Cookies and Privacy Policy

Cookies are small data files set up in your computer by a web server, via your browser. Websites use cookies to recognize you when a connection is established between your browser and the server. Cookies are designed to make a website more convenient to use for its visitors. There are four types of cookies classified according to their purpose of use: Session Cookies, Performance Cookies, Functional Cookies and Advertisements and Third-Party Cookies. Turkish Airlines uses session cookies and persistent cookies on its website. Session cookies are temporary cookies which are stored in the user's browser until they exit the Turkish Airlines website. Persistent cookies are stored in the user's browser until the user deletes them. The lifetime of cookies may vary depending on the user's browser settings.

Cookie Type Cookie Function
Session Cookies This type of cookie is necessary so that the Turkish Airlines website functions properly. These cookies ensure that the website can be visited and its features can be utilized. Session cookies are used to transfer information between the various pages of the website and to avoid users having to enter information multiple times.
Performance Cookies Use of these cookies allows the owner of the page to gather information such as the frequency of visits to pages, related error messages (if available), the time users spend on the pages and how they navigate through the website. This information can be used to improve the performance of the website.
Functional Cookies These cookies recognize selections made by the user (i.e. selected city, flight date etc.), making the user's visit to the site more convenient. They also provide users with advanced web features.
Advertisements and Third-Party Cookies Turkish Airlines uses cookies from third-party suppliers so that it can incorporate certain functions in its website (for example cookies formed by social media sharing tools on flight points and promotional pages). The website also uses cookies from companies carrying out advertisement follow-ups on the website.

Generally, Internet browsers are predefined to accept cookies automatically. Browsers can be adjusted to block cookies or to warn the user when cookies are sent to the device. As the management of cookies may vary from browser to browser, please refer to the help menu of your browser for further information.

You can visit www.allaboutcookies.org for detailed information about deleting and blocking cookies and for general information on cookies.