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Origin
Istanbul
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Destination
San Francisco
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Fri, Mar 16
IST
SFO
17h 10m
Tue, Mar 27
SFO
IST
15h 50m
Trip: 12 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 16763 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
LAX
FRA
Excellent 9.3

timeliness of departure time in flight service quality in flight food offering other than main meals friendliness of flight crew linguistic capabilities of flight crew

touch screen for in flight entertainment did not work very well

FRA
BEY
Excellent 8.0

Very comfortable flight. Good crew member little little bit uptight but expected. Efficient and on time

Need to upgrade mefia hardware to 21st century.

DEN
FRA
Good 7.6

LATE!! This is rediculous for a flight company not to be able to board on time so I miss my connection and get stuck for 6 hours

IST
FRA
Excellent 9.6

The food and service was superb.

BUD
MUC
Excellent 10.0

My flight from Budapest took off hour later then scheduled. We landed in Munich only ten minutes before the international flight's take off to San Francisco. Upon the Munich landing, eight of us were escorted on a special bus, with a special pass controll and on special routs to make sure we get on the plane on time. Our laggage managed to get on the same plane as well. Thank you Lufthansa!

Thu, Jan 18
IST
SFO
29h 25m
Wed, Feb 7
SFO
IST
15h 25m
Trip: 21 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1468 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.1
Food
7.5
LHR
AMS
Good 7.6

I was pleasantly surprised they had a snack service on such a short flight. The flight attendants were very friendly

Amsterdam customs is the most disorganized I have ever seen. With the number of tourists entering the country you would think they would have done something about it. There were only 2 customs agents!! One for all passports and 1 for all passports. We were in the customs hall longer than we were in flight!

AMS
IAH
Good 7.3

Per usual, KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Strange choice of in-flight movies; no accounting for taste, I guess.

FCO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

ATL
CLE
Okay 4.0

OLD plane without comfort or entertainment

DMM
AMS
Okay 4.3

staff was fine

old old plane, very uncomfortable. Tiny bad screen made movies pointless

Mon, Dec 18
IST
SFO
28h 35m
Wed, Dec 27
SFO
IST
18h 45m
Trip: 10 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 1868 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.3
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
6.8
Food
7.1
CDG
CPH
Good 6.6

Crew very professional and nice food Boarding process well organized

Poor seat comfort in business class and no entertainment for a flight lasting more than 1h

PTP
FDF
Good 6.5

The price 50€ cheaper than the other operators. Quick flight. Kind crew.

Lack organisation for checking. No difference if you have done the checking online. No breakfast on a 7am flight though included in the price.

VIE
CDG
Excellent 10.0

The hostesses were very kind and nice

ORY
JFK
Excellent 8.0

it was cancelled so they got me on the next flight on Turkish

CDG
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

It was on time

Food was AWFUL! Better to serve nothing

Tue, Dec 12
IST
SFO
19h 30m
Sun, Dec 31
SFO
IST
20h 15m
Trip: 20 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13331 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
CPT
LHR
Good 6.6

Your staff were truly excellent, helpful and engaging.

My TV worked only intermittently and I therefore could not relax and enjoy the entertainment...

VIE
LHR
Excellent 8.0

punctuality

trapped on this plane for over 3 hours and they can't even spring for a lousy soda and bag of crisps.

LHR
BOS
Okay 5.6

Were very nice and accomodating

Entertainment only worked sporadiaclly, crew tried toreaet it numerous times

ORD
LHR
Good 6.6

Excellent vegan meal selection!

No Wifi, average movie selection, cramped space, 2+ hour delay (half of which was spent sitting on plane).

LHR
BUD
Mediocre 2.6

Only card why?? No free food??

Sat, Jan 13
IST
SFO
17h 15m
Fri, Jan 19
SFO
IST
19h 40m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 51141 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
IAH
LAS
Good 7.3

Seat was really hard and hurt to sit on after the first hour. Even had trouble sleeping it was so bad.

DEN
LGA
Excellent 8.3

The crew did a good job with the sick woman.

JAX
IAH
Good 7.6

N/A

Seat was really hard and hurt to sit on after the first hour. Even had trouble sleeping it was so bad.

SFO
SAN
Excellent 8.0

Boarding was very easy , no long line , trip was on time .

