Turkish Airlines to launch Vancouver – Istanbul flights in 2020

As first reported by Aeronews  and now confirmed by Turkish Airlines, the airline is set to start flights between Vancouver and Istanbul as of mid-2020:

This is significant news as Turkish Airlines is part of Star Alliance and thus is an Air Canada Aeroplan partner airline. The airline is well known for the regard that award flights on their planes carry no surcharges like we see on Air Canada, Lufthansa and so on! Not only that, but Turkish Airlines is a huge airline that offers amazing connection opportunities via Istanbul to Europe, Asia, Africa and some of those great islands in the Indian Ocean. Add on top of that an excellent in flight product for both business and economy and you can see why this route will be important (and popular)

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Currently Turkish Airlines serves Toronto and Montreal so this will be a welcome addition to those living in Western Canada.

Aeronews states the flights will be 3x weekly to being with and will be operated with either a 787 Dreamliner or Airbus A350 which both have Turkish Airlines latest interiors.

Rewards Canada covers Turkish Airlines’ own FFP called Miles&Smiles on a regular basis, primarily for bonus miles offers which you can find here.

Title Image via Turkish Airlines

HT One Mile at a Time