About Turkish Airlines
Established in 1933 with a fleet of only five airplanes, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is today a four-star airline with a fleet of 249 aircraft (passenger and cargo) flying to more than 250 cities around the world. One of the fastest growing airlines, it has received several "Passenger Choice Awards" from Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). In 2014, Turkish Airlines, for the fourth consecutive year, was named "Best Airline in Europe" by Skytrax.
Turkish Airlines flies to more countries in the world than any other airline (106 countries over five continents). The global airline won the SkyTrax Awards, known as the "Passengers Choice Awards," for the "Best Airline in Southern Europe" consistently in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2012, Skytrax named Turkish Airlines "Best Premium Economy Seats in the world" for its Comfort Class seats.
Turkish Airlines was established on 20th May, 1933 as State Airlines Administration, as part of the Ministry of Defense. In 1935, the administration was handed to Ministry of Public works and the airlines name was changed to "General Directorate of State Airlines" in 1938 and moved under Ministry of Transportation. In the year 1945 DC-3 joined the fleet of Turkish Airlines.
Turkish Airlines Flight Status
In keeping with their commitment to timeliness, Turkish Airlines informs its travellers regarding any cha...nges in flight timing via SMS to provide a seamless and pleasant experience to all their passengers. Travellers can also check the flight status of their Turkish Airlines flights on MakeMyTrip. Travelers can check their Turkish Airlines Airline flight schedule here.
Turkish Airlines Information
Number of aircraft: 249 (passenger and cargo)
Aircraft types: A340-300, A330, A321, A320, A319, B737-400, B737-800, B777 ER
Hubs: Istanbul, Ankara
Frequent flyer program: Miles & Smiles
Number of destinations: 250 (207 international, 43 domestic)
Network strengths: Europe, Russia, Central Asia, Far East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America.