Read how our longtime reader Daljit Singh managed to extract some great value out of his JPMiles and LifeMiles, flying to the US on Turkish Airlines’ Business Class, and flying back on Etihad Airways First Apartments.
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New Turkish Airlines Stopover Tour options include a 4-hour tour, a cruise on the Bosphorus river between Europe and Asia, or a 2 day stay as well.
The new lounges at Istanbul airport have started to take shape. Turkish Airlines has already opened three new lounges, and a couple of more of these would be opened in the coming days.
The new Istanbul Airport is now fully operational, including the shift from the old Ataturk Airport to the new one. The Big Move was completed last weekend.
The new Istanbul Airport will go live in April 2019. If you are travelling to Istanbul or transiting through there, this should be of interest to you.
IndiGo is planning to launch flights to Europe and has entered into a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines. All the news hints at IndiGo launching flights to Turkey.
An A330 plane that belonged to Turkish Airlines had to circle 7 hours to return to the base last week, with passengers having a flight to nowhere. Here is how this worked out.
The UK Electronics Ban is beginning to go away as well. On Royal Jordanian and Turkish, you can now carry your electronics in the cabin on your London or other UK bound airports as well. Here is the lowdown.
JetPrivilege continues to cut relationships with other foreign carriers, including 4 Star Alliance carriers which will be off its earn and burn roster by the end of this year. These include important carriers such as Lufthansa and Turkish. Here is all that you need to know.
Emirates and Turkish Airlines are the two new carriers which will allow you to bring your laptops along on the trip now. They are exempt from the Electronics Ban as of today.
One of the best things to happen to Star Alliance airlines was the status match they offer to their Gold Elite level, which was first revealed on this blog. While I still haven’t made it to their CIP lounge in Istanbul, I hear often it is one of the best business class lounges out there. Turkish Airlines had a dual redemption chart: one for redemption on Turkish Airlines metal and one on Star Alliance airlines. Last month, they revealed that the program was going to be revamped, and new program is going to be launched as of June 1, 2014. Just a short while back, they launched a new website dedicated to the new mileage program at www.new-milesandsmiles.com. Here are…