IAD
LAX
Okay 4.0

Had xtra legroom and Wi-Fi

I paid the xtra $99 for the economy plus but my headphone jack didn’t work so I couldn’t watch a movie and my tray table was broken so I had to hold my drink and fumble with my food. The flight attendant tried to fix it but couldn’t. Made my 6 hour flight feel like 12 hours.

Tue, Dec 12
IST
SFO
13h 40m
Tue, Jan 2
SFO
IST
12h 55m
Trip: 22 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 555 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
IST
SFO
Mediocre 2.0

Last my lagge

It should be connected fight with my other flight

IST
SFO
Excellent 8.0

Service was very good, an excellent selection of entertainment to stay distracted during the 13 hour flight, and a reasonable rate for the flight.

IST
SFO
Excellent 8.0

Fantastic onboard entertainment. Lots of current movies and tv shows to watch. Music was available, too. Even a camera under the plane to see what you’re flying over...usually clouds. USB charging, big screens in the headrests, games, remote control with keyboard and game controller, network cable for laptops without Wi-Fi even. The had pillows and blankets on every seat when we arrived and handed out hot towels before the first meal. They also provided a kit with eye mask, toothbrush, cologne, and slippers. Far better than we expected.

We were subjected to at least five security checks after our transfer in Istanbul. At the gate they checked our passports and boarding passes five times before boarding, every carry on bag was searched and every person was patted down. We even watched while one man held up his baby for a guard to pat the baby down! This was all after the security we’d received to get to our gate. So, if you left the gate to use the bathroom, you had to go through all the checks again.

IST
SFO
Excellent 10.0

No, disappointments:)

IST
SFO
Okay 4.3

Food—though not much of it! If you’re asleep, good luck getting any food afterward. They were out of breakfasts after I awoke. Didn’t they count the reservations?

Restrooms dirty, cabin dirty—no owriodic seeeps, staff that makes no effort to interact. They appear frantic and overworked. sure hope the pilots are more engaged than everyone w Turkish Air

Wed, Dec 20
IST
SFO
25h 24m
Thu, Dec 28
SFO
IST
24h 35m
Trip: 9 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 25178 reviews
Overall
7.3
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
SAL
MIA
Excellent 8.6

There was no individual entertainment on board (TV’s, internet, etc)

CDG
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Good flight overall

The experience at DFW was terrible- long lines to get out of baggage claim because of too few agents to process 1000 people waiting. Also long lines for TSA screening to get to gate.

LAX
MIA
Good 7.6

Movies, clean, efficient

Paying of my small Checked bag

MCI
DFW
Mediocre 2.0

I cancelled this flight months ago, yet it was still in your records

DFW
SDF
Okay 4.6

Considerate flight attendants. Turned lights down for evening flight, so we could get some rest.

Flight was not on time. Time was changed a day prior with no reason explained. No in flight entertainment on this flight.

Wed, Mar 7
IST
SFO
17h 15m
Wed, Mar 14
SFO
IST
22h 15m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Mar 15
IST
SFO
17h 10m
Wed, Mar 28
SFO
IST
15h 50m
Trip: 14 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 16763 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
FRA
DUS
Excellent 10.0

Timeliness of departure time Ease of navigating airport to find departure gate

Nothing comes to mind Good flight over all

LAX
FRA
Excellent 9.3

timeliness of departure time in flight service quality in flight food offering other than main meals friendliness of flight crew linguistic capabilities of flight crew

touch screen for in flight entertainment did not work very well

LAX
FRA
Good 6.6

I flew in an A380 from LAX to FRA and that is a huge airplane but very nice. The flight from FRA to TLV was full and that airplane had no USB charge ports and no seat back video. I refuse to fly El Al because they don't have video and charge ports. Now I need to avoid flying with Lufthansa.

No USB charge ports and no seat back video. They only have movies from Sony.

DEN
FRA
Good 7.6

LATE!! This is rediculous for a flight company not to be able to board on time so I miss my connection and get stuck for 6 hours

MCO
FRA
Excellent 8.0

No language options on tv besides english.

