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Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:57 pm

Hello Turkish Aviation Fans,

Summer is here and it sure feels like it  
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As usual this is the season where everything is at full speed in Turkish Aviation;

-IST keeps breaking records day after day. Over 1300 flights a day!
-The new Istanbul airport groundbreaking took place last month and they must really have to work
hard to have it ready by late 2017 with 90 Million pax capacity and 3 runways. There are already talks
about increasing the final capacity from 150M to 180M even 200M.
-Until then TAV has plans on expanding the terminals at IST moving toward where the current Cargo facilities are located.
-TK also talking about moving upwards of 60-70 frames to SAW from its current 21jets based there.
-TC-JOD TK A333 delivered, so there is only one more A333 to arrive this year.
-First new batch of 77W should arrive shortly, second one is already left the assembly line, for a total of 4 77Ws this year for TK.
-With Cotonou, Benin TK now flying to 39 destinations in Africa, bringing the total of 26 countries in the continent. WOW!! I remember first
hearing that TK will be serving 35 cities in Africa, I was like everyone else...doubtful. Which was only a few years back.
-Iberia resumes flights to Istanbul. Good Luck to them.
-Borajet gets its first E190LR at SAW. Hope they are successful with the type.
-Turkish Airlines Opens Doors To National Geographic Channel Cameras
http://www.turkishairlines.com/en-in...behind-the-scenesseries-production
Show to air in October and November...
-Also TK and AV will launch code shares. AV will place its code on TK IST-BCN/MAD services, and TK on MAD-BOG/CLO/MED and BCN-BOG services operated by AV.


Welcome and Thanks for sharing your opinions here without personal attacks or political innuendos.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:26 pm

never ending story from kokpit.aero, TK is considering 748 or 380, i do not believe before seeing istanbul stock exchange explanation
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jun 30, 2014 10:05 pm

hi all,
any news on JNF and JNG ex QR 332s modification? according to flight radar both of them are actively flying, so what is the status of modification
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:46 am

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):
Hello Turkish Aviation Fans,

Thanks for the new thread.

Quoting ist2014 (Reply 1):
never ending story from kokpit.aero, TK is considering 748 or 380

This time, I take this news more seriously. Waking up every morning for a new record day at IST, this has to become real one day, sooner or later. DHMI's construction to upgrade taxiways/runway exits and TAV's plans for a terminal extension supporting 388/748, all supporting this news for what is coming to TK.

However once IST infrastructure is ready, I would not be surprised if EK121 becomes the first scheduled 388 service to IST.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:47 am

In response to Bahadir's comment on last months thread;

To me it looks like Turkish is running 737s on this route exclusively. It was an east bound landing (quite rate) and on approach got to see the beautiful Turkish coast line. They need to stop serving so much food on these flights.

The food TK serves on the domestic flights are actually very important to some people (like me!). There is a huge amount of business related traffic doing domestic flights (most itineraries being daily trips), by people who dont care how much the tickets is - they dont even know how much the ticket costs (because it is bought by their company). These people are very busy, and add to that the horrible traffic in large cities in Turkey, you travel to a different city early morning and have meetings and travel back at afternoon, and during the busy schedule, the inflight meal is the only thing you can eat during the entire day - and knowing that with all the hectic day, you will arrive the airport last minute and board the plane, sit down and have a nice meal. This is - for most business travelers - one of those things you cant exchange for money.

So, in short, for some people, the food on board is more important than anything else, and these are the people who pay big bucks to the seats, because they are generally bought last minute.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:55 pm

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):
-Borajet gets its first E190LR at SAW. Hope they are successful with the type.

One of the airplanes that will get delivered will be the AR model (with the highest gross weight and higher thrust engines) When we first got the 190s here in my present employer, some were LR models but later on they got converted to AR models. As far as I know, it takes a software upgrade for the airplane and the FADECs to convert them from LR to AR.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:56 pm

Quoting bahadir (Reply 5):
One of the airplanes that will get delivered will be the AR model (with the highest gross weight and higher thrust engines) When we first got the 190s here in my present employer, some were LR models but later on they got converted to AR models. As far as I know, it takes a software upgrade for the airplane and the FADECs to convert them from LR to AR.

quite interesting! I didn't know that "just" by updating the system one is able to reach a higher performance.

any news on the first routes?
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:14 am

DHMI statistics for first half of 2014 is published:

- Turkey +13.7%
- IST +11% (airplane movements 1400/day expected soon)
- SAW +35%
- AYT +7% (airplane movements 1000/day, passenger movements 200K/day at peak summer expected soon)
- ADB +7%
- ESB +6%

I think tourism is doing very good which is reflected to passenger numbers. Lets see contribution of new WB TK planes coming in the second half of 2014.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:25 am

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):

Thanks for the new thread. Very much looking forward to the National Geographic program.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:37 am

Just hit me,
Instead of 350/787 could TK go for the possible A330NEO?
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:25 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 9):
Instead of 350/787 could TK go for the possible A330NEO?

