Pegasus is a leading low-cost airline in Turkey, 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 Hava Tasimaciligi A.S, which was founded as a joint venture company on 1990 by Aer Lingus Group, Silkar Yatırım ve Insaat Organizasyonu A.S. and Net Holding A.S., entered into commercial operation with two airplanes.
After being acquired on 2005 by Esas Holding A.S. owned by Sevket Sabanci and his family, Pegasus started scheduled domestic flights in November of the same year and became the 4th top among the scheduled airlines operating in Turkey.
With its fleet composed of 66 airplanes in total, where 56 of them are new generation 737-800 NG and the overall age average is 5.21 by October, 2015; Pegasus delivered its guests with an average punctual departure rate of 84.16% first six months of 2015.
Pegasus extended its flight network, which was initially composed of 6 domestic locations at the beginning of scheduled flights, up to 102 locations and currently has 69 abroad and 33 domestic flight locations in 40 countries.