Pegasus Airlines will resume international flights from today. Departures from Turkey to several European destinations began earlier following the suspension of services in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Through the codeshare partnership, Pegasus guests will be able to purchase flights from Pegasus channels for the Nile Air flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Cairo.
Pegasus Airlines continues to expand its fleet with aircraft equipped with new generation, more environmentally friendly engines.
Pegasus Airlines has placed an order for 25 A321neo Airbus Cabin Flex configuration planes. The order comes on top of 18 A321neo and 57 A320neos already on order bringing Pegasus Airlines total firm order to 100 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its traffic results for the January-September period, achieving 7.4 year-on-year growth in its total number of guests on domestic and international routes combined. In total the low-cost carrier welcomed 18.08 million guests over the nine month period. The number of Pegasus guests flying on Turkish domestic routes increased by 10.9 per cent to reach 11.42 million while the number of guests flying on international routes witnessed a 1.9 per cent increase with 6.66 million guests flown.
Leading low-cost airlines from Turkey and Saudi Arabia have signed a codeshare agreement to offer their guests connections on both airlines’ networks. With the new agreement, Pegasus guests can now fly to Riyadh and Jeddah via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, while flynas guests travelling from Riyadh and Jeddah can fly to Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Hatay and Trabzon via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its financial results for the first half of 2016 and its traffic results for January to July 2016. In the first six months of this year Pegasus’ sales revenue has risen by five per cent year-on-year to reach TL1.5 billion; while the airline has recorded an EBITDAR TL28.08 million. Pegasus also achieved 27 per cent growth in its ancillary revenue in the first half of 2016.
Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of the first aircraft of its 100 Airbus order made in 2012, the single largest aircraft order in Turkish civil aviation history at the time. The A320neo aircraft TC-NBA - nicknamed ‘Demokrasi’ (Democracy) - makes Pegasus the launch operator for A320neo with CFM engines.