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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #690 on: September 23, 2020, 11:15:40 AM »
You do realize that Turkey is still a major trading partner with Israel.

Erdoğan isn't Turkey and Turkey isn't Erdoğan. He is a megalomaniac that wants to replace Saudi Arabia (which replaced Egypt) as leader of the Sunni world, with dreams of restoring the Sultanate.
And there are plenty of fine people in Iran who are not antagonistic towards Israel. Would you fly Iran Air if  they had nice lounges, open availability, and great customer service and flight experience??

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #691 on: September 23, 2020, 11:19:23 AM »
Turkey is a NATO member. Any adverse government action to an innocent traveller will have a monumental impact on the country. It's unlikely to happen any time soon.
Covid is AIRBORNE. Open some windows instead of washing your hands

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #692 on: October 05, 2020, 03:00:14 PM »
I am thinking of flying in a few weeks TLV-NYC-TLV on Turkish. The price is more than $200 cheaper than direct and the free second suitcase would save me an additional 100 or so bucks.
Anyone have experience or knowledge regarding Turkish lately? (Political situation, Covid issues, etc.) I have US and Israeli passports in case that makes a difference for anything.

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #693 on: October 05, 2020, 07:22:39 PM »
I am thinking of flying in a few weeks TLV-NYC-TLV on Turkish. The price is more than $200 cheaper than direct and the free second suitcase would save me an additional 100 or so bucks.
Anyone have experience or knowledge regarding Turkish lately? (Political situation, Covid issues, etc.) I have US and Israeli passports in case that makes a difference for anything.
Flew TK recently, great experience. No Kosher meals, like many airlines currently.

Turkey is open to both American and Israeli passport holders.

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #694 on: November 19, 2020, 08:24:09 PM »
There is 3 saver award  flights on united from Ewr to Indianapolis on November 22,  and when you go to book Turkish checking Dans link to star alliance or calling  up Turkish airlines there is nothing available even though its united saver award.

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #695 on: December 23, 2020, 01:24:51 PM »
how can i book a saver award flight using Turkish points for a united flight w/o calling on phone?


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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #696 on: December 23, 2020, 02:38:08 PM »
you can read about it here  https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/wide-open-united-award-space-turkish-airlines-dirt-cheap-star-alliance-awards-valuable-ever/

You can only book online a United ticket for the Turkish account holder. Won't work for anyone else.
In short, log into your Turkish account, and the click on this link
https://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/index.html#login?url=http://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/miles-and-smiles/account/book-star-award-tickets/

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #697 on: December 23, 2020, 05:02:19 PM »
You can only book online a United ticket for the Turkish account holder. Won't work for anyone else.
In short, log into your Turkish account, and the click on this link
https://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/index.html#login?url=http://www.turkishairlines.com/en-us/miles-and-smiles/account/book-star-award-tickets/

tried this approach but not work. emailed their office and awaiting reply.

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #698 on: December 23, 2020, 05:34:49 PM »
I had an issue with a ticket a few months ago and tried emailing them. Took weeks till they responded. I've booked many tickets on the phone with them, and usually needed to HUCA a few times before I got someone who would help. If they say they can't find a flight that you know is really available, just hang up. Most of them don't know what they're doing. But after a few tries, it gets done...

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #699 on: December 23, 2020, 09:41:27 PM »
make sure the agent who answers says "international line", if not your wasting your time...

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Re: Turkish Airlines
« Reply #700 on: December 25, 2020, 10:49:34 AM »
Just got tickets using Turkish Miles but neglected to use my explorer card when paying the tax in order to get free luggage.

I would cancel and rebook, except that the # of miles necessary have increased since original booking.

Any ideas how to fix this?