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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #45 on: November 10, 2011, 02:36:02 PM »
Istanbul airport is very dangerous- need a reminder of the August 11, 1976 attack INSIDE the airpost that killed 4 jews?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Wallace_Rosenthal

In that case, I'd avoid LAX as well....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_Los_Angeles_Airport_shooting

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2011, 02:58:27 PM »
ROFL, was just about to post that damax!
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #47 on: November 10, 2011, 04:11:26 PM »
Www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lod_Airport_massacre

I guess you cant visit israel anymore as well...


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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #48 on: November 10, 2011, 10:19:25 PM »
And avoid downtown Manhattan...

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #49 on: November 11, 2011, 09:30:32 AM »
Istanbul airport is very dangerous- need a reminder of the August 11, 1976 attack INSIDE the airpost that killed 4 jews?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Wallace_Rosenthal
c'mon that was in '76. these days i doubt ull get through security with a pocket knife. i dont think if u stay in the gate area or anywhere after security its a problem

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Turkish Airways to Israel
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2012, 08:40:16 AM »
Does anybody know anything about this airline and their service?  Any issues to report?

Thanks!

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Re: Turkish Airways to Israel
« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2012, 08:54:04 AM »
very nice airline, not good if you have an Israeli passport.

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Re: Turkish Airways to Israel
« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2012, 09:10:55 AM »
This was discussed before ad nauseum. Try and do a simple search next time, before starting a new thread. Thanks and welcome to the forums!
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10427.msg126127#msg126127

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #53 on: February 13, 2012, 12:07:02 PM »
very nice airline, not good if you have an Israeli passport.
has there been any incident that youve heard of since that tit for tat situation a while back?

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #54 on: February 13, 2012, 12:09:29 PM »
has there been any incident that youve heard of since that tit for tat situation a while back?

its THAT situation a while back, but Israel setting up an airport in Cyprus won't improve things....

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #55 on: February 13, 2012, 12:39:19 PM »
but Israel setting up an airport in Cyprus won't improve things....
??

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #56 on: February 13, 2012, 12:56:35 PM »

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #57 on: March 02, 2012, 11:53:10 AM »
just to move from theory about why it was done and go to experiance,

+3  ok with us passport, i another bochur and a rabbi, (with a sefer torah) transffered in istanbull, jfk-ukraine... the one incident, was a turkish officer at security, imitated the elal guys, by asking me (i saw he didnt ask anyone else) did you pack your bags? did anyone give you something to deliver? pens? cd? and a few other questions, that are specific to the elal guys,.. then he laughed and sent me on my way... we were actually flying turkish airlines..
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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #58 on: March 04, 2012, 08:19:23 AM »
I haven't had any problems at Ataturk Airport other than a security guard wondering wny my first name in my Israeli passport difffered from that in my US passport.  Not an altogether unjustified reaction.

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Re: Dangerous to stopover in Istanbul?
« Reply #59 on: March 04, 2012, 08:30:25 AM »
why did you give both?