SPRINGBOK
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Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 1:48 am

Hi everyone im going to see my brother in Tokyo in October, and would like some advice. Im a Student (so im poor), the cheapest flight is with Turkish Airlines, form Heathrow to Istanbul, then to Narita.
I assume its an A340 to Narita?, has anybody had any experience of Longhaul/Shorthaul flights with Turkish Airlines-service,comfort,time-keeping etc?
ANY HELP MUCH APPRECIATED AND NEEDED!!!
THANKS!
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 1:55 am

No word on teh service, but it is a Turkish A340-300 flying IST - NRT.
 
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 2:59 am

I lived in Stoke Newington in North London. There was a very sizeable Turkish population in the area and lots of Turkish shops and businesses. I used to buy this delicious cherry juice from Turkey, if they serve this onboard, then this alone would be reason to fly Turkish.
 
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 3:28 am

Thanks Issac and Parra!! MUCH APPRECIATED
Anybody else?- any news on the cherry juice HAHA sounds good
THANKS IN ADVANCE
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 5:35 am

I've only flown Turkish domestically, but they were quite good; I have heard reports they are a surprisingly quality airline internationally as well.

The sour cherry juice, or visne (VEESH-nay) is delicious, and makes a great cocktail with vodka.
 
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 6:38 am

The two people I know who have flown TK were surprised by the quality of the inflight service.
 
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 12:29 pm

I know what you mean about the cherry juice as we have the exact same drink in Greece but we call it Visinada. I agree that this is reason enough to fly TK. Yum!
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Wed May 29, 2002 5:04 pm

Thankyou for the replies!
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RE: Turkish To Tokyo!?

Thu May 30, 2002 1:00 am

SPRINGBOK,

I flew Turkish Airlines 4 years ago from JFK to Bahrain via Istanbul and back. The service was as mentioned above, very satisfying, and with Istanbul's new airport terminal, the connection experience will be great.

Thanks

Hussam
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