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Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 TC-IZK overruns the runway at Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Istanbul

Flight 2193 on February 5, 2020, overran the runway on landing at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen. The fuselage broke into three sections. Three were killed and 179 injured.

Pegasus Airlines flight PC 2193, operated with Boeing 737-800 TC-IZK (above) on February 5, 2020 overran the runway on landing at Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Istanbul. The fuselage broke into three segments and one engine caught fire. The aircraft is destroyed.

Reportedly one passenger has died and 150 were hurt.

The airline issued this short statement:

Pegasus Airlines flight PC2193, on a TC-IZK registered aircraft, flying from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport today (February 5, 2020), experienced a runway excursion after landing at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. There have been no fatalities, and our injured passengers have been taken to hospital.

We will continue to provide further information with regards to the incident.

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Top Copyright Photo: Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) Boeing 737-86J WL TC-IZK (msn 37742) AYT (Andi Hiltl). Image: 948996.

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Pegasus Airlines launches daily flights from Manchester

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Pegasus Airlines has made this announcement:

Pegasus Airlines launched scheduled flights between Manchester Airport and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen on July 1, 2019. Pegasus is currently operating five flights each week but from July 21, 2019 Pegasus will be increasing frequency to daily flights between Manchester and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, adding to the airline’s four-times daily flights from London Stansted in the UK.

Pegasus’ new flights will depart from Manchester Airport at 12:40, arriving in Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen at 18:50; flights from Istanbul will depart at 09:30, reaching Manchester Airport at 11:55 (local times apply).

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Top Copyright Photo: Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) Airbus A320-251N WL TC-NBP (msn 8113) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 946877.

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Pegasus Airlines’ Boeing 737-82R TC-CPF runs off the runway at Trabzon, Turkey

Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) Boeing 737-82R WL TC-CPF (msn 40879) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 910487.

Pegasus Airlines flight PC 8622 operating from Ankara to Trabzon on January 13, 2018 with the pictured Boeing 737-82R TC-CPF (msn) 40879) ran off the side of runway at Trabzon on landing. The aircraft ended up on a steep embankment.

There were no injuries.

Pegasus Airlines issued this statement:

We’re sorry to report that the Boeing 737-800 type TC-CPF registered aircraft of Pegasus Airlines Flight Number PC 8622 Ankara-Trabzon flight scheduled at 18:25 UTC tonight, had a Runway Excursion Incident during landing at Trabzon Airport ( January 13, 2018). All 162 passengers, 2 pilots and 4 cabin crew have been disembarked safely from the aircraft. There has been no loss of life or injury to anyone on-board.

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Pegasus Airlines orders 25 Airbus A321neo ACFs (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration)

Pegasus Airlines has placed an order for 25 Airbus A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration) aircraft. This comes on top of 18 Airbus A321neo and 57 A320neos already on order bringing Pegasus Airlines total firm order to 100 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.

Pegasus’ selection to move to an all-Airbus fleet reflects its strategy to grow its domestic as well as its international network with the best middle-of-the-market aircraft available.

The A321 is the largest member of the A320 Family, seating up to 240 passengers. Incorporating the latest engines, aerodynamic advances, and cabin innovations, the A321neo offers a significant reduction in fuel consumption of at least 15 percent per seat from day one and 20 percent by 2020.

The A321neo ACF introduces new door and fuselage enhancements allowing airlines to make better use of the cabin space and also provide provision for more underfloor fuel capacity for up to 4,000nm transatlantic range. With more than 5,200 orders received from 95 customers, the A320neo Family has captured nearly 60 percent share of the market.

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Pegasus Airlines receives the world’s first CFM powered Airbus A320neo

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Pegasus Airlines took delivery on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 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 Airbus and CFM top management and employees celebrated the delivery in a private ceremony at Airbus’ site in Hamburg.

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Pegasus Airlines new “Super Hero” safety video

Pegasus Airlines (Istanbul) has issued this new safety video. The airline issued this statement:

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Pegasus Airlines makes its mark in the aviation sector again with a new video explaining flight safety rules in partnership with Disney Turkey. Marvel’s best-known characters appealing to all ages, including Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, Iron Man, Loki, Hawkeye and Odin, feature as flight safety rules are explained in an entertaining and fun way. The overriding message of the safety demo video is: ‘Even if you’re a superhero, flight safety rules are important for you’.

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Pegasus Airlines slips into the red for the first half of 2014

Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) (Istanbul) slipped into the red, reporting a net loss of TL 17.9 million ($8.2 million) for the first half of 2014. This unfavorably compares to a net profit of TL 44.1 million ($20.2 million) for the same period a year ago.

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Top Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com (others by Pegasus). Boeing 737-82R TC-CPG (msn 40880) approaches the runway at EuroAirport.

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Pegasus Airlines to launch Istanbul (Gokcen)-Budapest services on July 16

Pegasus Airlines (Istanbul) will launch Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen)-Budapest flights on July 16. The new route will be operated four days a week.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. Pegasus Airlines’ Boeing 737-82R TC-CPD (msn 40726) displays the 2009 color scheme at Zurich. TC-CPD also displays Pegasus Asia titles for its joint venture with Air Manas.