Wed, Mar 7
SAW
SFO
24h 45m
Wed, Mar 14
SFO
SAW
20h 25m
Trip: 7 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1468 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.1
Food
7.5
LHR
AMS
Good 7.6

I was pleasantly surprised they had a snack service on such a short flight. The flight attendants were very friendly

Amsterdam customs is the most disorganized I have ever seen. With the number of tourists entering the country you would think they would have done something about it. There were only 2 customs agents!! One for all passports and 1 for all passports. We were in the customs hall longer than we were in flight!

FCO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

DMM
AMS
Okay 4.0

OLD OLD plane with hard seats and tiny screens

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

AMS
IAH
Good 7.3

Per usual, KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Strange choice of in-flight movies; no accounting for taste, I guess.

Mon, Jan 15
IST
SFO
28h 35m
Wed, Jan 24
SFO
IST
18h 45m
Trip: 10 days
7.5GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.5 Good
Based on 1868 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
7.3
Crew
8.2
Entertainment
6.8
Food
7.1
PTP
FDF
Good 6.5

The price 50€ cheaper than the other operators. Quick flight. Kind crew.

Lack organisation for checking. No difference if you have done the checking online. No breakfast on a 7am flight though included in the price.

TLV
CDG
Excellent 10.0

Short, lots of leg space

CDG
PRG
Excellent 8.6

It was on time and the crew was good

The food wasnt upto the mark

CDG
ICN
Excellent 10.0

There were not noodle soup ready this time.

CDG
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

It was on time

Food was AWFUL! Better to serve nothing

Wed, Dec 13
IST
SFO
19h 30m
Sun, Dec 31
SFO
IST
20h 15m
Trip: 19 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13331 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
BOS
LHR
Excellent 8.0

The food on the flight was good and the wheelchair assistance was good too.

LHR
HYD
Excellent 8.0

The food on the flight was good.

The wheelchair assistance was very bad as no one turned up with a wheelchair. The airways really need to improve their service and make sure that whey they offering wheelchair assistance they in fact do it. This has happened serveral times that no one turned up at the London airport.

VIE
LHR
Excellent 8.0

punctuality

trapped on this plane for over 3 hours and they can't even spring for a lousy soda and bag of crisps.

LHR
BLQ
Good 7.6

I didn't like the fact that one has to pay for any refreshments on the flight, even for coffee, juice, or soda. When I asked for water, the flight attendant assumed that I wanted to pay for bottled water; I had to specify that I wanted regular water.

LHR
DEN
Excellent 10.0

plane was not full so plenty of room to move around etc

Mon, Jan 15
IST
SFO
17h 15m
Sun, Jan 21
SFO
IST
22h 20m
Trip: 7 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 51141 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SFO
SAN
Excellent 8.0

Boarding was very easy , no long line , trip was on time .

IAH
LAS
Good 7.3

Seat was really hard and hurt to sit on after the first hour. Even had trouble sleeping it was so bad.

EWR
PBI
Okay 4.6

Arrived on time

Distance between gates

JAX
IAH
Good 7.6

N/A

Seat was really hard and hurt to sit on after the first hour. Even had trouble sleeping it was so bad.

DEN
IAD
Okay 4.3

Staff was friendly

United has a system glitch and we were delayed. I got in around 1 am instead of 11 pm. I decide to order a glass of wine and since they don’t give receipts. I found out i was charged for 2 glasses instead of one. To top it off the co-worker i was traveling with didn’t get charged due to the inconvenience and delay. i travel a lot with United (higher status than him) and would have liked that offer (and not get charged one i didn’t order) being a mileage plus and credit card holder. I did go on line and ask for a credit and they did make it right and give me a credit.

Wed, Dec 13
IST
SFO
13h 40m
Tue, Jan 2
SFO
IST
12h 55m
Trip: 21 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 555 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
8.0
IST
SFO
Excellent 10.0

Food is great. Flight attendants were very helpful. Entertainment options are great. Comfy seats. Short flight.

Istanbul airport is crowded. Looking forward to the new airport.

IST
SFO
Excellent 10.0

I was very happy with food and service especially stewardess smiling my journey was San Fransisco to Istanbul.

One of my luggage didn't come came 3 days later.

IST
SFO
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. I enjoyed my flight specially delicious food. I will definitely fly again by Turkish Airlines. I also recommend to other travelers.

The flight arrived a little late. It was not on time.

IST
SFO
Excellent 10.0

No, disappointments:)

IST
SFO
Okay 4.3

Food—though not much of it! If you’re asleep, good luck getting any food afterward. They were out of breakfasts after I awoke. Didn’t they count the reservations?

