Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles Double Elite Qualifying Miles February 20 – March 15, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines Miles&SmilesTurkish Airlines has launched a new limited-time offer for double elite qualifying miles on international flights. Miles&Smiles members earn double elite miles if booked February 19 – March 1 and flown February 20 – March 15, 2020. You can access this offer on the Turkish Airlines website here. Note that the number of bonus elite […]

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Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles Expired Miles Reinstatement Campaign

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles is offering an olive branch for members whose miles expired on December 31, 2019. Members that take a business class return between February 18 – April 26 will have their expired miles reinstated through November 30. You can access this offer on the Turkish Airlines website here. Note that there is a […]

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Airfare of the Day: United/Turkish Airlines BUSINESS CLASS San Francisco (SFO) to Istanbul (IST) from $2,320

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their high/low-off-peak/shoulder season midweek business class non-refundable round trip fares between San Francisco and Istanbul. This fare includes a stopover/transfer in Europe. The segments Europe-Istanbul are operated by Turkish Airlines. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare […]

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Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles 25% Off Americas Awards For Travel Through March 31, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles had a monthly promotion for award discounts in 2019 to celebrate the quarter-century of the airline’s loyalty program. Miles&Smiles has brought back the 25% off award discount this time to travel to the Americas through March 31, 2020, that must be ticketed by February 29. You can access this offer on the […]

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Airfare of the Day: Turkish Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to new York (JFK/EWR) from $2,712

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Kuala Lumpur and New York. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Turkish Airlines (TK) JF2BROL1 KUL to NYC. Booking class: J. Price: from $2,712 ($1,862 […]

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Airfare of the Day: Turkish Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Amsterdam (AMS) from $1,807

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Turkish Airlines (TK) JF2BROL1 KUL to AMS. Booking class: J. Price: from $1,807 ($1,711 carrier […]

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Turkish Airlines Complimentary In-Flight Internet?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a note about his latest flight with Turkish Airlines that had offered complimentary, previously paid, internet access in the economy. Airlines have realized how important for many, some loathe the idea though, the in-flight internet access is and are making it inexpensive and sometimes completely free for premium and elite […]

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Top 10 ways to fly an international airline without flying all the way to its country

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Have you ever landed in Amsterdam and wondered what the heck an EVA Air jet was doing there, since the carrier doesn’t fly nonstop from its hub in Taipei? Or been plane spotting in Sydney and trying to figure out why there were so many Emirates A380s on the ground at once? (Hint: they weren’t …

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Turkish Airlines Economy Beverage Options Changes In December 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines last week implemented beverage changes (read more here) affecting those traveling in economy and without any communication that unfortunately is not unusual for this airline. The leaked information indicated that most hard liquor options would be eliminated systemwide while number of beers loaded for short/medium-haul flights would also be severely curtailed. It was […]

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Reader Question: Turkish Airlines Codeshare On Garuda? Delta Or United Elite Benefits?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Garuda IndonesiaA LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding possible issues with Turkish Airlines (Star Alliance) marketed flights operated by Garuda Indonesia (SkyTeam). You can always email us, send a message via Facebook, or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. Here’s the question from the reader: So I’m […]

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Turkish Airlines Slowly Going Dry?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines Passenger RightsTurkish Airlines that has been proud of the catering provided both in economy and business class cabins even on short-haul flights, is making drastic changes to the offerings effective today (December 6, 2019). These adult beverage option changes adversely affect economy class passengers. Flights of less than six hours are close to dry. You can […]

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Ultimate guide to searching award availability for the major airlines

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Becoming an advanced award traveler requires you to master two separate skills: earning points and miles and effectively redeeming them for the maximum possible value. While the first skill might seem confusing as you learn to navigate the world of travel rewards credit cards (possibly for the first time), the second skill is more challenging. …

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Exciting new airline routes for November 2019 and beyond

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

Airlines are constantly adjusting their schedules, launching new services while canceling others. It’s all part of their efforts to perfect their networks while increasing profitability. New routes are announced nearly every day, some seasonal and some more permanent. Others are a dropped as carriers change course on their route plans. Here’s a look at some …

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Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles 30% & 50% Off Awards For Travel Through March 15, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Turkish Airlines has launched up to 50% off awards Cyber Sale for travel through March 15, 2020. Miles&Smiles members can save 30% to 50% on the number of miles required for economy and business on select routes for tickets issued November 28 – December 2. You can access this offer on the Turkish Airlines website […]

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60,000 points got our family to Kauai — reader success story

Written by Peter Rothbart @ The Points Guy

Today I want to share a story from TPG reader Krzysztof, who took advantage of an award chart sweet spot to book a family vacation: Our family of four visited Hawaii back in 2014. We spent 15 days there, visiting Oahu, Maui and the Big Island and booking most of the trip with points. We …

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Airfare of the Day: Turkish Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Manila (MNL), Philippines to New York (NYC)/Boston (BOS)/Chicago (ORD)/Washington DC (IAD)/Miami (MIA)/Houston (IAH), United States from $1,429 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Manila and the United States. Remember you can always email us or send a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. This fare is being discussed on FlyerTalk (access here). Fare Details: Fare: Turkish Airlines (TK) JF3BRO MNL […]

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