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Flying From Istanbul

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Flying From Istanbul

I have heard rumors that either you cannot fly into Turkey, or into Israel from Turkey. Is this true???

Thank you for your help!

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1. Re: Flying From Istanbul

No, it isn't.

Israel
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2. Re: Flying From Istanbul

Where did you hear that? There is at least one daily flight to/from Istanbul and charter flights to other cities.

Chana

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3. Re: Flying From Istanbul

Can only wonder and scratch my head as to where that rumor came from - loads of people fly through Turkey to come to Israel.

Israel
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4. Re: Flying From Istanbul

False.

Where did you hear this?

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5. Re: Flying From Istanbul

Turkish Air has half a dozen or more flights daily from Istanbul to Tel Aviv (and back, of course).

Ottawa, Canada
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6. Re: Flying From Istanbul

LOTS of Canadians fly Toronto-Istanbul-Tel Aviv. It is probably the cheapest route.

Can't imagine who would tell you that you can't fly Istanbul to Tel Aviv- take anything else they say about Israel with a grain of salt.

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7. Re: Flying From Istanbul

There are now even flights from Istanbul's secondary airport (airport code: SAW).

I believe Turkish Air now flies 2 times a day from IST to TLV and once a day from SAW to TLV.

israel
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8. Re: Flying From Istanbul

Turkish is the most popular airline to/from TLV after El Al.

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9. Re: Flying From Istanbul

aujnara,

Absolutely not true.

John

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10. Re: Flying From Istanbul

<< you cannot fly into Turkey>>

From anywhere?

Perhaps it means "that turkeys cannot fly"?! Sorry, couldn't resist it.

But aujnara, you now know that thousands of people fly from Turkey to Israel and the reverse.