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Turkish Airlines announces safety precautions for passengers against Coronavirus. Covid-19 epidemic. BE CAREFUL!!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

As we all know, coronavirus is the issue the world is facing at the moment. Everyone is not just talking about this virus but also taking preventive measures. Turkish Airlines has taken time out to put out safety precaution to all customers Stating that:

The safety and well-being of our passengers and crew is our utmost priority at Turkish Airlines. Since the first reports of the Covid-19 outbreak in the news, Turkish Airlines has followed the developments closely, considered the probable scenarios at the highest level, and taken all the necessary measures.

1. Aircraft must undergo a thorough cleaning process upon completing the flight.
Upon completing a flight, all Turkish Airlines aircraft undergo a thorough cleaning process, in compliance with the national and international civil aviation authorities’ guidelines that include the wiping of the commonly-touched surfaces in the flight cabin and lavatories including toilets, tray tables, armrests, seatbelt buckles and in-flight entertainment screens with disinfectants. 

2. Beddings and headsets are all replaced with fresh sets.
All blankets, linens, headrest covers, bedsheets, and headsets are replaced with fresh sets for each flight.

3. Cancelled all flights to mainland China, Iran, Iraq, South Korea, and Italy are canceled.
Turkish Airlines has declared that all passenger flights to mainland China, Iran, Iraq, South Korea, and Italy had been canceled. The entire flight cabins of all our aircraft arriving from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand undergo an intensive cleaning which also includes disinfectant fogging that has proven effective against existent viruses including the novel coronavirus known to cause Covid-19.

4. During the flight, the air in the cabin is refreshed constantly by air conditioning units equipped with hospital-grade, High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration systems. The air in the cabin is completely changed 15 to 30 times per hour as particles of dust and all known airborne bacteria and viruses are filtered. This ensures the highest possible quality of cabin air. 

5. Cleaning products and disinfectants are available in the aircraft.
Premium cleaning products in all our aircraft, medical disinfectants are also available in the aircraft lavatories for flights to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. 

6. Trained and informed crew to handle contamination cases.
All Turkish Airlines crew is well informed and trained to handle contamination cases and is ready to assist in any case of a medical emergency.

The Covid-19 epidemic is a complicated situation that requires concerted efforts on both national and international levels to tackle and Turkish Airlines is working closely with all relevant authorities and adapting its precautionary measures accordingly to ensure your safety and well-being both on the ground and in the air. Thank you for your support and understanding.


  1. We need to be extra careful.
    Stay safe dear ♥


  2. thanks for the comment <3
    this situation is getting really bad

  3. It's so important to be careful so I'm glad airlines are taking this seriously. My son's school got cancelled today because of a possible case of the coronavirus.

    1. My university also got cancelled today.

  4. I am so glad that they have taken these measures! I think all airlines should do this. Stay safe and take care hun.


    1. Yes all airline should the do same.


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