Get your trip off to a flying start with Turkish Airlines, connecting more than 120 countries across the globe via Istanbul. With daily flights from Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, London Gatwick and London Heathrow, passengers can enjoy local departures to some of the world’s most dazzling destinations.
There’s no need to worry about long stopovers, with the airline’s Touristanbul® offering. Any traveller with a layover of between 6 and 24 hours can enjoy a complimentary tour of the city, visiting some of Istanbul’s top historic sights and eateries. Those with a shorter stopover can head to the stylish airport lounges, with Miles&Smiles for frequent flyers alongside Turkish Airlines Lounge Business. From lavish suites with private showers, to play areas and game zones, travellers will be spoiled for choice.
Families can sit back and relax thanks to Turkish Airline’s fantastic facilities for children. The extensive menu includes two baby food options, whilst kids are welcomed on board with handpicked games and specially prepared toy sets. Regardless of cabin class, you’re guaranteed a seamless journey from beginning to end.
Travel in Economy Class
Even in Economy Class, the airline lives up to its reputation for unrivalled service. Passengers can enjoy fresh, carefully-prepared meals, with an additional snack service on selected flights. Get ready to travel in total comfort, with plenty of leg room and an adjustable footrest. You’ll be entertained around the clock, with 12 inch personal screens boasting an array of games, television shows and films, as well as 75,000 songs. Each passenger will also receive their very own amenity kit on international flights, containing a sleep mask, earplugs, cosy socks and more.
Travel in Business Class
Treat yourself with an indulgent upgrade to Business Class and enjoy an elevated airport experience, with preferential check-in, additional baggage allowance and more. Passengers will experience authentic Turkish hospitality in the sky, with a complimentary welcome drink, fully-flat beds and award-winning in-flight catering. Tuck into incredible flavours as and when you please with on-demand dining, served with premium porcelain tableware. Relax and rejuvenate with an in-chair massage function, as well as complimentary pillows and blankets. What’s more, is if you need to catch up on some work during the flight, your seat comes with a personal power supply, rotating table and reading light.
Top reasons to fly with Turkish Airlines
1. Complimentary hotel stay in Istanbul
Passengers with a voluntary or involuntary layover in Istanbul of a minimum of 20 hours can enjoy a complimentary hotel stay in the city to allow you to recharge batteries before your connecting flight. Those looking for an action-packed holiday can also take advantage of the complimentary tour of Istanbul that Turkish Airlines offer for those with connection times between 6 – 24 hours.
2. Great group booking benefits
Families and groups of friends can travel with ease thanks to the airline ability in providing custom fares and quotes that suit your needs. Additional benefits include, the possibility to hold reservations without the names of the passengers and the flexibility on ticketing deadlines.
3. World-class Business lounge
Business Class passengers are in for a treat with the facilities available at the exclusive Business Class lounge in Istanbul. Travellers with a longer layover get access to private suites with showers to refresh and relax before your flight. Other features include cinema, golf simulator, Modern Art museum, delicious meals and more.
4. Elite Status benefits for frequent flyers
There's never been a better time to book with Turkish Airlines, as the airline is now offering travellers that hold loyalty memberships with SkyTeam, Oneworld, Emirates Skywards, Etihad Guest and El Al Matmid Club complimentary access to their Miles & Smiles privileges. What's more, is customers that book their Turkish Airlines flight through If Only are still entitled to this amazing benefit.