Questions tagged [turkish-airlines]

Türk Hava Yolları A.O., Turkish Airlines (IATA "TK"), headquartered at Yeşilköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul carries the flag for the Republic of Turkey. A Star Alliance member.

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How bad is the transit security queue at IST airport

I am quite worried about my transit timing at IST airport. I will be flying Doha-IST-Dubai on a single ticket but the connecting time at IST is only 1 hr 20 mins. I heard that the transit security has ...
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Denied Boarding - port of entry different from visa issue country [duplicate]

I was supposed to fly from Mumbai to Amsterdam, but because of the denied boarding I couldn’t reach my final destination as planned. Few days back I did a Europe tour from India. So, I can apply for ...
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How long do I have to wait to receive a compensation from Turkish Airlines?

On Monday, 17/07/2017 I was flying from Tbilisi (TBS) to London (LHR) via Istanbul (IST). The transfer in Istanbul was 1:30 - more than enough in my experience, as I've flown this particular ...
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Passport validity rule to enter Canada for tour [closed]

My passport is expiring on 1 May 2018 and I am travelling to Canada in Oct 2017. My return journey date is 4 Nov 2017. Will there be any problem during check-in / immigration / boarding as my ...
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Will Turkish Airlines help me if I miss my connection? [closed]

If a miss my connecting flight when I transit at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, will Turkish Airlines put me on another flight for free?
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Is 1h 5m enough time to make a connection Istanbul Atatürk airport?

I'm traveling on Turkish Airlines from Tbilisi, Georgia to Frankfurt, Germany, with a connection at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport. I arrive in Istanbul at 6:50 am and my next flight to ...
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Transit time in Ataturk Instanbul airport rescheduled by Turkish airlines [duplicate]

I have a similar question to 1hr 30min layover in Ataturk Airport (Istanbul) , but somewhat different. My family is flying Lisbon->Istambul->Manila with a transit stop in Ataturk Airport at the end ...
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Will my baggage be sent through to my final destination?

I am flying from ELQ airport in Saudia Arabia to Istanbul (IST) on Turkish Airline and from Istanbul (IST) to London (LHR) on British Airways. Do I have to claim and recheck my baggage in Istanbul ...
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What are the border procedures like when flying Istanbul-Hopa?

Through Turkish Airlines, it is possible to buy a domestic ticket from Istanbul-Atatürk to Hopa, whereby you fly from Istanbul to Batumi in Georgia, then take a "sterile" bus across the border to Hopa,...
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Is 2 hours enough time to make a connection at Ataturk airport?

I have my single flight ticket for Jakarta- Amsterdam. I will arrive in Ataturk, Turkey at 4:55 a.m. and my flight to Amsterdam is at 7:05 a.m. Is that enough time for the connection? I leave on June ...
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Turkish Airline & Aegean Airline Interline Baggage

I'm planning to book the flight route of HKG/IST/ATH/HER in 2 legs. With the first leg being HKG/IST/ATH with Turkish Airline and the second leg being ATH/HER with Aegean Airline. And I have to buy a ...
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Skipping the final leg of the flight on Turkish Airlines - how to get luggage out?

I am not much experienced in flight rules (usually I just buy the ticket and get the flight). In about 1 week, I will be travelling from Incheon in Korea to Tirana in Albania on Turkish Airlines. ...
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How long does Turkish Airlines take for a flight refund?

Recently booked a ticket to Glasgow through Turkish Airlines and had to cancel the booking as I've inputed the wrong date. I called the airline operator and they said I was eligible for a full refund, ...
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Married surname on flight ticket, maiden name in passport with extra option of new surname

My parents will come and visit me in few months time. They will fly with Turkish airlines. My dad booked the tickets with names; Albert Jack Harrington (Father) Esther Harrington (Mother) The names ...
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Should I create a new frequent flier account? [closed]

I have a mileage plan with Miles and Smiles by Turkish Airlines, but recently I'm taking a lot of Lufthansa and United flights. Currently I am using the alliance to reward me on these flights, but ...
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18 hours layover as a South African traveling back from USA

I am a south African citizen traveling to USA on a business trip with Turkish airlines. On my way back I have 18 hours layover at Istanbul airport. I have already purchased my ticket therefore I need ...
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Can I carry medicine in Turkish Airlines cabin luggage?

