Carrying 19.74 million guests in 2014, Pegasus Airlines increased its market share of the Turkish aviation sector on domestic routes by 28% and on international routes by 9.4%. The load factor on domestic and international routes combined reached 79.9%. Pegasus grew 1.5 times faster than the rest of the Turkish industry in terms of passenger numbers.
Türkiye's leading low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines’ traffic data for the year 2014 has been announced by the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP).
During 2014, Pegasus carried 19.74 million guests, translating to an increase of 17.3% from 16.82 million guests in 2013. The number of guests taking domestic flights in Türkiye was 11.97 million, a year-on-year increase of 17%, while the number of guests on international flights reached 7.77 million, a growth of 17.8% compared to the same period in 2013.
The data for Türkiye's aviation sector showed that Pegasus grew 1.4 times faster than the rest of the Turkish domestic market for its internal flights and 1.5 faster for its international flights in 2014. That same year, Pegasus' share of the domestic market rose from 26.9% to 28% and its share of the international market increased from 9% to 9.4%.
In 2014, Pegasus Airlines continued to connect its guests with new destinations in Türkiye and beyond, extending its network to the African continent for the first time with the launch of scheduled flights to Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada in Egypt. Pegasus also added 14 new routes with Bahrain, Budapest, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Hurghada, Kuwait, Lyon, Madrid (Malpensa), Milan, Mineralnye Vody, Nice, Prague and Sharm El Sheikh; and as of January 2015 is flying a scheduled service to 30 destinations in Türkiye and 59 in the rest of the world, bringing its total to 89 destinations in 36 countries.
Commenting on the 2014 traffic results Pegasus Airlines' General Manager Sertac Haybat says:
“At Pegasus we continued our steady growth trend of recent years into 2014 and also increased our market share. Our share of the domestic market rose to 28% and our share of the international market to 9.4%. In 2015, we plan to continue our steady growth by adding new aircraft to our 55-strong fleet and launching new destinations to our expanding network.”
Please enter your details to receive our latest press releases and statements. Please note that subscription to the media room/press release service is strictly for journalists.
This type of cookies is necessary for the smooth functioning of the Pegasus Website. These cookies make it possible to visit the Pegasus Website and to benefit from its features. Session cookies are used to store the information in the web pages and to avoid the need to re-enter your details.
These cookies store information about how often the website is visited, any relevant error messages received, the duration of the visit and the user’s use of the website. This information is used to improve the performance of the Pegasus Website.
These cookies remember the choices the user has made on the website (e.g., city and flight date selections) and facilitates the use of the website by the user. These cookies make it possible for the user to benefit from sophisticated internet features.
For using certain functions, third-party suppliers’ cookies are used on the Pegasus Website (e.g., cookies comprising sharing devices on social media on flight destinations and promotional pages). Pegasus Website also contains the cookies of the firms carrying-out advertisement tracking.