Provided that Airbus offers a good price tag, I'm sure TK management will be interested in A333-neo. We all know that TK management is rather conservative and sour on total new designs (B787, A350, etc). They first want to test it operationally and then order it. So A333-neo can be more convincing for TK Management.

A333-neo may be deployed for growing Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Near East and Central Asia markets (2-7hr flight range). I'm not an expert but I suppose that for medium distance operations A333-neo will have a CASM similar to B789. As B789 slots are all full, this is the way out after 2015. There may also be other benefits due to operational commonality with A333-classic.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:10 pm

For me 788 (mostly) and 789 makes sence for long and thin flights. SFO , latin amercia and central america can not be served with 333s but Filling 77w will be difficult. Therefore TK should do whatever is possible (lease etc) for some 788 for expansion in new routes in Amercica and increasing frequency for ORD, lax,iah.iad.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:14 pm

we can consider 788 for America route (west coast, C.Amerika and S.America) like 739 ER for African routes. Relatively small but capable from range perspective, a great gate opener
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:26 pm

my dream WB fleet after 2020 new airport :

14 788 for America and asia and far afriac routes
6 789 : austuralia
10 781 : europe, meast, africa
10 779 x
20 77 w ( first 12 phased out)

14 a380
16 a350
30 a333

pure dream but who knows

and some emb or crj at new airport
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:51 pm

Living in the US, I am used to receiving poor or non-existent service from most air carriers here. I applaud TK for their excellent product; both on the ground and in the air! I wish more US carriers would take note and follow Turkish Airlines' lead. Air travel here is mostly an abysmal experience! We don't even get free pretzels or peanuts from the major airlines like United and American, who describe themselves as "Full Service." We dare not even dream of receiving a meal as part of the ticket price. I wish TK all the best and I look forward to one day flying them.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 08, 2014 7:59 am

Anyone here know why TC-JII is in storage http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/aircraft/type/343/total?cha=TK ...
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:59 am

Quoting ist2014 (Reply 11):

I am sure 77W will be easily filled on SFO route.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 08, 2014 9:53 am

Quoting emrecan (Reply 16):
I am sure 77W will be easily filled on SFO route.

Definitely.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:53 am

Quoting TK773ER (Reply 15):
Anyone here know why TC-JII is in storage http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/aircraft/type/343/total?cha=TK ...

Probably D check
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:53 pm

one question abour recently leased 332s:
does any body know range and mtow of these birds?
I am checking from flight radar and they are not deployed at real long range routes, they are deployed mainly at Katmandu, Pakistanian cities , lagos., madrid and barcelona, 738 and 739 routes
what is the reason behind it
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:04 pm

A330-200 pax fleet details.

SUB TYPE, REGISTRATION, MTOW KG, MLW KG, MZFW KG, FUEL CAP LT, SEATS, ENGINE
332 TC-JNA 233000 182000 170000 139090 250 CF6-80E1A3
332 TC-JNB 233000 182000 170000 139090 250 CF6-80E1A3
332 TC-JNC 233000 182000 170000 139090 250 CF6-80E1A3
332 TC-JND 233000 182000 170000 139090 250 CF6-80E1A3
332 TC-JNE 233000 182000 170000 139090 250 CF6-80E1A3
33Q TC-JNF 233000 182000 170000 139090 281 CF6-80E1A3
33Q TC-JNG 233000 182000 170000 139090 281 CF6-80E1A3
3GF TC-JNV 230000 180000 168000 139090 272 RR TRENT772B-60
33J TC-JIL 233000 182000 170000 139090 220 CF6-80E1A4
33J TC-JIM 233000 182000 170000 139090 220 CF6-80E1A4
33J TC-JIN 233000 182000 170000 139090 220 CF6-80E1A4
33A TC-JIO 233000 182000 170000 139090 223 PW4168A

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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:02 am

So what does everyone think about the talk about LH wanting to use Sun Express as the basis for long-haul leisure airline?

Will such a venture and agreement by TK signal thawing of relations and better future cooperation between the two companies?
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:59 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 21):
So what does everyone think about the talk about LH wanting to use Sun Express as the basis for long-haul leisure airline?

Bayram degil, Seyran degil, Enistem beni niye optu?

This was the name of a famous micro budget erotic comedy Turkish Movie from my childhood (translation something like : "why did my brother-in-law kiss me all of a sudden?" ) which became part of urban culture describing this kind of situations.

