Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines surprises us with an awesome fare for roundtrips between Milan Malpensa and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcan airport. For just €84, you can buy a roundtrip between the two cities. A price that includes full board service and up to 20 kg of luggage. The flights are operated by Turkish Airlines’ subsidiary Anadolujet.
Turkish Airlines allows you to modify your booking as often as you want, but you’ll have to pay the fare difference.
Our availability calendar shows you all possible dates for the cheapest tickets. After selecting out- and inbound flight dates, it forwards you to turkishairlines.com. In January 2022, you might even some flights at €68.
You will be riding Boeing 737-800 aircraft from AnadolouJet, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines. This means you’ll get a snack instead of a meal and no Star Alliance benefits during your flight.
Search & Book
We cannot tell you when this deal will expire but expect it to be gone rather sooner than later. The fare rules mention no restrictions, but availability seems to be limited to November until February. In addition to our calendar, you can search for flights on Google Flights.
These tickets are either issued in booking class U or W, meaning that the roundtrip will get you 542 miles at Turkish Airlines’ own program, Miles&Smiles. No other program will give you any miles for these flights.
Information & Tips for Istanbul
Istanbul is the largest city, economical and cultural capital of modern day Turkey. While political power resides in Ankara, Istanbul is famous for its long and moved history. Formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, it has been one of the most important cities of European and Oriental politics for over 2.000 years. Aside from the fact that it is split between two continents (Asia and Europe), poeple associate Istanbul with its modern day lifestyle and cultural variety. Its most famous sights are the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.
Best time to visit
The city is blessed with mild winters, with the average temperature hitting a bottom 8 degrees in December and January. This alternates with very hot summers. Since it is located at the conflux of the Black Sea and Aegean Sea, humidity tends to be high all year round. If you dislike hot, humid days, avoid Istanbul during the summer. Otherwise, it is a year round destination.
From the airport(s) to the city
Istanbul Int’l Airport
This brand new airport (opened in 2018) is the main hub for Turkish Airlines. All long haul flights to Istanbul arrive here. It is located on the European side of the city. It is not yet connected to Istanbul’s metro system, so buses are the only option to get to the city center by public transport. There are 18 bus lines operating to different parts of the city, taking 30-90 minutes for 2-4€.
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcan Airport
This airport is home to many LCCs, mainly Pegasus Airlines. It is located on the Asia side of the city. It has no connection to Istanbul’s metro system, too. There are few bus lines operating to the city center, taking around an hour at a cost of 18TL (approx.2,30€).
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