1. bickern

    Turkey shoots down two Syrian war planes

    Turkey has shot down two Syrian war planes and destroyed 100 tanks as it launches a military offensive against the Moscow-backed Syrian regime after an airstrike that killed 34 of its soldiers. Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar announced the operation - dubbed 'Spring Shield' - today and...
  2. A

    laptops on planes

    Hello. Tried to find thread on this with no success. What is latest ruling taking laptop from Turkey to UK ? Can you take laptop and charger in hand luggage?
  3. IbrahimAbi

    Turkish Airlines parks up to 30 planes

    Due to economic situation and falling demands. Turkish Airlines parks 30 planes as demand decreases amid economic slowdown, security concerns - BUSINESS I can see why some of the international destinations have been scrapped though. It is a while since I felt the need to visit Kano in Nigeria...
  4. K

    Buried planes unearthed in central Turkey

    Here's a story from the past. Could they still fly, and will anyone try? Over 50 missing warplanes found buried in central Turkey: Report - LOCAL
  5. bickern

    Missing Planes

    The 'stolen' Boeing 727-233 In 2003, a Boeing 727-233, registered N844AA, began taxiing along the runway at Quatro de Fevereiro Airport in Luanda, Angola with no communication between the crew and the tower. The mid-sized plane manoeuvred towards the runway and took off without clearance. The...
  6. Tommie

    India scrambles jets after Turkish Airlines planes given same code

    There's a potentially frightening story in Today's Zaman about 2 Turkish planes being given the same code as they had been falsely identified by Pakistan. The mistake was apparently due to bad radiowave problems. Fortunately, Indian Air Command made a visual inspection of both planes and the...
  7. B

    US planes over disputed Islands.

    BBC News - US planes challenge China air zone This could be the cause of even more unrest in Asia. Bill.
  8. bickern

    Israeli planes bomb Syria

    Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. The strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday, the officials told The Associated Press. It did not appear that a chemical weapons site was targeted, they said, and one...
  9. L

    Mounting bikes on planes?

    I want to take my mountain bike with me to turkey and wondered if any one has taken one on a plane and how do you go about it and are there costs involved.I am flying with Pegasus if airlines differ?
  10. arrian

    wheelchairs on planes

    there have been some threads recently regarding wheelchairs, so i thought this article might be of use to anyone using a wheelchair. Flying With a Disability
  11. B

    plants on planes

    Hi all, Just booked a flight with easyjet from Bristol to Bodrum, and was wondering if anyone knows if there are any restrictions regarding plants on planes. Not talking about a potted plant in my lap! Just a few small plants and cuttings in a container about the size of a shoe box, to go in...
  12. pineapple1

    Lebanon fire on Israeli planes

    This looks very Dangerous to peace , and frightening too Lebanon fires on Israeli warplanes: security official - Yahoo! News UK
  13. J

    planes in the air

    Just been on planes in the air. but not uk yet
  14. A

    Seats on Onur Planes

    Am i imagining things? is the legroom on Onur air planes less this year? Being well over 6'6" I notice even a small reduction in space. I have just returned from a great two weeks in Akbuk, but I am sure I have always had a little more leg room on the plane, perhaps they have squeezed an...
  15. paddington bear

    Bikes on Planes

    :help: Has anybody taken a bike on a plane to Turkey by Thomas Cook. If so what is the approximate cost. I once saw one of the Easyjet programmes on TV and the bike had to be sort of taken to bits and wrapped up. Does anyone know if this is the case with all airlines. Sue
  16. Struggs

    Planes Restroom

    On a flight to Chicago , a gentleman had made several attempts to get into the men's restroom, but it had always been occupied. The flight attendant noticed his predicament. Sir, she said,' You may use the ladies room if you promise not to touch any of the buttons on the wall.' He did what he...
  17. merlin

    Yachts and Planes....

    Formalities for Private Yacht Owners Yachts require a Transit Log and may remain in Turkish waters for up to two years maintenance or for wintering. There are certain ports licensed by the Ministry of Tourism the storage of yachts for a period of two to five years. For further information and...
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