But before going into this topic, I would like to share with you a true story which I experienced in my business life. I happen to become close friends with a product segment manager of a global company in Turkey. This company enjoys an excellent market control with their patents and unbeatable technology. As a result of their monopoly, they have skyscraper prices. A few years back, a small Turkish Start-Up company started trading similar but less quality products from far east. Due to extreme high prices of the global company, this new company put a well profit margin and secured a good position in the Turkish Market slowly. As this start-up was growing, my friend and his managers decided to start-up another company, secretly owned by the global company, just to make the same trade from far east and dump these goods to Turkish Market as cheap as possible. The idea was not to make profit but to kill the growing start-up competitor, which they succeed at the end. Story which has a lesson-type-ending actually does not end here but I'll return back to topic.

ME3+TK make LH's life a misery on Asia Markets: ME3 have combined good hard product and soft product with competitive prices. TK achieved additionally very good connectivity on top of what ME3 did. LH has to find a way to slow down TK's success in Germany. They limited cooperation between M&M and M&S, but it did not work. Now they are talking about a new Condor like operation using Sunexpress Germany.

Why Sunexpress? Because it is the bait.... LH says that it is a win-win situation, but I highly doubt about it. This will only limit growth of TK in Germany.

I think TK has a very good business plan and TK management should keep it as it is.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:01 pm

Any news on how IST-BOS-IST is performing for TK? Is there a chance of an upgrade to the 77W in the near future?
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:25 pm

Indian Air Force scrambles to intercept TK IST-DEL flight over identification issues. Anyone have any details?

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/i...rks-alert/articleshow/38319311.cms
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:20 pm

TK CEO Temel Kotil wins Executive Leadership Award given out by Airline Business Magazine on the sidelines of the Farnborough air show.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:12 am

Interesting read here TK on target to hit 60MIL passengers this year wow !

Also here is what the CEO is saying about future WB orders/options Mr. Kotil plans to operate 450 aircraft by 2021 and would consider buying Boeing 777X or 787 Dreamliner jets, as well as Airbus A350s and A330neos, should the Franco-German manufacturer launch a revamped version of the popular A330.

And the talk of expansion into South America this year Turkish Airlines will, this year, launch a number of routes in North America and South America, a market underserved by its Gulf rivals. The airline will launch flights to Mexico City; Bogotá, Colombia; Havana; and Caracas, Venezuela, this year, on top of Buenos Aires and São Paulo, which it currently serves, Mr. Kotil said.

Here is the link Top
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:37 am

Although THY growth is quite radical,I just noticed their decision to count the miles according to the price paid for the ticket instead of miles flown in the air and I am really dissapointed by it.

I guess they are doing this to limit the people who have Elite and Elite Plus status plus awarding less free trips. You have to pay full economy to get the full miles which is almost double what you pay for in limited economy. In limited or semi economy you get miles as low as 1/2 or 1/4 of miles flown. So a round trip to JFK with full economy would be 10038 miles where as in limited economy it would be as low as 2510 miles for the whole round trip.

I wish they increased the limits of eligibility for Elite and Elite Plus status rather than diminishing earned miles.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:10 am

Quoting TK773ER (Reply 26):
Interesting read here TK on target to hit 60MIL passengers this year wow !
Quoting TK773ER (Reply 26):
Here is the link

Link please ...  
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:34 am

Just landed in IST from FRA with LH, the airport wasn't packed at all, everything was a breeze and I got outside in less than 20 minutes with my luggage.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:47 am

Quoting ASA (Reply 28):


Yes it has become the missing link but try this http://www.wcarn.com/news/36/36195.html
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:30 pm

 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:50 am

New 777, TC-JJR, heading in your direction, on deliery flight from Paine Field!

What is the aircraft's configuration - and will this now signal the removal of the ex-Jet aircraft from the fleet (TC-JEM, N,P)?

(How many of the TK 777s are now reconfigured, i.e. Comfort Class removed?)
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:43 am

Quoting TK787 (Reply 9):
Instead of 350/787 could TK go for the possible A330NEO?

-Here we go, A330NEO announced and with 14% fuel savings and 400nm extended range and deliveries in 3 years, TK might be interested.
With this extended range, IST-LAX will be possible with A330-900NEO, even pushing limits to EZE, PER.
I have a feeling as early as next year we might see TK putting in an order for widebodies for deliveries 2017-2018 onward.( with the opening of the new Istanbul airport).
We could see both 330-900NEO (or 350-900) and 777-9X .
-Other news, for the first time I hear Taipei from TK as a possible destination.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:31 pm

Quoting kaitak (Reply 32):
What is the aircraft's configuration

49+300

Quoting kaitak (Reply 32):
and will this now signal the removal of the ex-Jet aircraft from the fleet (TC-JEM, N,P)?

