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My experience booking a Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles award ticket (Bangkok Sales Office)

My experience booking a Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles award ticket (Bangkok Sales Office)

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles requires you to visit a Turkish Airlines sales office to book an award ticket. While you can put flights on hold, the call center – for reasons unknown – can only price partner flights in miles but cannot calculate fees and extra charges (notably any fuel surcharges). The call center can price out […]

Posted on January 3, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

American plane on fire in Hong Kong, SF Bay Area under fire siege today, Turkey suspends issuing visas for US citizens

– an American Airlines plane in Hong Kong was briefly engulfed in a fire as a cargo loading equipment caught fire earlier today One injury is reported but the plane and passengers were amazingly not harmed. – I woke up to the smell of fire this morning – there are several huge fires raging just […]

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkish $940 Business RT to Guangzhou, Qatar cancels Kigali route, Alaska to speed up inflight WiFi, Qatar 48h sales, Mexico City Airport gets a pod hotel, new Marriott Megabonus

Turkish $940 Business RT to Guangzhou, Qatar cancels Kigali route, Alaska to speed up inflight WiFi, Qatar 48h sales, Mexico City Airport gets a pod hotel, new Marriott Megabonus

– Turkish Airlines has really good Business Class fares from St. Petersburg (City Guide) to Guangzhou, China for $940 Round Trip Fares book into J which earns 100%-150% on most Star Alliance programs. The Round Trip comes out to 12,000 miles. – Qatar is canceling their flights to Kigali, Rwanda (City Guide) after the airline […]

Posted on August 22, 2017 by in Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Citibank adds Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner – Here are the best deals and all you need to know about Turkish Miles & Smiles

Citibank adds Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner – Here are the best deals and all you need to know about Turkish Miles & Smiles

Citibank has now added Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles as 1:1 partner for their ThankYou program. Turkish Airlines Miles & Smiles has been largely inaccessible before and miles could only be earned by flying. Now we can redeem our stash of Citi ThankYou points to Miles & Smiles. Here is what you need to know. […]

Posted on August 21, 2017 by in best use of Citibank ThankYou points, Turkish Airlines Review

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Norwegian starts Austin and Chicago, 20,000 bonus Qmiles, Qatar adds Prague, Etihad, Turkish and Saudia off the laptop ban (soon), more Singapore Premium fares from Colombo

Norwegian starts Austin and Chicago, 20,000 bonus Qmiles, Qatar adds Prague, Etihad, Turkish and Saudia off the laptop ban (soon), more Singapore Premium fares from Colombo

– Norwegian is starting flights to Chicago and Austin in March 2018 – great to see some more US cities getting Norwegian (Review) service – it is a blessing! – Qatar has a promotion to get 20,000 bonus Qmiles miles for flights from/to the US Book your ticket from now until 8 July 2017 and […]

Posted on July 5, 2017 by in Cheap flights Norwegian, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Oscar Munoz reaction to the United Abyss, is the China Airlines A350 the real deal?, Pegasus predicts Turkish aviation recovery

Oscar Munoz reaction to the United Abyss, is the China Airlines A350 the real deal?, Pegasus predicts Turkish aviation recovery

– Oscar Munoz has replied in an internal letter to the incident on United 1341 – there is more to the story as we all suspected Removing passengers forcibly is asking for trouble – especially if a passengers is already enraged. Any airline must see that and the obvious alternative is to raise teh bid […]

Posted on April 11, 2017 by in China Airlines Review, Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Originally I was booked in Turkish Airlines’ direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul but the airline decided to cancel my flight two weeks before departure and re-book me into a flight a day later which would have made my onward connection impossible. So I called United and they re-booked me after some back and […]

Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Lufthansa Miles and More, Turkish Airlines Review

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Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines is the product of the bankrupt Air Malawi and the investment of Ethiopian Airlines into a national airline. Malawi is not exactly a huge country, so the fleet size of the airline is just two planes so far. Ethiopian loaned the airline a Bombardier Q400 and a somewhat aging 737-700. Malawian Airlines serves […]

Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Lounge, Nairobi Airport (NBO) Review

Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Lounge, Nairobi Airport (NBO) Review

The lounge situation at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport isn’t great, since part of the terminal burnt down a few years ago. Two years ago, South African Regional Business Class gave me a voucher for a rather terrible coffee shop instead of any lounge access. Now Turkish Airlines has invested in a proper lounge at […]

Posted on January 29, 2017 by in Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews, Star Alliance Members, Turkish Airlines Review

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New York – Cebu $173, Pointbreaks live, Silkair adds Laos, Turkish adds Seychelles, new Chase Marriott offer

New York – Cebu $173, Pointbreaks live, Silkair adds Laos, Turkish adds Seychelles, new Chase Marriott offer

– Philippine Airlines has an amazing $173 RT fare from New York to Cebu, it seems to go away but try cheapoair.com for dates next year – it’s still showing it as of the time of writing – the new PointBreaks list went live earlier today – since many properties book out quickly – check […]

Posted on October 31, 2016 by in Travel Industry Flight Status, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Hong Kong (HKG) from Stockholm (ARN) from just $276 RT

Cheap flights to Hong Kong (HKG) from Stockholm (ARN) from just $276 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Hong Kong? If you fancy getting away to Hong Kong from Stockholm, you can fly from just GBP 211.04 ($303.53) round-trip next month – that’s only 3 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates April 25th to May 3rd, 2016, flying with Turkish Airlines, we found current availability at this great price: How […]

Posted on March 12, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Nairobi (NBO) from Chicago (ORD) $659.53 RT

