About Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines is the flagship airline of Turkey. It is headquartered in Istanbul and has operating hubs at the city airport. Turkish Airlines flies to more than 300 destinations in the world, making it the largest carrier in terms of destinations reached. Passengers can search for and book Turkish Airlines flights online on FaresOnFleek. You can search for the cheap Turkish Airlines airfares, find the available deals and gain information about travel needs here on FaresOnFleek.
Turkish has codeshare agreements with 55 airlines and interline agreements with 3 airlines of the world, which increases its reach to most of the major destinations around the globe, providing passengers with a number of flight booking options. We provide flight reservations for all of these destinations reached by Turkish Airlines.
Services and Amenities
Turkish Airline Check-in Methods
You can check into Turkish airlines using the online check in method or at the airport. Using the online check in is easy and convenient, though it might not be available to some passengers. At the end of the check-in process, either a printed or an electronic boarding pass is issued to the passenger, with the printed boarding pass being issued for a nominal fee.
The airport check-in closes 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time of flight in case of domestic flights and 60 minutes before departure in case of international flights. Use can also be made of kiosks kept at the airport for checking in.
Online check in begins 24 hours before and closes 90 minutes before scheduled departure time of the flight.
Do check for the timelines within which you have to arrive at the airports and complete the baggage check-in, security clearance and board the plane.
Turkish Airlines Frequent Flyer Program
Miles & Smiles is the frequent flyer program of the Turkish airlines. Passengers are required to join the program to earn and redeem the miles.
Earning of the miles is done by flying with Turkish Airlines, Star Alliance member airlines, AnadoluJet and other program partner airlines, banks, shopping with other partners from different sectors of the economy and on shopping from Shop&Miles program.
Redemption of Miles can be done by flying on award flights, upgrades to Business class, shop at Shop&Miles and with other program partners.
Do check for the benefits and special privileges of being a member of this loyalty program.
Turkish Airlines Baggage Policy
The baggage allowances on Turkish airlines and its fees are based on whether you are flying on the piece-system routes or weight-system ones. For piece-system routes, the free allowance depends on the route, the cabin class of travel and the frequent flyer status, among other parameters. For weight-system based routes, the free allowance depends on maximum weight which can be carried per passenger in a flight.
1. Carry-on Baggage: Passengers are allowed to carry one carry-on baggage within 23x40x55 cm and 8 kg limits.
2. Check-in baggage: The check-in baggage of maximum weight of 1 piece of baggage is 23 kg for Economy Class and 32 kg for Business Class.
Additional baggage, overweight baggage and oversized baggage entail additional charges. There are upper limits to the maximum number of check-in bags carried per passenger, the maximum weight and size of each bag.