Tag: Pegasus Airlines

Pegasus B738 Skids off Runway Stopping Just Feet From the Sea

Reading Time: 1 minute A Pegasus Boeing 737-800 has skidded off the runway after landing in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, causing panic among 162 passengers aboard. The Pegasus Airlines jet narrowly avoided plunging into the sea after it veered left off the runway, went down a slope and came to a stop on soft ground while landing […]

Ukraine Considers Creation of Two New Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian has announced that negotiations on establishment of two airlines with foreign and Ukrainian capital are currently underway. According to him, these carriers may begin operation in Ukraine next year. Omelian made the announcement on the Espresso.TV television channel. “We started negotiations with three companies at the beginning of this […]

LEAP Engine Setting New Standard For Commercial Aviation

Reading Time: 1 minute CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine is setting new industry standards for fuel efficiency and asset utilization as the company celebrates the one-year anniversary of its entry into commercial service. The first LEAP-powered commercial flight happened on August 2, 2016 on a Pegasus Airlines flight from Istanbul to Antalya. Since then, more than 75 LEAP-powered aircraft […]

Pegasus Continues To Grow Despite a Challenging 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 5% year-on-year to reach 1.489 billion; whilst the airline has recorded an EBITDAR (profit before tax, interest, amortization and […]

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Receives World’s First CFM Powered Airbus A320neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pegasus Airlines, Turkey’s leading low-cost airline, its first Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines, becoming the first airline to do so for the type. Pegasus placed the largest single order by a Turkish carrier for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft in 2012, making it a new Airbus customer. Pegasus Airlines along with […]

Pegasus Airlines Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737-800s

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkey’s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines, have finalized 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. The carrier is based out […]