Review of Turkish Airlines flight Istanbul Paris in Economy

Airline Turkish Airlines
Flight TK1821
Class Economy
Seat 12F
Aircraft Airbus A321
Flight time 03:50
Take-off 03 Dec 16, 08:00
Arrival at 03 Dec 16, 09:50
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Published on 22nd January 2017
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I pick off from my last report and we rush to make the connection to our next flight after a long queue at security at Ataturk. Having just been on an 11.5 hr flight, I'm definitely not in the best condition.

Turkish Airlines
TK 1821
Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) - Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
A321-200
TC-JSV
Economy Class
Gate 208


Ataturk is not the most modern airport and it felt kind of confusing at times. Not much in terms of amenities.
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Making our way to the gate, right at the corner of the airport. It was quite a distance from where we were.
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A small flight but still full. Managed to snag a window seat for this flight so I'm not too concerned but I was separated from my travel partners. Again, boarding groups are strictly enforced here.
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Boarding the plane. It's a small plane so you can barely see it's nose poke out.
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Boarding pass shot.
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A shot of the plane from the aerobridge.
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A top down shot of the seat
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And one sitting down.
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The other passengers continue to board the flight.
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Switching to the flight information.
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Seat-back literature.
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IFE remote.
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The sun is rising here in Istanbul.
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Push back starts and the inflight video begins.
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Taxing to the runway.
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And we're off!
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Flight map as we make out way to Paris.
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Breakfast service begins. No menu for this flight.
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Starter: Olives, cheese, cucumber slice and tomato slice
Main: Cheese toast, scrambled eggs, grilled tomato
Dessert: Plain yoghurt
Etc: Hot roll and cherry jam
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The trays are cleared and the flight continues towards France.
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Peeking over the mountain ranges.
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Obligatory toilet visit. Clean and well maintained.
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A shot of the galley.
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A shot of the cabin from the rear.
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A slightly different version of the flight map compared to the previous flight.
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Landed in Paris!
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Verdict

Turkish Airlines

7.8/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew7.0
Entertainment/wifi8.0
Meal/catering8.5

Istanbul - ISX

6.5/10
Efficiency6.0
Access7.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness7.0

Paris - CDG

6.6/10
Efficiency5.5
Access7.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness8.0

Conclusion

Good flight with Turkish Airlines. Food is good, crew is above average. I enjoyed my flights with Turkish so far and it has well exceeded my expectations. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Information on the route Istanbul (ISX) Paris (CDG)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 30 reviews of 4 airlines on the route Istanbul (ISX) → Paris (CDG).


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The airline with the best average rating is Turkish Airlines with 8.1/10.

The average flight time is 3 hours and 46 minutes.

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