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Turkish Airlines, or actually Türk Hava Yolları, is a national airline of Turkey. It has its base on the area of the Istanbul Airport. The airline was founded in 1933, and since 2008 is part of the biggest airline alliance – Star Alliance. The Turkish carrier got an award Skytrax for the best European Airline twice – in 2011 and 2012.
Turkish Airlines has the biggest connections network for planes starting from one airport. Other important airport bases of the airline, after Istanbul Airport, are airports Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen and Ankara Esenboğa Airport. The Turkish airline flies in 260 destinations to all inhabited continents.
In Turkish Airlines you can take hand luggage on board. Its size and weight are specified by the airline and can differ depending on the booking class or route.
Checked luggage in Turkish Airlines also has to have a specific size and weight. Here also everything depends on booking class and route.
Passengers can book tickets in three classes.
Space between seats in economic class is 78 cm, seats lean back by 15 cm. Each seat is equipped in a socket for charging electronic devices and USB jack. In comfort class seats have width of 49 cm, and space to another seat is at 116 cm. A seat can lean back by 22 cm. Each seat has increased space for legs. Seats in business class after unfolding have length of 188 cm. They are equipped in massage function, reading light, big headboard that allows to cut off from the surrounding.
From 24 hours to 90 minutes before the scheduled flight passengers can do online check-in and choose their seat. Luggage drop-off can be conducted at the airport until 60 minutes before the take-off in case of international flights and 45 minutes in domestic flights.
The Turkish airline has 262 planes, including 88 Boeings 737-800, 43 Airbuses A321-200 and 33 Airbuses A320-200.
Istanbul’s main airport is located in its European part, 35 km north-west from the city centre. Built in the years 2015-18, on April 2019 it took over the role of the city’s main airport after one of the formerly largest airports in Europe - Istanbul-Atatürk.
Istanbul Airport currently consists of one terminal, which is the largest construction of this type in the world located under one roof. The existing terminal has been designed to handle 90 million passengers annually. The airport expansion plan assumes the construction of additional terminals that will be able to handle as many as 200 million passengers a year in 2030.
In economic class, hot or cold dishes are served, depending on the distance and destination of the route. The menu is prepared on the base of the best European and Turkish cuisine. On long-distance flights, passengers are offered also sandwiches and cookies. Special dishes are served on all international flights.
In comfort class passengers are welcomed by a drink, and additionally, the menu has dishes made of fresh products, warm dishes, desserts, fruits and board of cheeses. Before the landing passengers again are offered a warm or cold dish.
Dishes served in business class depend on the route of a flight. On long-distance ones, passengers get two dishes and snacks. A wide choice of starters and soups is just the prelude for a culinary journey with Turkish Airlines, which isn’t lacking strong Turkish coffee or national titbits.
On some routes, you can also use video-on-demand services, in which there are films, audiobooks and entertainment programs for kids.
Additionally, passengers have the possibility to send messages or emails during the flight. The cost of sending a message is $1.60.