Restrooms dirty, cabin dirty—no owriodic seeeps, staff that makes no effort to interact. They appear frantic and overworked. sure hope the pilots are more engaged than everyone w Turkish Air

Fri, Mar 16
IST
SFO
17h 10m
Wed, Mar 28
SFO
IST
15h 50m
Trip: 13 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 16763 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
FRA
TLV
Mediocre 3.0

There was no food included, although the flight wasn't low cost, we didn't even get drinks, not even water. We asked for a glass of water from the crew, but they were busy selling the food and forgot about us.

LAX
FRA
Excellent 9.3

timeliness of departure time in flight service quality in flight food offering other than main meals friendliness of flight crew linguistic capabilities of flight crew

touch screen for in flight entertainment did not work very well

IST
FRA
Excellent 9.6

The food and service was superb.

FRA
DUS
Excellent 10.0

Timeliness of departure time Ease of navigating airport to find departure gate

Nothing comes to mind Good flight over all

FCO
FRA
Excellent 10.0

Ease and concenience

Wed, Dec 20
IST
SFO
34h 29m
Fri, Dec 29
SFO
IST
28h 55m
Trip: 10 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 25178 reviews
Overall
7.3
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.6
CDG
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Good flight overall

The experience at DFW was terrible- long lines to get out of baggage claim because of too few agents to process 1000 people waiting. Also long lines for TSA screening to get to gate.

BDL
CLT
Okay 4.0

No baggage controls from seat 18 to 28 no bags would fit. As we exited all the front rows we're waiting to get there bags stored in back of planes overhead bins. That's just not right, especially when they charge us extra to take a bag for overhead bins storage.

MBJ
PHL
Excellent 8.6

AA flight was relaxed and smooth, crew was respectful and warm can’t think

Can’t think of anything I didn’t like

DFW
SDF
Okay 4.6

Considerate flight attendants. Turned lights down for evening flight, so we could get some rest.

Flight was not on time. Time was changed a day prior with no reason explained. No in flight entertainment on this flight.

SAL
MIA
Excellent 8.6

There was no individual entertainment on board (TV’s, internet, etc)

Sat, Nov 18
IST
SFO
29h 30m
Thu, Jan 11
SFO
IST
15h 25m
Trip: 55 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, Nov 24
IST
SFO
22h 45m
Thu, Nov 30
SFO
IST
32h 35m
Trip: 7 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1468 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.1
Food
7.5
SVO
AMS
Okay 5.2

KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Also, really tired of the fake business class on these flights...

DMM
AMS
Okay 4.3

staff was fine

old old plane, very uncomfortable. Tiny bad screen made movies pointless

AMS
IAH
Good 7.3

Per usual, KLM can't seem to figure out the order of boarding the plane. Should be business - priority - everyone else. Instead they do priority first, and that's usually two-thirds of the passengers. Strange choice of in-flight movies; no accounting for taste, I guess.

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

AMS
ATL
Good 7.0

newer plane, good staff

need better and more food options, more often

Thu, Dec 14
IST
SFO
19h 20m
Sun, Dec 31
SFO
IST
20h 15m
Trip: 18 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13331 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
HYD
Excellent 8.0

The food on the flight was good.

The wheelchair assistance was very bad as no one turned up with a wheelchair. The airways really need to improve their service and make sure that whey they offering wheelchair assistance they in fact do it. This has happened serveral times that no one turned up at the London airport.

LHR
BLQ
Good 7.6

I didn't like the fact that one has to pay for any refreshments on the flight, even for coffee, juice, or soda. When I asked for water, the flight attendant assumed that I wanted to pay for bottled water; I had to specify that I wanted regular water.

ORD
LHR
Good 6.6

Excellent vegan meal selection!

No Wifi, average movie selection, cramped space, 2+ hour delay (half of which was spent sitting on plane).

LAS
LHR
Excellent 8.0

The flight was great. Business class is the way to go if it’s in your budget. However, the British Airways photos of business class does not quite reflect reality. It’s just a regular seat with more leg room.

VIE
LHR
Excellent 8.0

punctuality

trapped on this plane for over 3 hours and they can't even spring for a lousy soda and bag of crisps.

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