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I have been to Turkey several times. They (Turkish Airlines) are somehow able to consistently be one of the lowest cost and decent airlines.
It is a shame that the country under Erdogan (current leader) does not have better relations with Israel.
I do NOT wear a kippa in Public in Turkey. (I wear a hat/cap)
Even with a hotel for a few nights Turkish Airlines can beat many airlines in terms of price.
I stayed at a decent hotel in Istanbul for about 50$/night.
They have fares to Israel for about 704$ in May of 2015.
Ukraine / Russian airlines are cheaper sometimes but I don't think they are great ..
How does Turkish airlines do it?
The only things I can think of : lower fuel costs? Lower wages? govt subsidies?
The airline is quite ok and Turkey is one of the few Muslim countries that flies to Israel with four or more flights per day on average...
This is not meant to be an Ad for Turk Air....but it is in interesting ::) phenomena....

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« Reply #200 on: August 11, 2023, 12:05:59 PM »
How many restaurants are there now?

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« Reply #201 on: September 18, 2023, 02:24:06 PM »
Is there anything other than this that is "Mehadrin"?
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« Reply #204 on: January 12, 2024, 04:50:27 AM »
Has anyone done the free stopover tour,

I'm debating booking a flight that has a 12hr layover in Istanbul