Pegasus Airlines of Turkey Orders 75 Airbus Aircraft

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Pegasus Airlines, the second largest airline in Turkey, has signed an order for up to 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft (58 A320neo and 17 A321neo models), of which 75 are firm orders.

With this order, Pegasus becomes a new Airbus customer and the first Turkish airline to order the A320neo.

It is with great pride that we are placing the biggest order in the history of Turkish civil aviation with Airbus for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft, said Ali Sabanci, Chairman of Pegasus. At Pegasus, we believe that everyone has the right to fly, and the A320neo with its 15 percent fuel burn reduction combined with superior cabin comfort made it without a doubt the best choice for achieving our ambitious future development plans.

Pegasus new aircraft will be configured in an all economy layout with 180 seats in the A320neo and 220 seats in the A321neo. They will be deployed on Pegasus rapidly expanding network from Istanbul to destinations in Turkey, Europe and the Middle East. 

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