Pegasus Airlines

Airline tickets with Pegasus Airlines

Each passengers is allowed to carry on one item of carry-on baggage measuring 20 cm x 40 cm x 55 cm, and weighing a maximum of 8 kg.

Some additional items can also be carried onboard without an extra cost, such as handbags, laptop bags, duty free shopping.

Pegasus Airlines is not responsible for items left behind by guests on aircraft.


Passengers who have purchased an Essentials ticket are entitled to a baggage allowance of 15 kg on domestic flights, and 20 kg on international flights.

Your checked luggage allowance can vary depending on the ticket purchased so always check what your ticket includes before packing!

Pegasus Airlines check in procedures

You can save both time and money by checking in online for free, before travelling with Pegasus.

Online check-in service, depending on the route and ticket purchased, begins 72 hours prior to flight departure and closes at the latest 40 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Click here to checkin online: click here

All you need to complete the online procedure is your Reservation (PNR) Number and your full name. A seat option can be added at this time, and a meal option up to 24 hours prior to flying. Up to 4 hours before flight departure an extra baggage option is also available.

Should you be travelling with luggage, proceed to the airport check-in counters allocated to passengers who have checked in online and drop off your luggage. If you are travelling without baggage simply proceed directly through to security, with your printed boarding pass and valid travel document, before going to the boarding gate.

It is advisable that passengers who have completed online check-in should be at the airport a minimum of 60 minutes prior to the flight departure time. If travelling with checked baggage, it is important to have completed this 45 minutes before the departure for international flights and 30 minutes for domestic flights.

Passengers not at the boarding gate ready for departure, will not be allowed on the plane, even if they have already checked in.

Pegasus Airlines history

Pegasus Airlines, in 2005 were purchased by ESAS Holdings who in two months changed the company from a charter airline to a low-cost airline. The low cost carrier Pegasus is headquartered in Kurtköy area of Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey and serves 105 destinations, 33 of which are domestic. Pegasus Airlines carried more passengers in Turkey than any other private airline in 2007. In 2008, Pegasus carried more than 4 million. By 2013 the airline passenger traffic saw further growth with over 16 million passengers carried. Flying for almost 20 years, it is Turkey's most established private airline.


Pegasus Airline is constantly evolving and developing its product offering. Stay updated with the latest news.

October 2014 - Pegasus Airlines introduces new routesFrom MAR15 Pegasus introduces Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Milan Malpensa route, with 4 weekly flights.

Summer 2015 plans include the increase of operations on a number of routes from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, mainly to Europe and Middle East. Certain frequency comparison is based on Summer 2015 vs Peak season in Summer 2014. Additional changes remain possible.

Further expansion plans within its European operation, includes the launch of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen – Budapest route, starting from JUL14, with 4 weekly flights.