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Pegasus Airlines adds new routes to Geneva, Hamburg and Prague

Pegasus Airlines (Istanbul) continues to rapidly expand its network with the addition of three new European destinations, Geneva, Hamburg and Prague, making a total of 83 destinations in 34 countries.

Pegasus flights to Prague will launch on June 19. Flights will run three times a week departing Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport at 12:50 and Prague Vaclav Havel Airport at 15:05 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Pegasus flights to Geneva launch on June 21. GVA is Pegasus’ third destination in Switzerland, after Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg and Zurich. Flights will run four times a week departing Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport at 12:25 and Hamburg Airport at 08:20 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Pegasus flights to Hamburg launch on July 1. HAM is Pegasus’ 8th destination in Germany, after Stuttgart, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Berlin, Nuremberg and Frankfurt. Flights will run four times a week departing Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport at 11:40 and Geneva Airport at 14:30 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

With the addition of these new European destinations, Pegasus Airlines now flies a scheduled service across Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the Caucasus to include 83 destinations in 34 countries.

Previously Pegasus Airlines announced as of June 12, 2014 the company will operate flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to the Kingdom of Bahrain, located in the Persian Gulf. Pegasus flights to Bahrain, literally translating as ‘The Two Seas’, will run three days a week leaving London Stansted at 12.55 and connecting from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Bahrain International Airport at 22.15 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to arrive at 02:05. The returning flight from Bahrain to London will leave at 03.05 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arrive at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen at 07.20 and connecting to London Stansted at 10.20, arriving at 12.15.

Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-82R TC-CPF (msn 40879) arrives at Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg (EuroAirport).

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Pegasus Airlines to introduce Istanbul-Hamburg service on July 1

Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) (Istanbul) will be introducing Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen)-Hamburg service, four days a week on July 1 per Airline Route.

On the financial side, the Turkish issued this report:

Pegasus Airlines has disclosed its financial results for the year 2013. Continuing its double-digit growth in 2013, Pegasus increased sales revenue by 25 percent from the previous year to 2.4 billion Turkish Lira and its gross profit by 41 percent from the previous year to 450,515,424 Turkish Lira ($202 million).
In 2013 Pegasus launched 13 new destinations; and flew 16.8 million guests
Continuing its dynamic and prolific growth in 2013, Pegasus’ operating profit increased by 28 per cent to reach 258 million Turkish Lira. Having carried 16.8 million guests in 2013, Pegasus’ Operational EBITDAR reached 533.5 million Turkish Lira while its EBITDAR margin increased by 22.3 per cent.
Extending its flight network with 13 new destinations in 2013, Pegasus increased its domestic market share from 25.7 per cent to 26.9 per cent and its international market share from 8.1 percent to 9 percent. On domestic flights 27 out of every 100 passengers flew with Pegasus.
Pegasus’ blended load factor reached 80.2 per cent and average guest numbers per cycle reached 149.
Having launched 13 new destinations in 2013, comprising of 7 Turkish domestic and 6 international routes, Pegasus extended its flight network such that it reached 76 destinations in 30 countries by the end of 2013; translating to 23.3 per cent yearly growth in the number of guests travelling on its domestic Turkish routes and 24.8 per cent yearly growth in the number of international guests. By increasing the average number of its guests on a single flight to 149 in 2013; and by continuing to make effective and efficient use of its fleet, Pegasus has increased its average daily aircraft utilisation to 12.6 block hours
Load factors reached an average of 80.2 per cent in 2013 across all domestic Turkish and international flights. Between 2005 and 2013, Pegasus flew 42.3 million guests, translating to 72 per cent of its total guests, to their destinations for under 100 Turkish Lira and 15.1 million guests, that is, 26 per cent of its total guests, for under 50 Turkish Lira.  In 2013, an average of 90.24 per cent of Pegasus’ flights departed on-time, reflecting its uncompromising mission of providing punctual flights for its guests.
Sertaç Haybat, Pegasus Airlines General Manager, announced: “We have continued our sustained growth in 2013, reflecting our position not just as the fastest growing airline in Turkey in recent years, but also in Europe. From 2007 to 2013 Pegasus achieved an average annual growth rate of 27 per cent for domestic flights against a sector average of 16 per cent. In 2013, 27 people out of every 100 in Turkey travelled to their domestic destinations with Pegasus; and in total 16.8 million guests on domestic and international destinations were able to experience the next-generation in travel with us. By providing our guests with the opportunity to design their flights in accordance with their preferences we also provided them with the opportunity of enriching their travel experiences. Meanwhile, our ever-expanding flight network has presented our guests with new destinations to discover and so we have continued to offer them the opportunity to travel at affordable prices. We owe our low fares to our operational productivity and our young fleet. Pegasus is not only one of the most popular airlines in Turkey for its implementation of the low cost model; but also within Europe. Our website, flypgs.com, is now known as the address for affordable flights in both Europe and Turkey. In order to continue the growth we achieved in 2013 into 2014, we will continue to create new opportunities to ‘fly and go’ for our Pegasus guests with our new destinations and increasing flight frequencies.”

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-82R WL TC-CPJ (msn 40881) arrives at Amsterdam.

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