About Turkish Airlines and Reasons for flight Delays and Cancellations
Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of turkey, headquartered at the Turkish Airlines General management Building on the grounds of Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. It operates services to over 209 destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, making it the fourth largest carrier in the world by number of destinations. It serves more destinations non stop from a single airport than any other airline in Europe and flies to about 115 countries which is more than any other airline in the world. Istanbul Atatürk Airport is its main base and its secondary hubs are at Esenboga, Sabiha Gokcen, and Adnan Menderes International Airports. Massive passenger numbers have been known to cause flight delays and cancellations as Airlines struggle to make proper planning of flights and Turkish airlines isn’t exempted from this mishaps. Aside poor planning and management, illness of one or more number of crew members, technical defects, Bird strikes and storms are all other reasons as to why there could be a flight delay or cancellation.
Your Rights as an
If you fall victim of a flight failure with Turkish Airlines, you are entitled to an alternative flight which the airline is mandated to immediately make available. You have a right to either accept the offer or request for a full refund. In a situation where notice of an imminent cancellation is given less than 14 days before scheduled departure date, then you could be eligible to some monetary compensation as well. Generally, compensation is paid when a flight is delayed for at least 3 hours or cancelled without 14 days prior notice of an impending cancellation and amount payable as compensation is solely dependent on the flight distance and not on the ticket price. It must be noted however that Airlines are not held responsible for delays and cancellations that is as a result of exceptional circumstances such as Bird strikes, Storms and other related bad weather conditions.
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Unfortunately, it is a very difficult task to claim for damages against Airlines and this is because they are not willing to make payment but would rather offer travel vouchers. Success is only recorded when legal action is taken or with the help of professional firms like wirkaufendeinenflug.de who are specialist when it comes to fighting for Air-passenger rights. All you have to do is submit your claim online and we will gladly evaluate it at no cost. If found valid, we will make you an offer which is transferred directly into your account within 3 - 24 hours * upon agreement. You get to keep the money given no matter the eventual outcome of proceedings and money given can sometimes be higher than the original cost of the ticket.