Monday, July 15, 2024

Pegasus Airlines CEO wins at 66th Aviation Week Laureate Awards

Güliz Öztürk, CEO of Pegasus Airlines, has received the 2024 Aviation Week Laureate Award for Leadership in the Commercial Aviation category. The award was presented at a black-tie gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., on 14 March. READ: BIFA names first chair of Sustainable Logistics Policy Group Highlighting Pegasus Airlines’ successful post-pandemic recovery, strong financial results […]

Pegasus Airlines closes the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan

Pegasus Airlines has closed the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan (“SLL”), which was guaranteed by UK Export Finance for the financing of ten new Airbus A321neo aircraft. Societe Generale, acting as global arranger, sustainability structurer, facility agent and security trustee. The highly innovative transaction is remarkable in several respects: it is the first-ever aircraft […]

The 55th Arab Air Carriers’ Organization AGM underway

The 55th annual general meeting of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) is continuing at the Conrad Etihad Towers today and tomorrow, under the Patronage of HE Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi, chairman of Etihad Aviation Group and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, and by kind invitation of Etihad Aviation Group. With the […]

Pegasus Airlines appoints Ahmet Bağdat as director of marketing and e-commerce

Ahmet Bağdat, who’s been serving as Group Head of Digital Channel Management and Growth Marketing at Pegasus Airlines since 2017, has been appointed Director of Marketing and E-commerce. Bağdat will be responsible for Pegasus Airlines’ brand management, e-commerce and digital channel management, data analytics, ancillary product development and management, loyalty management, guest experience functions, and […]

Mehmet Nane assumes duties as chair of the IATA board of governors

Mehmet Nane, vice-chair of the board, managing director, of Pegasus Airlines, has assumed his duties as chair of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) board of governors, succeeding Robin Hayes at the 78th General Assembly held in Doha. Mehmet T. Nane, the first Turkish chairman of IATA, which represents 292 airlines from 120 countries comprising […]

A change of leadership at Pegasus Airlines

Mehmet T Nane, who has been serving as CEO of Pegasus Airlines since 2016, became a member of the board of directors at its Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly held on March 31, 2022, and was elected vice-chairperson of the board (managing director) following the decision by the board of directors. Güliz Öztürk, who […]

Mehmet Nane elected chair of the IATA Audit Committee

Pegasus Airlines CEO, Mehmet Nane, has been elected as Chair of the Audit Committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) by the members of the IATA Board of Governors. Nane will serve as the Chair of the Audit Committee for a three-year term, which began on 19 January 2021. “The global aviation industry is […]

Route network expanded at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport

Lyon Saint Exupery Airport has added a range of belly routes to its network which is set to boost tonnage and it brings the total number of connections to 115 at the French gateway. Among them are a twice weekly service by Air Arabia Maroc from Fez, a five time a week service by Flybe […]

Pegasus to open four Russian routes and flights to Abu Dhabi

Pegasus Airlines is launching five new flights from London Stansted to locations in Russia and to the United Arab Emirates. The new thrice weekly routes from Stansted via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen include the launch of Grozny on 12 April, and flights to Samara and Volgograd on 19 June and Nizhny Novgorod on 20 June, as […]

Air Logistics predicting a very interesting 2017

The changing global political landscape could make for an interesting year in 2017, Air Logistics Group chief executive officer, Stephen Dawkins (pictured below) tells Air Cargo Week (ACW). He says the market this year has been similar to 2015 with yields continuing to come under pressure, but the UK voting to leave the European Union, […]

AIA wins GSSA deals with Aerolineas Argentinas and Pegasus

Airbridge International Agencies (AIA Cargo) has won two general sales and service agent (GSSA) contracts. The GSSA will sell cargo for Aerolineas Argentinas on services in the UK/Ireland and for Pegasus Airlines on services to Austria. Both contracts started on 1 September. Aerolineas operates a daily widebody flight ex Madrid and also four to five a week connections via Cancun (Mexico) and Punta Cana (Dominican […]

Alpa tells logistics students they must learn English to get ahead

Logistics can be a stressful job but enjoyable for those who are prepared to put in the work, and English language skills are essential, Pegasus Cargo vice president, Aydin Alpa told students at Istanbul University’s Transportation and Logistics Faculty. Speaking at the International Transport and Logistics Conference on 24 March, which Pegasus was hosting in […]

Pegasus finalises order for five 737-800NGs

Pegasus Airlines has finalised an order for five Boeing 737-800 Next Generations, worth around $505 million. The airline, along with its subsidiaries, Air Manas and Izair, operates 69 aircraft, including 58 737-800s. Pegasus, which started charter flights in 1990 and scheduled services in 2005, flies to 33 destinations in Turkey and 70 in the rest of […]

Sales revenue rise of 14% at Pegasus

Pegasus Airlines has seen sales revenue rise by 14 per cent to 2.7 billion Turkish Lira ($933 million) during the first nine months of 2015. The carrier’s EBITDAR (earnings before tax, interest, amortization and rent costs) has risen to 636.6 million TL, an increase of 22 per cent compared to the same period in 2014. […]