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Pegasus Airlines

  • Type: Low Cost

About The Airline

Pegasus is the leading low-cost airline in Turkiye, which provides reasonably-priced transportation opportunities on point-to-point basis in short and medium range flight lines and aims to set up a wide flight network with high flight frequency for guests.

Pegasus Airlines was founded in 1990 as a charter airline, after which it was acquired by ESAS Holding in 2005, and re-launched as a scheduled low-cost airline. Pegasus offers its guests low-fares and punctual flights operated with the newest aircraft as Turkey’s first and leading low-cost airline, and one of the region’s aviation frontrunners. 

Pegasus has a growing network of 130 destinations, including 37 in Turkiye and 93 international destinations in 49 countries across Europe, Russia and the Caucasus, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. In 2023-Q2-YTD, Pegasus carried over 14.1M guests including 5.4M domestic and 8.8M international guests in its network.

Pegasus Airlines’ fleet of 101 aircraft is Turkey’s youngest and one of the youngest among LCCs, with an average age of 4.7 years as of July 2023: comprised of 16x B737-800s, 8x A320ceos, 46x A320neos and 31x A321neos.

Pegasus Airlines manages its operations and activities with a “sustainable environment” approach.  As part of this, Pegasus continues to transform its fleet with the addition of younger, next-generation, more eco-friendly aircraft from its order of 100 Airbus Neo aircraft placed in 2012.