Pegasus Airlines is expanding its services from London and the East of England this year, providing holidaymakers with increased flexibility and options. The airline will operate 55 direct flights per week to five popular destinations in Turkey, including Istanbul, Antalya, Dalaman, Ankara, and Izmir.
Since its launch at Stansted in 2007, offering a single scheduled flight to Istanbul, the airline has experienced significant growth, serving six million passengers on routes from the airport.
Gareth Powell, Managing Director of London Stansted, expressed his delight at Pegasus Airlines’ expanded summer schedule, which is the largest ever. He highlighted the airline’s popularity and its extensive network connecting passengers from the region to various destinations in Turkey. The increased capacity and frequency on existing routes will provide passengers with more choices and flexibility without the need to travel to other airports. London Stansted values Pegasus Airlines as a key partner, praising their modern aircraft fleet, including the Airbus A321 neo.
Pegasus Airlines, founded in 2005, operates flights to 129 destinations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, with 36 destinations within Turkey. Their fleet consists of 93 aircraft, including the fuel-efficient Airbus A321 neo. Barbaros Kubatoğlu, Chief Financial Officer of Pegasus Airlines, expressed pride in the milestone of over six million passengers flying with the airline from London Stansted since 2007. Kubatoğlu emphasized the airline’s commitment to connecting people, places, and cultures, and their continuous efforts to provide an excellent experience on their well-connected low-cost flights while advancing sustainability initiatives.
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