Leading LCC Pegasus Airlines has launched a new service between Manchester airport and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen from today. The airline is currently operating five flights each week from 21 July will be increasing frequently daily flights between Manchester and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, adding to the airline’s four-times daily flights from London Stansted.
Pegasus’ flights will connect Manchester airport to 32 destinations across Turkey, including coastal and cultural hotspots. Operating between Manchester and Istanbul, the new route will increase in frequency to daily flights from 21 July 2019. Pegasus’ new flights will depart from Manchester airport at 12:40, arriving in Istanbul at around 18:50. Flights from Istanbul will depart at 09:30 flights from Istanbul and reach Manchester at 11:55 local time.
Commenting on the launch of Pegasus’ newest route, Guliz Ozturk, Pegasus’s Airlines CCO said: “The Pegasus is thrilled to be launching flights from Manchester airport. We’re looking forward to welcoming our guests from the region who will be able to take advantage of the low fares and extensive network of destinations in Turkey and beyond. The UK is among our key markets in Europe and we already operate up to our times a week in the summer. We look forward to welcoming both new and existing guests to our airline.”
Julian Carr, aviation director at Manchester airport, said: “We’re delighted that Pegasus airlines is starting to fly to Istanbul. We’re confident that the flights will prove highly popular with our 29 million passengers.”

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