some lounge hopping. The first order of business was checking out the Turkish Airlines Lounge. This is the lounge British…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Trip Reports