Pegasus receives the EMEA Environmental Sustainability Airline/Airline Group of the Year Award at CAPA’s Environmental Sustainability Awards for Excellence in Kuala Lumpur
London – (3 November 2023) Pegasus was awarded the EMEA Environmental Sustainability Airline/Airline Group of the Year Award at the CAPA’s annual Environmental Sustainability Awards for Excellence in Kuala Lumpur. Ali Uzun, General Counsel and Sustainability Director at Pegasus Airlines, accepted the award on behalf of Pegasus Airlines at the ceremony held at the Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport on 2 November.
Güliz Öztürk, CEO of Pegasus Airlines, commented: “We are deeply honoured to receive this award, which is a testament to the sincere dedication of the entire Pegasus Airlines team to our sustainability targets. This recognition underscores our commitment to sustainability and it is a source of immense pride for us to be acknowledged for our collective efforts in this vital journey. Our industry-wide pursuit to achieve Net Zero by 2050 continues.”
During the award acceptance speech at the ceremony, Ali Uzun said: “About two years ago, we set out on a new journey, and our aim was to build a sustainability culture at Pegasus Airlines. Very quickly, we figured out that our true mission is to take a brand-new look into everything we do. And we embrace this challenge. This accolade is a great source of motivation, and it will push us to do even better. I accept this award on behalf of everybody at Pegasus Airlines. I am proud of being part of this wonderful team.”
The awards are based on the CAPA Envest Global Airline Sustainability Benchmarking Report. The report serves as a comprehensive industry resource, offering a transparent assessment of airline emissions and establishing an independent airline sustainability rating system.
Innovative, dynamic, and forward looking, Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines is one of the fastest growing airlines of the post-pandemic era. Having completely recovered in terms of operating capacity during 2022, with leading industry performance in terms of non-fuel unit costs, while also reporting record revenue and profit, the airline continues to expand its fleet, particularly with Airbus A321neos, and to expand its network and offerings. Additionally, Pegasus is actively addressing sustainability, diversity, and efficiency challenges while exploring innovative partnerships in areas such as digitalisation, operations, training, and aircraft finance.
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