Pegasus Airlines to launch four new routes

Pegasus Airlines to launch four new routes

Pegasus Airlines is launching new internal flights in Turkey: Izmir – Batman, Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen) – Sinop, Ankara – Tekirdag and Ankara – Adiyaman. “As Pegasus Airlines we are continuing to offer our guests ever more choice of destinations. With our new routes, we are proud now to be flying a scheduled service to 108 destinations including 36 within Turkey and 72 other international routes in 40 different countries. Our guest are at the heart of our business…

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Ukranian pilot praised for safely landing a passenger jet “blind”

Ukranian pilot praised for safely landing a passenger jet “blind”

Ukranian captain Alexander Akopov has been awarded a national medal of courage for safely landing a packed passenger jet “blind” after its windshield was smashed by giant hailstones in a violent storm over Turkey. The Airbus A320, operated by Atlasglobal, was en route from Istanbul to Erkan, Cyprus, with 127 tourists on board when it flew through the severe storms that battered Istanbul last week. Soon after take-off, at 1,300 metres above the ground, the aircraft’s nose…

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