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Turkish Airlines


19,235 reviews
Headquarters: Turkish Airlines General Management Building Ataturk Airport, Yesilkoy, Istanbul 34149 Turkey 011 90 850 333 0849 Website
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  • Legroom
    Seat Comfort
  • Customer Service
    Value for Money
  • Cleanliness
    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Altinkum, Turkey
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Professional, on time always, clean, excellent food and service.Lovely staff. I always look forward to travelling with Turkish Airlines. They are unbeatable! The difference is immense!

Europe Economy Istanbul - Birmingham
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Istanbul, Turkey
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Do not remember any of my flights in the last 2 years taking off on time. There is always a delay and funny enough they can send you message saying your flight time has been changed to 30 min earlier and after that delaying for 75 min. The only plus they have I think their food and beverage service that...

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Europe Economy Istanbul - Athens

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
1,473 reviews
327 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The #1 reason to fly Turkish Airlines is the business class lounge in Istanbul: to paraphrase Crocodile Dundee if he were talking to any other airline brandishing their lounge, "That's not a lounge, THIS is a gourmet restaurant with theme park!" The lounge covers an acre or more, with numerous centers for different styles of food, plenty of comfortable seats,...

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International Business Class Riyadh - Washington DC

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Kungsbacka, Hallands Län, Sweden
Level 6 Contributor
321 reviews
68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

It felt like flying in business class in the old days before 9-11. Excellent service and perfect food, served by a chef who looked like one. This was absolutely a level above any other regular economy flight. Comfortable seats, but with relugar legspace. Departure and arrival on time.

Europe Economy Gothenburg - Istanbul
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Mumbai, India
Level 6 Contributor
379 reviews
217 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The most advertised airline in India and you look for and you get what you want. the staff is very helpful don't feel annoyed even if you call them any time they listen to you each time you call them.

International Economy Salalah - Istanbul
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
45 reviews
25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

JFK to TLV via Istanbul. My first experience of Turkish. Check-in at JFK's grubby Terminal 2 was fast. The A330 aircraft was clean and the journey uneventful. Meals were tolerable though they ran out of choices right at the start (why bother with a menu?). Istanbul transit was crowded, messy and claustophobic. Turkish Airlines' transit counter was singularly unhelpful and...

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International Economy New York City - Tel Aviv

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Orestiada, Greece
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

nice inflight entertainment, the staff was really hepful and extremely polite (especially to a rude customer next to me), nice food, variety of alchohol and non-alchohol drinks, free kit with toothbrush, toothpaste, socks,slippers, lipbalm to every passenger. I woud definetely recommend!

International Economy Thessaloniki - Hong Kong
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Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Manchester to Delhi (return) good flightd no incidents,staff could smile more,food nice.All flights on time.

International Economy Manchester - New Delhi
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Birmingham
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I flew with Turkish Airlines for the first time in March and was very impressed. The flight from Birmingham to Istanbul was 4 hrs and the plane had tv's in the back of the seats showing a good selection of films, games and music. We received a menu card with a choice of main courses and the food when it...

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Europe Economy Birmingham - Sofia

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Podgorica, Montenegro
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

My first time in a plane, first time flying so I was a little bit excited and nervous. Turkish Airlanes made it very good, so I was feeling amazing above! The stuff is so nice, kind and beautiful, their service is great, I loved their food, and the flight was so calm and I felt like I was home. The...

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Europe Economy Podgorica - Istanbul

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“next time i'll opt for a longer stop in Istanbul (6 hrs) and take advantage of their free guided tours of the city.”
229allang, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Make sure not having a stop over longer than 2.5 h at Istanbul airport.”
JoergAnhalt, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Sit on the sides with only your travel companion, easier to get in and out versus the four seats in the center of the Airbus plane.”
261rebecas, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Take eye drops and buy a bottle of water as the air is so dry!”
aishachughta1, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Don’t spend your hard-earned money on Turkish Airlines, esp. for their Biz Class!”
Sean201503, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
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About Turkish Airlines
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines (TK) has a fleet of 328 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to more than 300 worldwide destinations as 253 international and 49 domestic, in 121 countries.
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