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Pegasus Airlines is a low-cost airline headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Pegasus Airlines flies scheduled services to 33 destinations in Turkey and 77 in the rest of the world with a total network of 110 destinations in 42 countries. The destinations include Adana, Almaty, Amsterdam, Antalya, Ankara, Baku, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Erbil, Frankfurt, Izmir, Madrid, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Rome, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tehran and Tirana.

Pegasus Airlines began on December 1989 when two companies partnered with Aer Lingus to make a comprehensive tour charter airline called Pegasus Airlines. Service for Pegasus airlines started on April 1990 with two Boeing 737–400s. In Greek mythology, Pegasus which means 'strong' was a horse with wings. Pegasus Airlines has been flying for 20 years and is Turkey's most established private airline. Pegasus Airlines has a fleet size of 83 and have placed on order 68 new aircraft.

Pegasus Airline hub airport is Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) and its focus cities are Adana Airport (ADA), Antalya Airport (AYT), Ercan Airport (ECN), Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) and Amasya Merzifon Airport (MZH).

The airline has codeshare agreements with AlitaliaFlynas and KLM.

Did you know? When you book your Pegasus Airlines flights through Alternative Airlines you can choose to pay using Turkish Lira. It's just one of the 160 currencies that you choose from!

Baggage Policy

Pegasus Airlines has different weight and dimension limits for carry-on and checked baggage, as well as for your personal item and any additional baggage you may have. Read on to find out more.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are permitted one piece of hand luggage or Pegasus Airlines flights. This item must not exceed 8kg in weight, and must not exceed the dimensions 20 x 40 x 55cm.

Checked Baggage

Domestic Routes:

Basic Fare passengers aren't permitted any checked baggage. Essentials and Business Flex ticket holders can take up to 15kg per checked baggage. Advantage ticket holders can take up to 20kg.

International Routes:

Basic passengers are only allowed hand luggage on international flights. Essentials, Advantage and Business Flex ticket holders can take up to 20kg per piece of checked baggage. Additional baggage can be purchased on Pegasus Airlines' website.


Online, app and airport check-in are all available with Pegasus Airlines.

Online Check-In

Online and mobile check-in opens 72 hours before departure time and closes 60 minutes before scheduled departure. This applies to both domestic and international flights.

Passengers should check in online at the Pegasus Airlines website, here.

Airport Check-In

Passengers who have not checked in online for their Pegasus Airlines flights must do so at the airport. Passengers must arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before scheduled departure time, as the airport check-in desk will close 45 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights, or 60 minutes for international flights.

Cabin Classes

Pegasus Airlines has two types of cabin classes - Economy and Business Flex.

Economy Class

Pegasus Airlines Basic Economy Class offers passengers simply a flight ticket and a 17lbs / 8kg hand baggage allowance.

With Essential Economy Class passengers can receive an added baggage allowance of 33lbs / 15kg on domestic flights and 44lbs / 20kg on International and Cyprus flights.

What are Economy seats like?

In Economy, you can enjoy a standard seat with a 17-inch seat width and 31-inch pitch.

Business Flex Package

For business trips in full comfort, Pegasus is always by your side at home and abroad. Passengers earn a more comfortable flight with Pegasus Airlines Flex Package.

With Pegasus Business class you can enjoy some of our extra services that, depending on your choice, can exempt you from paying extra baggage charges, give you the chance to choose seats with wide leg-room for a more comfortable journey, double your travel enjoyment with a sandwich or hot meal, and protect you from last-minute surprises by offering a free cancellation or reissue service. The Business Flex Package gives you more comfort and flexibility on your journey. You can benefit from penalty-free ticket change and cancellations, get 44lbs / 20kg baggage allowance on international flights, 33lbs / 15kg baggage allowance on domestic flights, 26lbs / 12kg of cabin bag and seat preference.


Pegasus Airlines does have WiFi connectivity to help you to stay connected with family, friends and work.


Onboard service varies depending on the destination, duration, and time of your flight. Pegasus Airlines offers a variety of meals selection with special meals.

Pegasus Airlines travellers can pre-order and pay for their meals and can be ordered 24 hours before departure via the airlines' app, call centre and online by clicking here. You can choose from a diverse range of sandwiches to snacks such as Sushi, Grilled fillet steak, chicken schnitzel, hot breakfast trays, salads and kids meals plus and more as well as hot/cold beverages and alcoholic drinks in-flight.

Frequent Flyer Program

Pegasus Airlines have launched their Frequent Flyer Program named Pegasus BolBol where travellers can earn FlightPoints every time they fly and other benefits and rewards. For more information on this please click here.

In-Flight Entertainment

In the near future, Pegasus Airlines customers will be able to access a range of content using their electronic devices when they connect to the Immfly network. Pegasus Magazine is an inflight journal that passengers can read on their flights.


By connecting to the Pegasus Airlines Immfly network, Pegasus Airlines passengers will be able to access a range of TV channels including Twentieth Century Fox, National Geographic, Euronews, Financial Times and the BBC.

Airline Alliance

Pegasus Airlines is currently not part of any airline alliances.

Special Services

PIA offers a number of special services to its passengers. Please see below the following services it offers:


You need to make a reservation by contacting the call centre number 0 888 228 12 12 at the time of purchase or at least 48 hours in before you flight departure. If you are buying your ticket from us at Alternative Airlines, ensure to inform the ticket sales agent of your request for an appropriate wheelchair for your needs when booking. For more information on this please see our wheelchair assistance page.

Pregnant Passengers

Pregnant passengers don't need to complete a medical report to travel with Pegasus Airlines. It's advised however that they inform their physician about their health condition before they travel by air. Mothers soon-to-be who have exceeded 32 weeks of pregnancy will not accept be accepted on a flight. Therefore all round-trip flights must be completed before the end of the 32 weeks of the pregnancy.

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Destinations that Pegasus Airlines flies to

As of September 2022, Pegasus serves 33 destinations in Turkey and 77 across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America with a total network of 110 destinations in 42 countries. Our domestic flights to Turkey page will give you a breakdown of how to go about travelling within Turkey with some useful tips and FAQs. Pegasus Airline flies to all major cities, as well as numerous smaller airports, across Turkey. Click below to see all of Pegasus Airlines' destinations:

Alternatives to Pegasus Airlines

The following airlines operate similar routes to Pegasus Airlines, both internationally and domestically in Turkey.

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Hub Airport

Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the main international serving Istanbul, Turkey and is the biggest airport in Turkey by a total number of passengers. The airport serves as a hub for Atlasglobal and Turkish Airlines. Istanbul Ataturk Airport has three runaways and has a passenger capacity of 60 million per year.

Airlines which fly to and from Istanbul Ataturk Airport include Aegean AirlinesAeroflotAir CanadaAtlasglobalDelta AirlinesEgyptAirIberiaKLMKorean AirLufthansaMalaysia AirlinesTAROMTajik AirNouvelairTurkish Airlines and Uzbekistan Airways.


As of October 2019, Pegasus had a fleet of 83 in-service aircraft and 68 on order for delivery.

  • 12 Airbus A320-200
  • 31 Airbus A320neo with 26 on order and waiting for delivery until 2022
  • 1 Airbus A321neo and 42 on order
  • 39 Boeing 737-800

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Pegasus Airlines Flights on Finance

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