Bangkok: โ‚ฌ1,128 Business Class from Tallinn with Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge Istanbul

Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines put a nice pricetag on business class tickets from Estonian capital Tallinn to Bangkok, selling tickets as low as โ‚ฌ1,128. A layover in Istanbul’s new airport is part of each out- and inbound journey. Of course, you can enjoy lounge access there.

TK TLL BKK 1128
โ‚ฌ1,128 to Bangkok – this is an awesome business class fare.

Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 or Airbus A320 planes handle flights between Tallinn and Istanbul. These planes have a dedicated business class section in 2-2 configuartion. Airbus A330 aircraft will take you from Istanbul to Bangkok. Their premium cabin feature lie flat seats in a 2-2-2 configuration.

Search & Book

Fare rules do not give a sales or travel period, but an advanced booking requirement of sixty days. Further a minimum stay of three days applies. You can check out all possible travel dates at the lowest fare for trips up to one month long with our availability calendar:

The calendar will forward you to our flight search, where you can choose between online travel agencies and booking directly with Turkish Airlines. We recommend doing the latter. If you’re looking for trips longer than thirty days, you can use Google Flights (instructions).

Why is booking with an airline better than with an online travel agency?

More often than not, online travel agencies offer lower fares than airlines do. We still recommend booking with the airlines directly. There are three main reasons for that:

  1. The Covid-19 Pandemic
    During the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19, planning international travel got more and more risky because of ever-changing restrictions. In contrast to many online travel agencies, most airlines modified their terms & conditions to become more customer friendly. Rebooking conditions are eased, change fees are waived and cancellations are much easier when there is no third party involved.

    Further, by adding an OTA to your plans, you increase the risk of one service provider involved going bankrupt. Now, the airline and the online travel agency involved could vanish along with your money.
  2. Better Customer Service
    In case any problems like delays, cancellations or missed connections arise, you can communicate directly with the airline. The airlines has to take care of you because you have a contract with them.

    If a travel agency issues your ticket, you may have to reach out to them first. You also depend on your OTA to forward you information like flight changes instead receiving them directly from the airline. You may get a prime exhibition of responsibility shifting rather than problem solving.

    This especially applies for premium tickets. You don’t want to spend more than โ‚ฌ1,000 to wind up with some budget OTA’s telephone hotline in case anything goes wrong.
  3. Baggage Fees
    Economy fares not including hold luggage are more and more common. In most cases, travel agencies charge much higher baggage fees than the airlines themselves. If bags are not included in your fare, airlines are often the cheaper alternative.

Mileage

Turkish Airlines issues tickets in booking class J. In most Star Alliance frequent flyer programs, you will earn at least 100% of your travel distance without tier bonuses:

  • 24,104 Miles on TAP Miles & Go
  • 21,334 Kilometers on Air China PhoenixMiles
  • 18,076 Miles on Avianca LifeMiles
  • 16,492 Award Miles + 4,124 Tier Miles on Miles&More
  • 16,268 Miles on Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
  • 15,064 Miles on EgyptAir Plus
  • 13,256 Miles on Air Canada Aeroplan
  • 13,256 Miles on South African Voyager
  • 13,256 Miles on EVA Infinity MileageLands
  • 12,074 Award Miles + 2,016 PQP on United MileagePlus
  • 12,050 Miles on Singapore KrisFlyer
  • 12,050 Miles on ANA Mileage Club
  • 12,050 Miles on Asiana Club
  • 12,050 Miles on Ethiopian ShebaMiles
  • 12,050 Miles on Thai Royal Orchid Plus
  • 12,050 Miles on Aegean Miles+Bonus
  • 12,050 Miles on Copa ConnectMiles
  • 12,050 Miles on Air India Flying Returns
  • 12,050 Points on SAS EuroBonus
Data provided by wheretocredit.com. Without guarantee on correctness.

Turkish Airlines Business Class

Turkish Airlines’ Business Class product receives a lot of praise, especially for their outstanding catering that features on-board chefs on long haul routes. Their seats are comfortable and fully reclineable to a lie flat position.

Turkish Airlines Business Class Seat
Promotional picture of Turkish Airlines’ Business Class seat. ยฉ Turkish Airlines

Main point of criticism is their 2-3-2 seating pattern aboard their Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, that denies direct aisle access to the middle seat. Their Airbus A330 family feature are 2-2-2 pattern, which solves this problem. These reviews describe Turkish Airlines’ business class as fantastic and highly underrated:

Information & Tips for Thailand

Thailand is an increasingly popular holiday destination for Europeans – both beach and party tourists get their money’s worth in the South Asian tropical state.
Whether Bangkok, Koh Samui or Phuket, Thailand offers multi-faceted cities and quiet beaches. Also, the country is always easy to reach from Europe. Especially to Bangkok, there is almost always at least a good deal!

Best Time to Visit

While hot summer temperatures prevail the whole year long in tropical Thailand, the best travel time is definitely the winter from November to February. Thanks to the northwest monsoon it doesn’t get warmer than 33 degrees. In summer the temperatures can quickly reach 40 degrees. The rainy season also starts in June and will last until October – high humidity is what you’ll have to prepare for!

Climate diagram for Bangkok (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Phuket (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Chiang Mai (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Entry & Visa

Most EU citizens do not need a visa for stays up to a length of 30 days. The entry permit can be extended by another 30 days before expiration by local immigration authorities.

Currency

The national currency of Thailand is the Baht (THB) which is divided into Satang. One Euro is about 40 THB.

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Information & Tips for Bangkok

Bangkok is both the capital and the largest metropolis of Southeast Asian Thailand. We often have reasonable offers to share with you. No matter if in Economy, Business or First Class – you can almost always find bargains for flights to Bangkok! Also, even luxurious 5-star hotels are available at excellent prices. Just some reasons why you shouldn’t miss Bangkok!

From the airport to the city center

Suvarnabhumi Airport is connected to the city center by train. Trains run between 06:00 and 23:59 approximately every 15 minutes and the journey takes 24 minutes. A taxi ride costs about 400 Baht and takes, depending on the traffic, 30 minutes to more than an hour.

โ†’ All Dealz for Bangkok

Cover Picture: Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge in Istanbul

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