Done by the end of October.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:35 pm

TK is seeking to serve Chengdu China. They met with CAAC officials yesterday.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:16 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 34):
Quoting kaitak (Reply 32):What is the aircraft's configuration
49+300

Quoting kaitak (Reply 32):and will this now signal the removal of the ex-Jet aircraft from the fleet (TC-JEM, N,P)?
Done by the end of October.

Many thanks, LAXIntl!
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:43 pm

my dream is 788, 15 frames
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:28 pm

Seems, Turkish Airlines suspended SAW-Vnukovo flights. Any reason??

no demand or again reciprocracy issiues?
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:32 pm

Just a quick Trip Report from the good old US of A; (compare this to a TK flight).
I flew UA 739 SFO-EWR on Y couple days ago.
Round trip Y ticket was around $750.00 bought 2 weeks in advance.
Economy Plus seats were offered $69 for Middle, $72 or so for Window and Aisle seats, one way. You get early boarding and 3" more pitch, that is pretty much it.
All I had was two small carry on pieces, but they made me check my smaller 2nd hand luggage (bigger piece holds my camera and laptop); even though the flight was not fully booked, for a fee of $25.00
Twice; FA'S came around with drink service, also food for purchase. No pretzels, no nuts. No IFE but wifi for a fee and power ports in every seat on this 2572 mile long flight.
Compared to TK 739s (16F/135Y), this; ETOPS, 3 month old UA bird was crammed with seats (20F/42Y+/117Y).
I have never seen a smaller bathroom than this. It is smaller than CRJ lavs. The sink size could be smaller than an ipad.
Very professional crew. I had a long chat with the 28 year veteran Chicago based crew member.
In short, UA gets you from A to B in a clean, new plane with a top notch crew. You bring your food, ipad, headphones, pillow....for everything else you ask, you pay extra.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:31 am

Quoting ist2014 (Reply 2):
hi all,
any news on JNF and JNG ex QR 332s modification? according to flight radar both of them are actively flying, so what is the status of modification

I was informed by a poster here that TK-JNF went in for a new cabin in June.

Noticed today on flightradar that JNG hasn't operated any flights on 16 and 17 July. Its last flight appears to be as TK 761 DXB-IST. With any luck, its being worked on right now.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:09 am

Quoting TK787 (Reply 39):
n short, UA gets you from A to B in a clean, new plane with a top notch crew. You bring your food, ipad, headphones, pillow....for everything else you ask, you pay extra.

and legroom, lol ... no wonder people in US 'love' their domestic flights as much as Ryanair!   
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:47 pm

Terrible news about the MH17.
May they rest in peace.

Looking at flightradar;
I never knew that TK51 NRT-IST route flies that close to the crash location;
http://www.flightradar24.com/THY51/3d7cd20
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:39 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 42):
Terrible news about the MH17.

Very sad indeed and makes me nervous before my trip on TK3 to JFK on monday with my family.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:40 pm

Quoting TK105 (Reply 43):
my trip on TK3 to JFK

Bon Voyage, enjoy NY even though it will be a bit humid next week.

Someone mentioned this in one of the earlier threads but here is some numbers;
Since TK Miles and Smiles changed its rules how to get mileage, your ticket class says a lot.
If you are flying economy IST-JFK;
-W,P class you get 1255 miles
-T,L,V,G class you get 2510 miles
-M,H,S,E,Q class you get the regular 5019 miles
-Y,B class you get 6274 miles

Buying online on Kayak.com or TK website how does one choose what type of fare to buy? Thanks.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:29 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 44):
If you are flying economy IST-JFK;
-W,P class you get 1255 miles
-T,L,V,G class you get 2510 miles
-M,H,S,E,Q class you get the regular 5019 miles
-Y,B class you get 6274 miles

Dont forget those are base miles. You also get potential bonus (25-175%) based on your elite level status in M&S.
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 19, 2014 5:38 pm

Looks like the latest TK 77W (TC-JJR) started revenue flights.
Few short flights to work the kinks out ;IST-JED-IST, IST-MED-IST, IST-AMS-IST.
I wonder which LH route TK will place it on first?
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 19, 2014 5:53 pm

First permanent route will be to IAH.

TK's TLV load factors have reportedly very sharply dropped due to the crises.
They might actually reduce there frequencies at some point maybe.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:03 pm

Quoting Turkish777X (Reply 47):
First permanent route will be to IAH.

Thanks.

About the TLV flights...
I was wondering how is TK dealing with all the negative stuff happening in Ukraine, maybe to some extent Russia, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, Lebanon.
 
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RE: Turkish Aviation July 2014

Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:09 pm

Quoting TK787 (Reply 48):
I was wondering how is TK dealing with all the negative stuff happening in Ukraine, maybe to some extent Russia, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, Lebanon.

Must be a terrible year, indeed. So much stuff happening in and around the country.

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