Nearly 1 Million Ukrainians Travel To Turkey On Cheap Flights

08 December 2016 19:59

Pegasus, a Turkish low-cost airline, has transported about 800,000 passengers in its six years of operation in Ukraine. The Pegasus airline’s Vice President Reha Özdemir announced this at a press conference at the Zhuliany airport on Tuesday, the CFTS correspondent reports.

Pegasus began flying from Istanbul to Kharkiv on 20 October 2010. From the launch of the flight to 30 November 2016, the carrier transported 526,000 passengers.

The airline’s second destination is the Lviv. It launched flights on to Lviv on 17 October 2012, and it has transported 224,000 passengers on this route since then.

Pegasus launched flights from Istanbul to Zaporizhia on 11 December last year. The company has transported 28,000 passengers on this route.

Pegasus also operated flights on the Istanbul-Donetsk route from September 2012 to May 2014. The airline did not provide statistics for this route.