Pegasus Airlines has suspended all flights from Turkey to Russia.
The company issued this statement:
“In accordance with the European Union Regulation No. 2022/328, sanctions and restrictions are implemented related to insurance/reinsurance, leasing, operations and maintenance services on flights to and from Russian Federation.”
“Due to operational risks under these conditions, all our flights to and from Russian Federation have been temporarily suspended as of March 13, 2022 until March 27, 2022.”
The airline flies to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Mineralnye Vody, Grozny, Makhachkala and Krasnodar.
Top Copyright Photo: Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) Boeing 737-86N WL TC-AAO (msn 28619) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 957045.
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.
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.
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.
Top Copyright Photo: Pegasus Airlines (flypgs.com) Boeing 737-82R WL TC-CPF (msn 40879) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 910487.