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’ 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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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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Turkish Business Class 777 – 30

Istanbul’s New Airport Is Now Open

As you may be aware, the Turkish city of Istanbul is opening a brand new airport this year. It will be the world's biggest single terminal airport, and once fully operational will have the capacity to handle 200 million passengers per year, which would…

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Turkish 787

Turkish 787 Seatmap Revealed: New Business Class Hints

Turkish Airlines is known for having an excellent soft product in business class, with top notch food and drinks. However, the carrier's hard product leaves a lot to be desired. Turkish Airlines has nearly a dozen different kinds of business class seats…

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Turkish Business Class 777 – 26

Istanbul’s New Airport Won’t Open As Expected

It's a big year for aviation in Istanbul. Istanbul's new airport is scheduled to open at the end of October. This will be a massive new airport, with a capacity of 90 million passengers per year. Then when the entire airport project is complete (which…

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Qatar Royal Family Gifts 747-8 To Turkey

A few weeks ago I wrote about how the Qatar royal family was looking to sell one of their two Boeing 747-8s. These were part of the Qatar Amiri fleet, which includes over a dozen planes. As you might expect, this 747-8 had a ridiculous interior. This…

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