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.
Boeing and Turkey’s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, have finalised an order for five Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at approximately $505 million based on expected list prices at delivery. Pegasus Airlines and its subsidiaries, Air Manas and Izair, operate a fleet of 58 737-800s and a total of 69 aircraft.
Turkey’s low cost airline Pegasus Airlines has launched a brand new revamped website. The new flypgs.com, features a sleek new design, user-friendly navigation and functionality, new features, rich travel-related content and responsive design across all platforms.
Pegasus Airlines has added Jordan’s capital Amman to its flight network. Three times weekly flights between Ankara and Amman will commence on March 20th. Guests can book their flights on the Ankara-Amman route with fares from £60.
Turkey’s leading low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines achieved 13.2 per cent year-on-year growth in the number of guests carried, flying a total of 22.3 million guests in 2015. In 2015, 13.81 million guests flew on domestic routes in Turkey, translating to an increase of 15.4 per cent compared to the previous year, while the number of guests flying on international routes reached 8.52 million, registering growth of 9.8 per cent compared to 2014.
Pegasus Airlines, Turkey’s leading low-cost airline, has appointed Redmint Communications as its new public relations representative in France. Pegasus’ first ever multi-country PR representative in Europe, Redmint will be implementing a tailored PR strategy in the French market following over seven years of uninterrupted and successful representation in the UK.
Pegasus Airlines has announced its traffic data for the first half of 2015, with the airline carrying 10.17 million guests for the period. This translates to a year-on-year increase of 10 per cent, while the seat capacity was 13.04 million, a rise of 12 per cent compared with the same period last year.
Pegasus Airlines has continued to record double digit growth figures during the first quarter of 2015. The airline carrier 4.52 million guests during the first three months of the year, translating to a year-on-year increase of 10.8 per cent, while the seat capacity was 5.81 million, a rise of 12.1 per cent compared with the same period last year.
According to the Public Disclosure Platform’s (KAP) traffic data for January-March 2015, Pegasus Airlines continues to grow in double-digits.
Low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines is launching new flights between London Gatwick and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen. The flights will offer passengers a chance to fly onto destinations across Turkey and beyond as well as to North Cyprus from May 1st. This new route flying between London Gatwick and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen will operate six days a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, connecting on to further destinations across Turkey, including top summer destinations, cultural hotspots and gourmet havens, and beyond.
Pegasus continues its steady expansion with the addition of new routes and an increase in flight frequencies. After the launch of the Kuwait route in March 2014, Pegasus’ daily flights to Kuwait are to increase to 8x weekly in April, 10x weekly in May and double daily as of July 2015.
Pegasus Airlines has added Lyon, Nice and Milan-Malpensa to its network of destinations. Announcing the launch of three new routes at the end of March 2015, Pegasus now serves 30 destinations within Turkey and 59 beyond Turkey; a total of 89 destinations in 36 countries. Having launched its inaugural flights to Paris, St Etienne and Marseilles five years ago, Pegasus now serves five destinations in France.