Pegasus Airlines


Pegasus Airlines

Infobox_Airline
logo=Pegasus Airlines logo.svg
logo_size=150px
airline=Pegasus Airlines
fleet_size=17
destinations=30
IATA=H9
ICAO=PGT
callsign=SUNTURK
parent=Pegasus Hava Taşımacılığı A.Ş.
company_slogan=
founded=1989
headquarters=Istanbul, Turkey
key_people= Ali Sabancı
hubs=Sabiha Gokcen Airport
focus_cities=Antalya Airport
frequent_flyer=
lounge=
alliance=
website= http://www.flypgs.com/

Pegasus Airlines (Pegasus Hava Taşımacılığı A.Ş.) is an airline based in Istanbul, Turkey. It operates holiday charter flights to Turkish resorts from around 100 destinations in 17 countries, scheduled services to 17 domestic destinations and 13 destinations in Europe and on demand charters and ACMI leases. Its main base is Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul, with a hub at Antalya Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 62 | date= 2007-04-10]

History

The airline was established on 1 December 1989 and started operations on 15 April 1990. It was owned by Aer Lingus, but was sold in 1994 to "Yapı Kredi" (Yapı ve Kredi Bankası A.Ş.). It is now owned by Esas Holding (85%) and Silkar Holding A.Ş. (15%).

Pegasus Airlines is one of the biggest charter companies in Turkey with a passenger capacity of more than 4 million passengers per year.

Destinations

As of June 2007 [ [http://www.flypgs.com/ Pegasus Airlines website] ] :

Austria

*Vienna (Schwechat International Airport)

Belgium

*Zaventem (Brussels Airport)
*Liège (Liège Airport)

Bulgaria

*Sofia (Sofia Airport)

Cyprus

*Nicosia (Ercan International Airport)

Denmark

*Copenhagen (Kastrup International Airport)

England

*Bournemouth (Bournemouth International Airport)
*London (London Stansted Airport)
*Manchester (Manchester Airport)
*Lincolnshire (Humberside Airport)
*Norwich (Norwich International Airport)

Germany

*Berlin
**(Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport
**Berlin-Tegel International Airport)
*Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf International Airport)
*Frankfurt (Frankfurt International Airport)
*Hamburg (Hamburg Airport)
*Hannover (Hanover/Langenhagen International Airport)
*Leipzig (Leipzig/Halle Airport)
*Münster (Münster Osnabrück International Airport)
*Munich (Munich International Airport)
*Nuremberg (Nuremberg Airport)
*Stuttgart (Stuttgart Airport)

Italy

*Venice (Venice Marco Polo Airport)

Iran

*Tehran (Imam Khomeini International Airport)

Netherlands

*Amsterdam (Amsterdam Schiphol Airport)
*Rotterdam (Rotterdam Airport)
*Eindhoven (Eindhoven Airport)

Turkey

*Adana (Adana Şakirpaşa Airport)
*Ankara (Esenboğa International Airport)
*Antalya (Antalya International Airport)
*Bodrum (Milas-Bodrum Airport)
*Diyarbakır (Diyarbakır Airport)
*Erzurum (Erzurum Airport)
*Gaziantep (Oğuzeli Airport)
*İstanbul
**(Atatürk International Airport
**Sabiha Gökçen International Airport)
*İzmir (Adnan Menderes Airport)
*Kayseri (Erkilet International Airport)
*Malatya (Erhaç Airport)
*Mardin (Mardin Airport)
*Samsun (Çarşamba Airport)
*Trabzon (Trabzon Airport)
*Van (Ferit Melen Airport)

Scotland

*Glasgow (Glasgow International Airport) "Seasonal"

Switzerland

*Zürich (Kloten Airport)
*Geneva (Cointrin Airport)

Fleet

The Pegasus Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2008):

*2 Boeing 737-400
*3 Boeing 737-500
*11 Boeing 737-800 (one aircraft is operated for Somon Air, one aircraft is operated for Asia Continental Airlines and two aircraft are operated for Kam Air)

The airline has also ordered 12 Boeing 737s (6 firm orders for 737-800, and 6 options for either of 737-700, 800 or 900 ER).

References

External links

* [http://www.flypgs.com/ Pegasus Airlines]


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