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Flying High with New PR Company

Turkey’s Premier Low-cost Airline flies London Stansted – Istanbul and North Cyprus from just £29 (incl tax and charges).

Press Information – For Immediate Release – Friday 28th March 2008

Already flying strong in Turkey as its largest private airline and second-largest scheduled airline, Pegasus Airlines flew 4.1 million passengers in 2007. Scheduled flights from Stansted to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Ercan in North Cyprus launched March 2007, with growth set to continue as Pegasus Airlines expands its international network across Europe.

2008 sees the launch of a new promotional campaign for Pegasus Airlines, who are pleased to announce that they have taken on Redmint Communications as their PR representative in the UK. The campaign will promote its low-cost flights from London-Istanbul starting from £29 each way for the summer season, as well as a “free flight” weekend campaign starting 29th March, with 350,000 “free” (excluding taxes and charges), tickets for all weekend bookings on domestic and international flights subject to availability until the offer expires on 25th October 2008.

Ali Sabanci, Chairman of Pegasus Airlines has declared that "Europe is an important market for us, and Pegasus will increase its low-cost flights to Europe, with annual growth projected at approximately 20 percent.”

Established in 1990, Pegasus Airlines prides itself on providing low-cost yet comfortable flights, with a strong emphasis on service. This year, the airline continues its spectacular growth, adding new destinations to its expanding domestic and international flight network with a new winter schedule to include domestic flights from Istanbul to Adana, Ankara, Bodrum, Ankara and Trabzon and international flights from Istanbul to the UK, Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.



Notes to Editors:

Pegasus Airlines offers the following destinations direct from the UK each week in the summer flight schedule:

To Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen from London Stansted (3x)
To Ercan, North Cyprus from London Stansted (3x)

One-way prices start at £29 including all taxes and fees. The airline operates flights to 99 destinations in 17 countries. With a young fleet of 12 Boeing 737-800, 2 Boeing 737-400, and 3 Boeing 737-500, the airline operates from Turkey to 99 destinations in 17 countries. Pegasus Airlines also provides wet lease to airlines in need of extra capacity. During 2007 the airline carried 4.1 million passengers.

Quick transfers are available via Istanbul to many onward destinations in Turkey and Europe.

Flights can be booked at

(The summer flight schedule is valid from 29th March 2008)

Pegasus Airlines was established in 1990 as a joint venture between Aer Lingus, Silkar Yatirim and Net Holding, with head offices in Istanbul. Its first commercial flight was in May 1990. In January 2005, ESAS Holding took over Pegasus Airlines, with Ali Sabancı as Chairman and Sertaç Haybat as General Manager. Pegasus Airlines began its scheduled domestic flights on November 1st, 2005.

For further press information, please contact:

Ceyda Sara Pekenc
Redmint Communications
T: +44 (0)20 7203 8479
F: +44 (0) 20 7203 6701
M: + 44 (0)78 8159 3487
Web: Pegasus

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