Established in 1933, Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, headquartered at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a four-star airline, and is a member of the Star Alliance. The airline started with a fleet of only five airplanes, and today boasts a fleet of 296 aircraft (passenger and cargo). Turkish Airlines flies to 280 destinations across the world, which includes 230 international, and 50 domestic destinations. The airline flies to the North, and the South America, the Middle East, Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and Far East Asia. Turkish Airlines flies to more countries in the world than any other airline (110 countries over five continents).
Turkish Airlines boast of plenty of prestigious awards and honors. It has received several “Passenger Choice Awards” from Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). In 2015, Turkish Airlines received awards for being the "Best Airline in Europe," “Best Airline in Southern Europe,” “World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge,” and “World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining,” by Skytrax World Airline Awards. The airline has been winning distinguished awards consistently since 2009. These awards help to maintain its continued popularity amongst airline passengers.
Say goodbye to the queues at the airport, and avail the airline’s online-check-in facility. Check-in from the comforts of your home or office, select your seat, and print your boarding pass. Easy! The web check-in is available from 24 hours upto 90 minutes before the flight’s scheduled departure time.