Starting out with just five aircraft, Turkish Airlines has a history of more than 80 years. It has blossomed into one of the world’s leading airlines. It’s many Skytrax awards are a testimony to this fact, as well as its exceptional growth through the years. The airline boasts a fleet of 326 cargo and passenger aircraft. Many more aircraft have been ordered.
Turkish Airlines flies to 304 destinations in 122 countries. The airline independently employs over 24000 people, and its subsidiaries employ a further 27109. Turkish Airlines belongs to Star Alliance, which is a large network of airlines from around the world. Members of Star Alliance collectively operate more than 18800 daily flights to over 1300 airports. Examples of other members of Star Alliance are Air Canada, Air China, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines. Turkish Airlines flies to more countries than any other airline in the world.
Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier of Turkey. The main hub is at Istanbul Ataturk International airport. There are secondary bases at another airport in Istanbul and still another in Ankara. Ilker Alchi is currently the chairman of Turkish airlines. The CEO and deputy chairman is Bilal Eksi.
Turkish Airlines Online Booking
A lot of people find that booking tickets using online platforms is the best way to book flights. It’s a fast, efficient and user-friendly way of taking control of your journey.
To book tickets to Nigeria, for example, visit the Turkish Airlines website and enter the details of your travel plans. The same process can be followed on this website by using the flight booking tool. You can find this at the top of the Turkish Airlines page. You will need to select the airport you want to leave from and fly to. Indicate how many passengers will be flying. You will also have to specify when you will be travelling.
Turkish Airlines online booking has never been easier, thanks to FlightScanner Nigeria (flightscanner.com.ng).
Secure payments can be made by credit card and other payment methods when you make a Turkish Airlines online booking using the booking tool at the top of this page.
Turkish Airlines Miles and Smiles
Turkish Airlines offers a unique and rewarding frequent flyers rewards system. If you register an account for Miles and Smiles, you can enjoy the benefits of being a member. Earn miles from your travels with any Star Alliance member. You can use these miles to:
- Shop at the Miles and Smiles store
- Upgrade your ticket
- Upgrade your membership status
- Pay for services from affiliated partners
- Receive discounted rates for selected car hire
- Get promotions that are exclusive to members
Become a Miles and Smiles member here
Internet onboard Turkish Airlines Flights
You may be pleased to know that Turkish Airlines provides internet aboard many of its flights. Even Turkish Airlines Economy class passengers can take advantage of Turkish Airlines onboard internet.
We will let you in on a little secret. Miles&Smiles Classic and Classic Plus members receive 10 mb free internet data on Turkish Airlines planes equipped with Wi-Fi. Of course, you are not going to be able to youtube or watch Netflix with 10 mb, but it is perfect for WhatsApp and emails. Alternatively, if you want more data, passengers in Economy Class can purchase internet access at a cost of $9.99 per hour, or $14.99 for a 24-hour package. You can find out more about connectivity aboard Turkish Airlines flights here.
Check in online with Turkish Airlines
You can check in before your flight departs at the desks at the airport, using a self-service kiosk, on your app or online. In this day and age, passengers can do a lot of the hard work with little effort online or by using the app.
Checking in is no exception. Online check-in makes your journey that much smoother. To do this you will have to enter the passenger name in the box provided. You will also have to know the number of your ticket or reservation code. If you use the app or online check-in, you can send your boarding pass to your phone.
Checking in online also allows you to print your boarding pass. You will be able to check in online 24 hours before your flight departs. Online check-in closes 90 minutes before departure. If you check in before arriving at the airport, note that you should be at the airport 1 hour before take-off for domestic flights. If you are on an international flight, arrive 2 hours prior to departure.
Other tasks can be performed on the app for Turkish Airline flights, such as:
- Planning your trip
- Using your miles
- Making payments
- Review flight details
Whether you buy your Turkish Airline tickets on the app or online, you will find cheap flights that are competitively priced. You can also make your reservations by calling the regional Turkish Airlines reservations office. You can find the contact number and addresses for local offices online. For specials, discounts and promotions sign up for our newsletter to stay ahead of the pack.
Turkish Airlines Lagos to London
Turkish Airlines offers world-class travel experiences to six continents, including Africa and Europe. For long-haul flights, you can choose between business class and economy class seats. Business class offers a luxurious experience that allows you to fulfil your business needs. Business class allows you:
- To take more luggage on board
- More miles
- Preferential check-in
- World-class culinary experience
Economy class is a more affordable option that provides a comfortable space to unwind. Passengers have adjustable footrests and headrests, power supply and plenty of legroom. You will also be provided with a travel pack and plenty of in-flight entertainment for the kids.
Find cheap flights online when you fly with Turkish Airlines, Lagos to London. Flights take off from Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and land at Heathrow International (LHR) or Gatwick International Airport (LGW) in London. Flights usually have one layover. The total duration of the journey from Lagos to London ranges from 12 hours and 50 minutes to over 25 hours, depending on how long the stop-over is.
Turkish Airlines to Istanbul
The headquarters of Turkish airlines in Istanbul, so it is an important stop-over point for longer flights. If you are travelling on economy class, you will receive free four-star hotel accommodation for one night. This will be offered if your stop-over is for more than 20 hours. Business class travellers will receive two nights in a five-star hotel at no cost.
Flights to Istanbul land at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. You can find flights to Istanbul from many destinations across 6 continents. Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is 24km closer to the city centre than the latter airport. However, both are accessible using public transport or taxis. You can alternatively use your Miles on car rental in Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines – Food onboard
Turkish Airlines is well known for its good food in business class. It is less well known that the food in economy is also really quite good. Below is a photo of a economy class menu.
Turkish Airlines Economy Class Meal – Airbus A330-300