Cheap flights to Nairobi (NBO) from Chicago (ORD) $659.53 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Nairobi? How about a trip to Kenya’s Nairobi from Chicago for just $659.53 round-trip this fall – that’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates October 4th to October 20th, 2016, flying with Air Canada and Turkish Airlines, we found current availability at this price: How do […]

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in Aeroplan, Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Mumbai (BOM) from Miami (MIA) $745.24 RT

Cheap flights to Mumbai (BOM) from Miami (MIA) $745.24 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Mumbai? Check out this cheap fare from Miami to Mumbai in India for just $745.24 round-trip later this month – that’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates March 29th to April 13th, 2016, flying with Turkish Airlines, we found current availability at this price: How do I get the cheap flights to […]

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi (AUH) from Washington (IAD) $570.16 RT

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi (AUH) from Washington (IAD) $570.16 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Abu Dhabi? How about a cheap fare from Washington DC to Abu Dhabi for just $570.16 round-trip? That’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates February 3rd to February 9th, 2016, flying with Turkish Airlines, we found current availability at this price: You can also choose to fly from Washington (DCA) with […]

Posted on January 6, 2016 by in Aeroplan, Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from Boston (BOS) to Addis (ADD) $591 RT or Doha (DOH) $564 RT or from New York (JFK) to Nairobi (NBO) $681 RT

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from Boston (BOS) to Addis (ADD) $591 RT or Doha (DOH) $564 RT or from New York (JFK) to Nairobi (NBO) $681 RT

What’s the deal with cheap Turkish Airlines flights? Check out these cheap flights from Turkish Airlines between Boston and Addis Ababa and Doha or New York and Nairobi – all 3 flights cost just over 4 cents per mile flown: Boston to Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa is just $591 round-trip for the sample dates March 16th to April 5th, […]

Posted on December 28, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Manila (MNL) from Pisa (PSA) and other European airports just $352.48 RT

Cheap flights to Manila (MNL) from Pisa (PSA) and other European airports just $352.48 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Manila? Check out this bargain fare on selected dates to the Philippines from airports in Italy, Spain and the Netherlands for just $352.48 round-trip – from Pisa that works out at an amazing 2.5 cents per mile! We found this fare to Manila from the following airports: Turin (TRN) Valencia […]

Posted on December 10, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Bahrain (BAH) from Houston (IAH) $772.40 RT

Cheap flights to Bahrain (BAH) from Houston (IAH) $772.40 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Bahrain? Check out this cheap fare between Houston and Bahrain International Airport with Turkish Airlines for just $772.40 round-trip next year – that’s only 5 cents per mile. For the sample dates January 13th to January 27th, 2016, we found current availability at this price: How do I get the cheap flights to Bahrain deal? […]

Posted on November 17, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Milan (MXP) $572.20 RT

Cheap flights to San Francisco (SFO) from Milan (MXP) $572.20 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to San Francisco? Check out this cheap fare between Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy and San Francisco next year with Turkish Airlines for just $572.20 round-trip – that’s only 5 cents per mile. For the sample dates March 15th to March 29th, 2016, we found plenty of current availability: This fare earns 25% only with Miles & […]

Posted on November 3, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Delhi (DEL) from Los Angeles (LAX) $768.65 RT

Cheap flights to Delhi (DEL) from Los Angeles (LAX) $768.65 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Delhi? Check out this cheap fare to India early next year between Los Angeles and New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport for just $768.65 round-trip – that’s only 5 cents per mile. For the sample dates January 22nd to February 5th, 2016, flying with Turkish Airlines, we found plenty of current availability: This fare earns 25% […]

Posted on November 1, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Miami (MIA) from Milan (MXP) $372.30 RT

Cheap flights to Miami (MIA) from Milan (MXP) $372.30 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Miami? Grab a cheap flight on selected dates between Italy’s Milan and Miami for just $372.30 round-trip – that’s only 4 cents per mile. For the sample dates March 19th to March 28th, 2015, flying to Miami with Turkish Airlines, we found plenty of current availability: This fare earns 25% only with Miles & Smiles. How do I […]

Posted on October 31, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Cheap flights to Nairobi (NBO) from Los Angeles (LAX) $768 RT

Cheap flights to Nairobi (NBO) from Los Angeles (LAX) $768 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Nairobi? Grab a cheap flight on selected dates between Los Angeles and Nairobi in Kenya for just $768 round-trip – that’s only 4 cents per mile. For the sample dates February 8th to February 16th, 2016, flying to Nairobi with Turkish Airlines, we found plenty of current availability: This fare earns 25% only with Miles & Smiles. How do […]

Posted on October 31, 2015 by in Cheap flights, Turkish Airlines Review

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Qatar Regional Business Class Review – Doha (DOH) to Kigali (KGL) via Entebbe (EBB) A320

Qatar Regional Business Class Review – Doha (DOH) to Kigali (KGL) via Entebbe (EBB) A320

After my long stay at the Qatar Business Class Lounge at Doha Airport, I made my way to the bus gate at C26. Last call was signaled (though it was 30 minutes from departure). When I got there, I thought the last bus had already left, but business class boarding had not even started! In fact Qatar Business […]

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Airline Reviews, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines Review

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Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Kigali (and Rwanda) takes building ‘islands of excellence’ seriously. Infrastructure is a top priority and the Kigali airport, while small, could serve passengers anywhere in the world. In fact many US airports are far worse at serving passengers than this snazzy little airport. The service also includes a lounge – the Pearl Lounge is Kigali […]

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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