I am travelling to an Asian country from Germany (Cologne-Bonn Airport) by a Turkish Airlines flight. My transit is at Istanbul. I will be carrying some calcium tablets with me in my hand luggage. ...
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Flying Turkish Airlines, what are credit card rules?

I have return tickets flying out of SFO on Turkish airlines for the whole family. The credit card I used to book the tickets has since been replaced by the bank with a new card. In order to board, ...
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Do I Need a Visa for changing the airports in Turkey? [duplicate]

I have an Indian Passport and am travelling from Berlin to Dubai with Turkish airlines and have to change the airports in turkey. Do I need a visa for that?
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Istanbul Layover: Guided Tour or Wander by self? [closed]

I am heading back to Europe from India in November and I have a day worth of a layover in Istanbul. I have got my e-Visa for a single entry and really looking forward for spending a day there. I am ...
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How do I prove that I arrived at Istanbul airport in time for boarding?

I flew from Egypt to Istanbul in transit to Germany. I was not allowed to board the flight to Germany, the stated reason being that I didn't have the correct visa from the German Consulate. They told ...
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Toiletries allowed in checked baggage for Turkish Airlines?

The website of Turkish Airlines clearly states that liquids like perfumes, deodorants, face wash and other such stuff are prohibited in the cabin baggage. If not cabin, is it allowed in the checked ...
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Traveling from LAX to Cape Town with Turkish Airlines

I am traveling business class with Turkish Airlines from LAX to Cape Town with a 5-hour layover at Ataturk. Can I proceed to the lounge without going through customs?
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Flying to, but not entering, Turkey without passport

I am a Swedish citizen and will fly to Saudi Arabia (with approproate visa) shortly. My route is as follows; Gothenburg-Istanbul and Istanbul-Riyadh (GOT-IST-RUH). On the flight IST-RUH, I will be ...
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Turkish airlines new fares. Is 'Economy Promotion' modifiable?

Several days ago, I visited the new web site of Turkish airlines and see some interesting fares. However, I can't figure out whether the cheapest fare ticket can be be modified or not. I'm not ...
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Greece to Scotland, flight connects at Turkey, will I need Visa for Turkey? [duplicate]

I am a Greek national and I will be traveling from Greece to Scotland. I booked my tickets with Turkish airlines. Both flights (to Scotland and back from Scotland) connect at Ataturk Airport (IST) for ...
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Redeeming miles from one program for partner airline ticket (Star Alliance)

While I am reading online that the following is possible, I don't see a lot of information on how it can be done. I have over 100,000 miles with Turkish Airlines' Miles&Smiles. I live in Canada ...
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Saving money by booking each leg differently. Any problems that I can run into?

I am flying from BOM to MUC and the current fare is around 565 USD if I book Turkish via Istanbul. However, if I book each leg separately (BOM - IST, IST - MUC and the same for return), I stand to ...
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Is it safe to use Turkish Airlines now? [duplicate]

Given what is happening in Turkey at the moment, is it advisable using Turkish Airlines with a 2-hour transit in Turkey to my final destination; Copenhagen?
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Turkish Airlines carryon and backpack/handbag policy

The carryon allowance with Turkish Airlines is 8kg. Is it also possible to have this split over two bags? One is the carryon with possibly some clothes, a laptop etc. And a handbag/backpack for ...
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Where can I find the e-ticket number of a previously flown Turkish Airlines flight?

I have the reservation number, but I need the 13 digit e-ticket number for a couple of months old flight with Turkish Airlines. I've done the check in online, if I remember correctly. It seems on the ...
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Is it possible to transit through Istanbul airports on two different tickets while carrying luggage?

