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Traveling during COVID-19 pandemic

While traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic may seem more difficult, strict measures and hygiene protocols are implemented on our aircraft to ensure that your flight is safe. As well, you can enjoy flexible travel with free changing rights and refund options.

Please click here for the clarification text regarding the process of your personal data in accordance with the precautions taken during of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Exclusively for the Turkish Airlines passengers travelling to the United Kingdom, for PCR tests that you can access at advantageous prices, we are collaborating with The Regenerative Clinic offer in-clinic testing across 12 locations nationwide, with Randox, which is one of the biggest laboratories in England, and with Klarity, which provides the opportunity to take practical tests at home. We cooperate with ExpressTest, who offer tests at airports and over 30 sites across the UK as well as Home Testing.

Our collaboration with The Regenerative Clinic

The Regenerative Clinic is proud to have partnered with Turkish Airlines to be their trusted recommended Covid-19 testing provider. The Regenerative Clinic is a leading UK government laboratory provider and a founding member of the LTIO, ensuring all practises are to the highest ethical and professional standards with 24/7 customer service support. The Regenerative Clinic offer in-clinic testing across a network of 12 easily accessible locations nationwide, as well as offering 2000 appointments available, 7 days a week with options for Express testing available, results within as little as 4 hours, same day or 24/36 results depending on your requirements. As a Turkish Airlines passenger, you can benefit from an exclusive 20% discount for all departure and arrival testing. Use code TURKISH20 at checkout.

Our collaboration with ExpressTest

We have partnered with ExpressTest, a leading UK government listed provider who offer rapid Antigen and PCR tests at Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham & Edinburgh airports, as well as a network of over 30 Regional Health Centres right across the UK and Home Test options. Use promo code TURKISH21 for an exclusive discount for Turkish Airlines customers. Click here to book tests.

Our collaboration with Randox 

You can access the details of our collaboration with Randox, which provides exclusive solutions to the needs of our passengers arriving England from the green, amber and red coded countries, via this page. In order to benefit from the discount, please use the campaign code below. 

Campaign code: UKTK 

Our collaboration with Klarity 

You can easily apply your PCR and quick antigen tests provided by Klarity, and you can get online advice from a health attendant by forming an appointment. For advantageous prices exclusively for the THY passengers and for the kit options, you may visit this page. All tests are approved by the relevant bodies.

Enjoy flexible travel opportunities

As the world returns to normal, you can safely plan new trips with your flexible travel rights. You are always prepared for changes in your plans with our zero-change fee and change-to-open ticket rights.

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Enjoy healthy and safe flying

Adittional health measures have been instituted at all stages of your new flights. Discover our new applications, designed to enable you to travel safely.

Breathe safely wih HEPA filters

HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters in our aircraft uses a special filtration system that can remove 99.97% of all particles whose diameter is up to 0.3 microns in the air. HEPA filters ensure a clean and safe air inside the cabin.

Masks permitted on flights

Please note that wearing a mask during the flight depends on the country and state you are traveling to and for country-specific restrictions, you can visit the Travel Rules of Countries from here. If you wish, you can bring your own mask and travel with a peace of mind. For details, please review the "Personal mask and hygiene equipment" section on Guidelines for Safe Travel.

Passengers with special conditions such as heart disease, respiratory problems, asthma, and autism can use a visor if they provide a doctor's report.

Enjoy flexible travels and complete your transactions easily

You can review flight disruptions caused by the pandemic and changes in your itinerary, along with transactions for your new travels and additional opportunities and offers.

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You can change your ticket to a new flight or change it to an open ticket. You can also review return offers that add value to your ticket.

  • If you have not yet scheduled your trip, you can benefit from the change-to-open ticket right for flights operating until June 30, 2022 in the same class fare and without paying any additional fees
  • If you have scheduled your new trip, you can change your ticket for a flight operating until August 31, 2022, and travel without being affected by the high volume of requests and fare changes.

If you are planning a new trip Read more

We know that plans can change! With the flexible change or change-to-open ticker rights, you can safely plan a new trip.

You can change domestic and international tickets purchased between March 21, 2020 and June 30, 2022 (inclusive) for another flight taking place by August 31, 2022 (inclusive), without paying a penalty. Alternatively, you can change your ticket with to an open ticket for use on another date. Please review our Flexible change page for more details. (It is not valid for flights arriving to / departing from China.)


Please visit our Announcements page to follow our announcements regarding changes due to the pandemic.