General Travel News

Turkish Airlines launches flights to Los Angeles

Turkish Airlines celebrated the launch of its inaugural flight from Istanbul to Los Angeles, the airline's fourth destination in the United States on 3rd of March 2011. Non-stop flights are scheduled to operate four times per week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday with the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Scheduled flight times for Los Angeles are as follows:

Istanbul - Los Angeles Departure / Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11:10 15:25
Los Angeles - Istanbul Departure / Arrival
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 17:55 17:10 (+1)
All times are in Local Mean Time (LMT).

To celebrate the new route, Turkish Airlines is offering an exceptionally discounted rate on all flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul purchased on/or before April 30, 2011. Round-trip flights are available for $752.00 including all taxes and fees.

Passengers traveling to/from Los Angeles will experience the exceptional service aboard the brand-new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Equipped with the latest technology, the planes will feature Turkish Airlines' new Comfort Class. Comfort Class provides the affordability of economy with the luxury of business class. Boasting a 46 inch seat pitch and a seating area of 19.5 inches, Comfort Class offers the widest possible knee and seat space, compared to other airlines with premium economy. Every seat is also equipped with 10.6 inch in-arm monitors with AVOD services and connects to iPods or USB devices. Internet, GSM and Live TV applications will be accessible for Comfort Class passengers. 

More General Travel News
Marshmello, Pitbull, Shaggy and Don Omar perform at the Diriyah Music Festival in Saudi Arabia
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Karachi
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals into Dubai by early September
Latest Travel News
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Kara...
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals...
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Featured Sights To See
Old Man Mo Temple

Old Man Mo Temple

Hong Kong, China

Old Man Mo Temple located on Hollywood Road was built in 1848 and is the oldest and most well known temple of Hong Kong. It pays tribute to Man Tai, the god of Literature and Mo Tai, the god of war whose images are found inside. Many throng this temple and burn incense sticks. It is believed that physical strength and intelligence is granted in the worship here.  ...

Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Prague, Czech Republic

You cannot visit Prague without visiting its most famous landmark. Founded in the 9th century by Prince Bořivoj of the Premysl dynasty, the castle grew arbitrarily as subsequent rulers made new additions. All Czech rulers have had their residences at the castle except for the country’s first post-communist president who preferred the comforts of his own home. The castle now stands at almost seven ...

Juhu Beach

Juhu Beach

Mumbai, India

Juhu Beach is located in the central suburb of Mumbai. The beach is clean and the waters are a beautiful shade of turquoise blue which turn into shades of red and orange as the sun dips into the Arabian Sea. This spectacular sight is worth watching. Every evening, hordes of people converge at Juhu Beach and enjoy local snacks as they watch dancing monkeys and acrobats while children buy toys and b...

Rumeli Fortress

Rumeli Fortress

Istanbul, Turkey

Rumeli Fortress, also called Rumelihisarı, was built by Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II (aka the Conqueror) for the final siege of Constantinople.  Its position on a bend in the Bosphorus, at its narrowest point, meant no ships could get in from or out of the city to the Black Sea.  Construction began in April 1452 and lasted four months.  Constantinople finally fell in April of the next y...