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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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Very tight connection on IST airport

I read a similar Q&A but I'm hoping to get an updated answer, in case something changed. I'm traveling with my wife from OTP to JFK with 65 minutes layover in IST, one ticket with Turkish Airlines,...
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Why do I get fewer miles on MNL-IST-GRU vs MNL-IST on Turkish Airlines?

If I book Manila to São Paulo (with a stopover in Istanbul) on Turkish Airlines I only earn 1,250 miles in my account. But if I book Manila to Istanbul, it's 7,082 miles. Why does the shorter flight ...
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Boarding groups for Turkish Airlines - What if I miss mine?

I will be flying Turkish Airlines for the first time in January and it will also be my first time at such a huge airport. I have about 1h 40m layover time which I hope will be enough for me to get off ...
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Istanbul to Mumbai on single ticket

I have a ticket from Istanbul to Mumbai with a layover in Abu Dabhi. The IST-AUH leg is on Turkish airlines and the AUH-BOM is on Etihad airlines. The entire ticket is on one single PNR but Turkish ...
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Excess Baggage Costs

I expect to travel with Turkish Airline from London Gatwick to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania via Istanbul. The baggage allowance is 30kg including the carry-on suitcase. Is there anyone who knows how much ...
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Allowed to bring rucksack (28 cm x 15 cm x 55 cm) in cabin luggage?

Can this kind of bag be carried as cabin luggage? I'll be travelling from India to Germany mostly via JetAirways or Turkish Airlines. JetAirways website does mention cabin luggage dimensions of ...
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Flying from Stockholm to Paris via Istanbul with French National ID Card

Since I won't have my French passport, I'll have to fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Paris (CDG) via Istanbul (IST) with my French National ID card. I called the Swedish police and Turkish Airlines who ...
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International to domestic connection on Turkish Airlines

We are traveling from Tbilisi to Ataturk airport and then with a transit to Antalya; both legs were sold under a single ticket by Turkish Airlines. Do they automatically put luggage for transit? How ...
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Can I buy an RFID Baggage Card from Turkish Airlines with money instead of miles?

The RFID Baggage Card helps to solve any problems you might experience with your baggage while traveling and enables you to track the movement of your baggage at certain points as well. Additionally,...
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I bought a flight ticket, but now I have a health issue which specifically forbids me to take flights. Can I get a full refund?

I bought a plane ticket from Turkish Airlines, 2 months before the flight. Then I went to the doctor, and the doctor said I have a health problem, which specifically forbids me to take flights for one ...
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Why is the round trip from A to B 1.5 times as expensive as the round trip from B to A?

I live in the US and want to see my family in Europe, so I considered two options: I fly to Europe or they fly to US. When I was comparing tickets with Turkish Airlines I noticed that the round trip ...
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Is toy metal gun allowed on a Turkish Airways?

I bought a toy metal gun from Romania. This product made by Spain. It look like a real gun. Are toy metal guns allowed on Turkish Airways?
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UK no border stamp. How do I check if my visa information passed to immigration service? [duplicate]

I got a UK visa last month and visited London for a week. It was my first visit to the United Kingdom. I checked-in online when I was leaving the country and entered my visa number as an additional ...
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Under what conditions does Turkish Airlines provide a free hotel room to passengers on a long layover?

I have more than 12 hours transit time at Ataturk airport by Turkish airlines .. does company provide me a room or just stay at airport hall ,, and provide nothing?
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Two letters of first name are swapped, can I still fly with Turkish Airlines?

I have already seen some other such questions but in this case, I am hoping to know if somebody has this experience with long-haul Turkish Airlines flights (Munich to Tokyo via Istanbul). When ...
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Transit Visa for going out of Istanbul Airport travelling by Turkish Airlines [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Bangladesh holding Bangladeshi Passport. I have a residence permit for both Finland and Sweden. I'll be traveling to Stockholm by Turkish Airlines which has a layover in Istanbul ...
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Why would an aircraft take off earlier than the planned departure time?

It happened to me just one time, I don't know how common it is. I wonder why it can happen. I was hanging at duty-free shops before a flight from Germany to Turkey. I heard the last call announcement ...
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Why does Turkish Airlines want me to cancel my flight when I check-in?

I'm trying to check-in for flight TK1770 that's departing tomorrow and the check-in page is showing me the following error: An unexpected problem occurred in your flight numbered. Please review the ...
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How to go from Ataturk domestic terminal on arrival level to Ataturk international terminal on departure level? [closed]

In March I will be flying from Turkey to Italy. The first flight is from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk, and lands at 16:10. The second flight is from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice (Italy) and takes off at 17:...
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Transfer procedure for non-connecting flights in Ataturk Istanbul (IST) [duplicate]

I have an international flight to Istanbul Ataturk airport and then another international flight from there. My flights are not connected but both are with Turkish Airlines. I don't know the procedure ...
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Can I bring a laptop on board a Turkish flight to the US having a connection in Istanbul?

I apologize for asking a question similar to previously asked questions (such as this one), but I've seen conflicting statements on the matter, and wanted to learn from first hand experience. I've ...
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Indian travelling to Kuwait via Istanbul. Do I need Transit visa or e-Visa?

I am travelling from Toronto to Kuwait via Istanbul on Jan 10, 2018. I hold Indian passport. I have 5 hours' layover at Istanbul for my connecting flight. Both my flights are Turkish Airlines. I want ...
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Are keypad phones allowed in flights? [closed]

Actually I want to know whether keypad phones are allowed to carry in flights and how many phones are allowed in a flight. Which bag are they allowed in: cabin bag or check-in luggage?
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What's the difference between bonus and status miles?

Turkish Airlines offers me on their website to convert my bonus Miles into status Miles. What miles are applied to get a ticket as a reward?
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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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Which are the benefits of having multiple frequent flier accounts in Star Alliance? [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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