Refunds, Reimbursement, and Compensation: Turkish Airlines


If you’ve experienced flight delays or cancellations with Turkish Airlines, you may be entitled to receive up to {ec261compensation} in compensation per person.

Turkish Airlines’s latest on-time performance data reveals that out of 370 flight departures in the last 24 hours, 45.68% departed on time.

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Turkish Airlines: Flights canceled today

How many flights were canceled today?

  • Our data shows that Turkish Airlines canceled 25 flights in the last 24 hours.
  • 22.22% of domestic flights and 6.37% of international flights were canceled.
  • If your flight was canceled and you received less than 14 days notice, you may be eligible for up to {ec261compensation} in compensation. Check here.
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Turkish Airlines Flight Cancellation Compensation

Regardless of where you are in the world when you find out of the cancellation of your flight, Turkish Airlines should provide you with a new flight or a full refund if your flight is canceled.

Since flight cancellations can cause significant disruptions to your travel plans, it's important to determine if you're entitled to receive compensation from Turkish Airlines for your canceled flight.

According to EU regulations, Turkish Airlines must pay passengers up to {ec261compensation} per person for flight cancellations that occur at late notice, which is defined as any cancellation that happens less than 14 days before the scheduled departure time.

Turkish Airlines will not be required to pay compensation if they can offer a replacement flight with a similar departure and arrival time to the original flight. For more detailed requirements, please see our flight cancellation compensation page.

Airlines are also exempt from paying compensation for flight cancellations resulting from extraordinary circumstances. This means that if there was an unforeseeable situation beyond the airline's control that forced the cancellation, such as bad weather or an air traffic control strike, Turkish Airlines is not required to provide compensation for the canceled flight.

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Turkish Airlines: Flight delays today

How many flights were delayed today?

  • Our latest data shows that over a 24-hour period, 0 Turkish Airlines flights were delayed 3 hours or more.
  • Of 9 flights, 0.00% were delayed over 3 hours. That rate was 0.00% for international flights.
  • Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be owed compensation. Check your flight.
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Turkish Airlines Flight Delay Compensation

If you've experienced a delay due to Turkish Airlines, it's worth checking whether you're eligible for compensation under EU regulation. Passengers delayed by Turkish Airlines for 3 hours or more are entitled to up to {ec261compensation} per person.

When filing for flight delay compensation, Turkish Airlines will verify the time of arrival at the final destination, not the departure time. AirHelp possesses one of the most comprehensive flight databases, which allows us to substantiate claims for Turkish Airlines flight delay compensation.

Airlines like Turkish Airlines aren't obligated to provide compensation if the delay was caused by external factors, such as adverse weather conditions, airport mishaps, or air traffic control strikes. These incidents are deemed extraordinary circumstances.

For more information on what's covered under EU regulations for flight delay compensation, please visit our flight delay compensation page.

Claim up to €600 in compensation if your flight has been delayed, canceled, or overbooked within the last 3 years.

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What do EU Air Passenger Rights Say?

Because Turkish Airlines is based within the EU, almost all the flights they offer are protected by EC 261, one of the world's most comprehensive laws for air passenger rights.

The EC 261 Regulation grants passengers the right to claim compensation when they have experienced delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights, through no fault of their own. Passengers can also claim previous flights. Often you can still claim flights from the past 3 years.

Which Turkish Airlines flights are covered by EC Regulation 261?

Flight Compensation and Air Passenger Rights

How Much Turkish Airlines Flight Compensation?

All flights under 1,500 kmUp to €250 per person
Internal EU flights over 1,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights between 1,500 - 3,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 kmUp to €600 per person

The table displays values in € as specified in EC Regulation 261.

As with any law, there are exceptions and special circumstances that may impact any specific claim, including the amount due for compensation. AirHelp makes it easy to check compensation here.

Flight Statistics: Delays and Cancellations of Turkish Airlines

Punctuality of Turkish Airlines (24 hours):

Total Flights: 370
On-Time Flights: 169
Punctuality Rate: approximately 45.68% of all flights were on time
Long Delays (greater than 3 hours): 0
Flight Cancellations: 25

The number of flights displayed is an estimate based on internal and third-party databases.

About Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier of Turkey, based in Istanbul. It operates flights to over 300 destinations in 120 countries, making it one of the largest airlines in the world by passenger numbers. Turkish Airlines offers a range of in-flight services, including food, beverages and entertainment, as well as a frequent flyer programme. The airline operates a modern fleet of over 330 aircraft, including the Airbus A330, A350, and Boeing 737 and 777. Turkish Airlines has received numerous awards and accolades for its high quality service, including World's Best Economy Class and World's Best Business Class Lounge.

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