Turkish Airlines Flights

Turkish Airlines Information

As of 2014, this airline carried approximately 54 million passengers during the course of the year. This is a popular airline amongst travellers, and has won several awards, including top European Airline in 2015. As of 2016, the Turkish Airline fleet comprise of about 290 passenger planes, including Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer models.

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Turkish Airlines make it easy for passengers to check-in with various options available, including:

  • Online website facility
  • Mobile phone check-in
  • At the airport

It is possible to be allocated a preferred seat through the seat selection option during online check in. For those travelling with family, be sure to make a seat request at the time of reservation. For international Turkish Airlines flights, passengers are expected to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before departure. For domestic Turkish Airlines flights, be sure to arrive at least 1 hour beforehand. Passengers should be in possession of their boarding pass about 60 minutes before the scheduled time of departure.

Some flight routes offer the digital Planet on-board entertainment system, which features a variety of films including children’s options, documentaries, cartoons, music of all types of genres, and a game channel. It is also possible to send SMS messages and emails through the Planet system. With the exception of domestic flights, meals meeting the dietary requirements of passengers are provided – this includes vegan raw food options.

Turkish Airlines is a child-friendly airline company, and infant meals are available for those travelling with a baby. However, a request for this service must be made at least 24 hours before take-off.

Baggage allowances vary according to the flight class and route travelled. In general, a flight ticket allows for one piece of hold luggage and one piece of cabin luggage. Additional items categorised as personal belongings, such as a purse, camera, or umbrella, may also be carried on. Guide dogs accompanying a visually impaired passenger may travel in the cabin free of charge.

Turkish Airlines Fleet: 170 aircraft + 13 On Order

Turkish Airlines Fleet Details:

Aircraft Type Aircraft Aircraft Number
Airbus A310 Airbus A310-300 3
Airbus A319 Airbus A319-100 11
Airbus A320 Airbus A320-200 25
Airbus A321 Airbus A321-200 30
Airbus A330 Airbus A330-200 9
Airbus A330-300 10
Airbus A340 Airbus A340-300 8
Boeing 737 Boeing 737-400 3
Boeing 737-700 4
Boeing 737-800 52
Boeing 737-900 3
Boeing 777 Boeing 777-300 12

Turkish Airlines in-flight services and entertainment:

Turkish Airlines baggage (allowance, excess fees):

Hub: Turkish Airlines operates mainly from Istanbul - Atatürk airport (IST).

Istanbul - Ataturk (IST / LTBA)

Full Name: Türk Hava Yollari A.O.

Founded on: 20-05-1933

Fleet Age (years): 6.3

Turkish Airlines - Alliances and frequent flyer program: Turkish Airlines joined Star Alliance alliance. Turkish Airlines Frequent Flyer program is Miles&Smiles.


Turkish Airlines (TK/THY)

Turkish Airlines headquarters is located in the General Management Building at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. This airline operates flights to Turkey and over 280 other destinations, in about 110 countries around the world.