Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get to JFK from IST?
Answer : Turkish Airlines currently has the fastest travel time with 25 minutes. So, you would arrive in New York at 11:50 AM EST if you left Istanbul at 8:25 AM. Remember, there is a time change of seven-hours.
Question : Who struggles with getting their passengers to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on time?
Answer : If you decide to book your flight with Turkish Airlines, keep an eye on your departure time. Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) are late 88% of the time.
Question : What is the likelihood your flight will be on schedule for this route?
Answer : Flights from IST to JFK are on time 25% of the time, ranking in the bottom quarter of all routes worldwide. When a flight is late, it averages between 30-40 minutes.
Question : Will you do what it takes to get the absolute cheapest flight?
Answer : The lowest-cost day to fly in December is Tuesday. Being flexible with your travel days garners you even more savings during your booking.