I can't seem to get a clear answer to this question, I hope someone can help. My wife is an Iraqi citizen she recently got her visa to Canada (Permanent Residence). I purchased 2 separate tickets ...
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Visiting Istanbul for a few hours while on a layover with Turkish Airlines - how do I get a visa, if I need one? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder. I am travelling to Greece via Istanbul (Turkish Airline) from 10th to 25th June. My return flight to New Delhi from Athens has an 8 hour layover and I am considering ...
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Bags allowed for India to Europe (Turkish Airlines) and back (Jet Airways)

I'm flying to Venice from Bombay using Turkish Airlines, my baggage allowance is 30kgs for check-in. Similarly I'm flying to Bombay from Munich using Jet Airways and baggage allowance is 30Kgs for ...
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Refund of tickets due to travel warning to Turkey

We are a family that purchased tickets to Portugal with a layover in Istanbul. Due to travel warnings, we tried to request a refund of our tickets, but Turkish Airlines is not accepting the refund. ...
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Interline agreement Azerbaijan Airlines and Turkish Airlines

I'm arriving in Istanbul with Azerbaijan Airlines (from Teheran via Baku) and plan to connect from there with Turkish Airlines. Is it possible to check my luggage all the way through (or from Baku ...
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Taking 40" TV to northern Cyprus as baggage?

I'm going to northern Cyprus with Turkish airlines and want to take a 40 inch smart TV that I bought here in the UK with me. Can't find out if this is possible or how much it would cost as it weighs ...
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A refund that I think my agent wants to cheat me on

I got a return ticket of Turkish Airline from Lagos to Chicago using an agent called ST. KINGS CROWN TRAVELS. I paid #269,248 and left for Chicago on 2nd Nov 2015. I got to chicago and then had the ...
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Turkish Airlines ticket bought on Expedia by another person. Would I have problems checking in?

Well I'll go to Japan soon, by Turkish airlines and my boyfriend that's in Japan bought the ticket for me by expedia. I know that some airline companies can ask to show the credit card and if that ...
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7 Hours to Kill in Atatürk [duplicate]

I am booked to go from Dublin to Hong Kong with Turkish airlines with a stopover in Istanbul. There is a long layover, and I was wondering if anyone knows if I can leave the airport and head into ...
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Transport bread maker on Turkish Airlines

I am flying from London to Tbilisi in a couple of days, on Turkish Airlines with a transfer in Istanbul. I need to take with me a bread maker - it's well used and doesn't have the original box (lost ...
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Can airlines deny boarding if my port of entry is different than the country which issued the Schengen visa?

Few days back I did a Europe tour from India. As stated by many (I haven't confirmed official documents), I can apply for a visa from the country which is either my first port of entry in this case ...
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Who is responsible for flight delays caused by emergencies?

My mother-in-law is flying today from Tbilisi to London on Turkish Airlines with a transfer in Istanbul. This morning, there was an emergency in Istanbul airport whereby a plane landed there with an ...
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Turkish Airlines Baggage Allowance

I have booked online, via Travel Up, a Turkish Airlines Economy Class flight from Manchester, England to Tbilisi, Georgia via Turkey with a layover in Istanbul. The e-ticket states that the baggage ...
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Two legs on different tickets with Turkish Airlines - is baggage checked through

I'm booking a flight one-way from Ashgabat to Dublin via Istanbul. If I book the two legs separately, both with Turkish Airlines, it'a about €120 cheaper than booking it as a single (again with ...
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1hr 30min layover in Ataturk Airport (Istanbul)

I found an excellent price for a flight to Chicago by Turkish airlines. My only concern is that the layover time is only 1hr 30min. Is this time sufficient to catch the next flight?
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Does Turkish Airlines tend to “economically” cancel flights?

The other day I happened to be booked on Turkish Airlines flight TK 1808 from LYS to Istanbul, with a connection to the far east. It appears that TA cancelled the flight. It's true there was some ...
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12 hour stopover in Istanbul (Atatürk)

We booked with Turkish Airlines a flight from Valencia (Spain) to JFK airport (New York) knowing that we would have to stay in Istanbul (Atatürk) for over 12 hours. What are we entitled to for this ...
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Airline broke my bag but require a receipt to compensate from authorized company

I flew from Istanbul to JFK with Turkish airline a week ago and my bag came out missing a handle. I quickly went to the counter to claim the damage. The airline gave me an email for me to send all the ...
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E-visa for 20hr layover at Istanbul airport, is hotel reservation necessary?

I am travelling from Germany to Pakistan. I have a 20hr layover at Istanbul airport. So, I want to take advantage of the free Istanbul tour provided by Turkish Airlines as I'm travelling with Turkish ...