Leisure Cargo FZCO becomes cargo general sales agent for Pegasus Airlines in the Middle East, Africa and Indian sub-continent
Jan 15, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
Pegasus Cargo continues to expand its service network with every passing day, pursuing its philosophy of a 'quality service delivered on time'. In line with affirming its presence in the Middle East, Africa and Indian sub-continent, Dubai-based Leisure Cargo FZCO has now become its cargo general sales agent for these regions.
Vice President Cargo of Pegasus Airlines, Aydin Alpa, says of the new partnership: 'We are delighted to announce that Pegasus Cargo will be expanding its service network via Leisure Cargo FZCO which has an active presence in these regions. This partnership means that we will be in a position to provide cargo transport services to all the destinations in these regions. We are very excited with the potential that these regions offer."
ABOUT PEGASUS CARGO
Pegasus Cargo provides cargo transport services within Turkey and to Europe, the Balkans, Russia, the CIS countries and the Middle East using its fleet of Boeing 737-800s. Pegasus Airlines flies to 63 destinations in 27 countries, including North Cyprus, and is a member of IATA CASS. Providing solutions for all air cargo needs, Istanbul-based Pegasus Cargo has offices at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Ataturk Airport (IST), Antalya (AYT) and Izmir (ADB). Its new partnership with Leisure Cargo FZCO, alongside the transfer of cargo by bonded trucks from Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport to Ataturk airport as of 5 December 2012, has widened Pegasus Cargo's service network even further.
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Pegasus Airlines began its first domestic scheduled flights on 1 November 2005, creating and implementing Turkey's first full low-cost airline strategy. By selecting Sabiha Gokcen Airport to be its principal airport and hub, Pegasus Airlines introduced Turkey to easy, comfortable and low-cost flying. Pegasus Airlines flew 11.3 million guests in 2011 and has a fleet size of 42 aircraft, including those of its sister airline Izair. Pegasus Airlines has Turkey's youngest fleet, with the average age of its Next-Generation Boeing 737-800s just 3.02 years. Pegasus Airlines flies a scheduled service to 27 countries and 63 destinations; that is 24 destinations within Turkey and 39 other international destinations, available to book online at www.flypgs.com.
Pegasus Airlines continues to invest heavily in the areas of flight safety and technological innovation to ensure on-time flying for all its guests: Pegasus was a pioneer in Turkey with its two most recent investments worth US$ 23.5m: in Turkey's newest flight simulator which is owned by just 10% of the world's 582 airlines and operates within Pegasus' flight training centre; Pegasus has also become the first airline in the world to integrate the two-way data communication system "Wireless Groundlink End to End Network Solutions".
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