Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

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About Turkish Airlines

IATA code TK
Turkish headquarters Istanbul , Turkey
Main operational airport Istanbul Airport
Number of destinations covered by Turkish Airlines 326
Most popular destination IST, SAW, KWI, RUH
Most popular routes KWI - SAW, KWI - IST, RUH - IST, SAW - KWI
Year of establishment 1933
Parent company Republic of Turkey's Prime Ministry Privatization Administration
Popular fleet Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Airbus A350-900, Boeing 777-300 ER, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A321neo, Boeing 737-900ER, Airbus A321-200, Boeing 737-800, Airbus A319-132/100, Boeing 737 MAX 9, Boeing 737 MAX 8
Official airline website


Turkish Airlines, the flagship carrier of Turkey, was established in 1933 with a fleet of just five aircraft. Today, the carrier connects over 300 destinations around the globe from its primary hub in Istanbul. And along the way, it has picked up several accolades and awards, including the prestigious Skytrax award for ‘Europe’s Best Airline’ in 2016 for the sixth consecutive year.

Known for its commitment to providing exceptional on-ground and in-flight service with a touch of Turkish hospitality, the carrier ensures its guests a comfortable and memorable experience. With the popularity of Turkish Airlines bookings on the rise, the carrier continues its endeavours to expand its fleet and network to new destinations. 

Travellers who book Turkish Airlines can look forward to a host of exclusive privileges and services like delicious meals and in-flight entertainment, lounge access, Turkish Airlines online check-in, and many more.

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Turkish Airlines Recognitions and Awards

Year Award

Award Type


Best Airline in Europe by Skytrax


World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge by Skytrax


World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining by Skytrax


Best Airline in Southern Europe by Skytrax


Best Premium Economy Seats by Skytrax

(Awards & Recognitions)

Turkish Airlines Codeshare Partners

Since a codeshare agreement is one way to expand services to more destinations,Turkish Airlines has partnered with the below airlines:

Azerbaijan Airlines

Azul Brazilian Airlines

Air Albania


All Nippon Airways

Ukraine International Airlines

Uzbekistan Airways


Thai Airways

TAP Air Portugal

United Airlines

Singapore Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines


Middle East Airlines

Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Maroc Airlines

Pakistan Airlines

Philippine Airlines

Oman Air

Malaysia Airlines

Malindo Air


Kuwait Airways

Polish Airlines


Hong Kong Airlines 


Hawaiian Airlines

GARUDA Indonesia

Gulf Air

Ethiopian Airlines


Etihad Airways

Eva Air

Croatia Airlines


Copa Airlines

Bangkok Airways



Air New Zealand

Asiana Airlines

Air Algerie

Air Malta

Air India Express

Air Astana

Air Europa

Air India Express

Air China


Air Canada


(Partners Source)


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Turkish Airlines services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • Meal
  • 1 cabin baggage (max. 8 kg)
  • Checked baggage (Up to 25 kg based on flight package)
  • Free seat selection for specific flight packages
  • Movable armrests
  • Fully flat seats
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Multimedia display
  • Power unit & USB port
  • Amenity kit

Business Class

  • 2 cabin baggage (max. 8 kg)
  • Business-class dining
  • Full refund (12 hours)
  • Free reissue (Possible fare difference)
  • Free seat selection
  • In-chair massage
  • Power unit & USB port
  • Personal screen
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Fully flat seats
  • Adjustable and rotating tray table
  • Cocktail table
  • Exclusive mirror
  • Closed & locked storage
  • Personal reading lamp
  • Adjustable headrest
  • Suit hanger
  • Comfort cushion on the seat back
  • Delicious treats
  • Amenity kit

Turkish Airlines Baggage Allowance

Checked Baggage

The following entails one-way flights for one passenger:

  • Infants are allowed a piece of baggage weighing 10 kg on each flight and 23 kg on flights under the piece baggage application.
  • Strollers that do not exceed 115 cm on all flights.
  • Child passengers carry the same baggage allowance as adult passengers.


Baggage Allowance

# of Pieces

Economy Class

23 kg

1 piece

Business Class

32 kg

1 piece

Turkish Airlines Check-in Information

Passengers can check in online through Turkish Airlines website or mobile app between 24 hours and 90 minutes before take-off.

Moreover, the boarding pass has to be ready with you on your phone or printout. The actual process might vary according to the airport. 

  • Passengers who checked in online need to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before takeoff.
  • Turkish Airlines self-service kiosks are also available at the airport 
  • Self-service check-in starts 12 hours before departure time and closes 45 minutes before take-off (for domestic flights) and 60 minutes for international flights. 
  • Passengers can check in for 8 people maximum with the same booking code (PNR) at the check-in kiosks. 
  • After checking in passengers with baggage must head to the check-in desk and then proceed to the boarding gate no later than 20 minutes before departure time. 

FAQs for Turkish Airlines

  • Does Turkish Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Turkish Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Turkish Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Turkish Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Turkish Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Turkish Airlines is 493.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Turkish Airlines?

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