Turkish Airlines reviews
Turkish Airlines Reviews
THY Turkish Airlines (Turkish: Türk Hava Yolları) is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, headquartered at the Turkish Airlines General Management Building on the grounds of Atatürk Airport in Yeşilköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul.
It operates scheduled services to 41 domestic and 202 international airports in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. With 243 destinations, the airline is the fourth-largest carrier in the world by number of destinations. With Istanbul Atatürk Airport being the main base, the Turkish carrier has secondary hubs at Esenboğa International Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, and Adnan Menderes Airport. THY has been a member of the Star Alliance network since 1 April 2008. In April 2010, “TURKISH” replaced “TURKAIR” as the new call sign for Turkish Airlines. With an operational fleet of nine cargo aircraft, the airline’s cargo division serves 47 destinations. In 2012, more than 470,000 tons of cargo and mail have been carried. Turkish Airlines has thrice won the Skytrax awards for Europe’s Best Airline, Southern Europe’s Best Airline, and the World’s Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seat for three consecutive years in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Additionally, Turkish Airlines has been selected the Airline of the Year by Air Transport News at the 2013 Air Transport News Awards Ceremony. Turkish Airlines was chosen as the official carrier by Europe’s leading football clubs such as Borussia Dortmund, Olympique de Marseille, and Aston Villa. The airline has also made sponsorship and promotion deals with renowned athletes and actors, including: Lionel Messi, Kobe Bryant, Caroline Wozniacki, Kevin Costner, and Wayne Rooney. Furthermore, the company is the primary sponsor of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague since 2010. and was among the sponsors of the 2010 FIBA World Championship. On 22 October 2013, Turkish Airlines and Euroleague signed an agreement to prolong their existing sponsorship deal by five years until 2020.
Turkish Airlines is the sponsor of the Turkish Airlines Open, a European Tour golf tournament started to be played annually in Turkey from 2013 on.