Member since 28 Feb 2015
Total posts 28
Later this year a friend and I are planing a trip to Istanbul and beyond, ex Melbourne, with Turkish via Bangkok.
Could anyone give me a first hand review of Service and/or Comfort onboard the Turkish flights from Bangkok onwards.
Thanks in advance.
SilkAir - KrisFlyer
Member since 07 Dec 2017
Total posts 15
Should add also that in business; the seat faces forward and becomes a fully-flat bed. The ottoman in front that forms part of the bed also function as storage space.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 323
Food is excellent on Turkish and whilst their physical seat isn't the best, the amenities and overall soft product makes up for it.
Thanks Soon & djtech. This trip will be in economy.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,064
Member since 04 Dec 2013
Total posts 64
I've flow a lot on TK in business and economy - mostly 3-5 hour sectors. Great food, excellent service. Haven't yet been through the new IST airport - Ataturk went from one of my favourites to one of my least favourites over the last 10 years due to a massive increase in the number of passengers, but hopefully that's been solved.
Thanks Rufus1, I've have taken your advice re Miles&Smiles.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 27 Sep 2017
Total posts 1
I flew in Business class and while the seat is excellent, service was dry and food was very disappointing. After seeing and reading the reviews of Turkish Airlines, it was a real letdown. It might be due to their move to the new airport. Not sure. But one thing is for sure - Turkish Airlines have decreased their offering and it must have happened recently.
Member since 28 Jan 2016
Total posts 11
Only airline Ive ever flown on that had the tray tables & uncollected food for 2/3 plane still left on landing.
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 19 Jul 2014
Total posts 7
I flew them last year from IST/SFO one of several trips I've taken on TK both in B/C and E/Y. I've never been disappointed with their service nor food. They have been threatening to start flying to Australia, wish they would I'm a great fan TK.
Member since 06 Jul 2016
Total posts 14
Sorry for bucking the trend, but my flight last year to Nepal in J was terrible. Awful food and cabin crew more interested in chatting amongst themselves than serving pax.
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