Über uns Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines has a plausible story of success that begins with just 5 aircraft in 1933, to become recently with a passenger and cargo fleet of 325 aircraft. Operating scheduled services to over 302 destinations around the world, Turkish Airlines is headquartered in Turkey, with its hub being the ground of Istanbul Atatürk Airport, along with secondary hubs at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport and Ankara Esenboğa International Airport.

In 2008, Turkish Airlines has been a member of Star Alliance, which broaden its services and offers and, therefore, enriches its multiplicity. Demonstrating its commitment to conform to the needs of passengers worldwide, Turkish Airlines launched its new maintenance and repair center in June 2014, which signifies stepping to the fore in the Turkish Civil Aviation.

The service of online booking is available now in Turkish Airlines. Through asfartrip, you can reserve your flight via a platform of the latest technology that enables you through highly innovated and designed clusters to compare the fares, in order to get the cheapest price in the market.


Turkish Airlines Baggage Information

Turkish Airlines Baggage Information

Carry-on Luggage

  • The hand luggage allowance for Economy Class is one piece of maximum weight of 8 kg and dimensions: 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm.
  • The hand luggage allowance for Business Class is two pieces of maximum weight of 8 kg per piece and dimensions: 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm.
  • For Infant and Child passengers, the hand luggage is one piece of maximum weight of 8 kg and dimensions: 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm.

Check-in Baggage 

To be sure, you have to be aware of the baggage rules of flight, as the baggage requirements may vary from flight to another based on the destination and departure point. So you have to read the baggage information on your ticket. However, here is below some basic rules on the lowest maximum allowed for each passenger that may apply to some flights.

  • The free baggage allowance for Economy Class on domestic and international flights is 20 kg.
  • The free baggage allowance for Business Class on domestic and international flights is 30 kg.
  • The free baggage allowance for XHQ(hopa) (Business Class) travelers is 40 kg.
Online Check-in

Turkish Airlines Online Check-in

Turkish Airlines Online Check-in

To facilitate the travel procedures and make it smooth, Turkish Airlines made online check-in available via website or mobile app. If you checked in through mobile app, you can receive your boarding pass on your phone; while in case of checking in through the website, you can get a printout of your boarding pass.

However, check-in options differ based on the airport you are departing from. So you can click here to find out check-in options at airports.

Additionally, if you checked in online, you need to be present in the airport at least one hour before scheduled departure time for domestic flights and two hours for international flights.

The Facilities Offered to all the Classes

Turkish Airlines Facilities for Economy and Business Classes

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats that can recline up to 18.5 cm, with 78 cm legroom, movable headrest, adjustable footrest, power socket, and USB and Ethernet socket.
  • Gourmet meals of Turkish and international flavors prepared by highly qualified chefs that vary according to the season of the flight.
  • A wide variety of entertainment options that go with various tastes.
  • Amenity kit that includes sleep mask, earplugs, socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, and lip palm.

Business Class

  • More spacious seats that turn into fully flat beds, with additional features, like seat control panel, ambient reading lamp, modifiable food table, and private area that can be screened off.
  • The business class will turn your onboard dining experience into a journey of tastes by the most elegant cuisine on the skies.
  • Powerful entertainment system of the latest movies, music playlists, and specially made documentaries about the destination.

Extra baggage allowance.

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