Pegasus Airlines receives two ‘Youngest Fleet’ awards

A Pegasus Airlines A321neo aircraft, delivered from Jackson Square Aviation.
Photo Credit: Jackson Square Aviation

Turkish carrier Pegasus Airlines has clinched two significant awards for its fleet excellence in 2024.

The airline has been honored with the prestigious title of the World’s 4th Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2024 in the category of ‘100+ aircraft in their fleet’ as well as Europe’s 4th Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2024 by ch-aviation.

Pegasus has been proactive in maintaining a contemporary fleet, and has also remained prominent with respect to sustainability efforts within the aviation industry.

Vision for Sustainability

Güliz Öztürk, the CEO of Pegasus Airlines, expressed her pride in the company’s fleet strategy, emphasizing the pivotal role of investing in newer aircraft models.

She highlighted how this strategy has led to increased fuel efficiency and has significantly contributed to their sustainability objectives.


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Öztürk further pointed out the enhanced comfort and sustainability benefits that passengers enjoy while traveling on Pegasus’ new-generation aircraft, boasting an average age of merely 4.6 years.

Her statement underscores Pegasus Airlines’ ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility as well as customer satisfaction.

A Pegasus Airlines Airbus A321neo climbs out.
Photo Credit: Pegasus Airlines

Recognition of Industry Leadership

The acknowledgment from Thomas Jaeger, CEO of ch-aviation, further solidifies Pegasus Airlines’ position as an industry leader in fleet modernization and environmental stewardship.

Jaeger emphasized the significance of investing in newer aircraft models to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel economy, thereby addressing the pressing sustainability challenges faced by the aviation sector.

The Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award by ch-aviation serves as a testament to Pegasus’ proactive approach in embracing sustainable practices and driving innovation within the industry.

Growing Fleet with Modern Innovations

Pegasus Airlines continues to expand its fleet, with a particular focus on integrating advanced aircraft models such as the Airbus A321neos equipped with state-of-the-art engines.

Surpassing the milestone of 100 aircraft in October 2023, Pegasus now boasts a fleet comprising 110 aircraft as of December 31, 2023.

This fleet includes 16 Boeing B737-800s, 7 Airbus A320ceos, 46 Airbus A320neos, and 41 Airbus A321neos.

The strategic incorporation of these modern aircraft underscores Pegasus’ commitment to operational excellence, passenger comfort, and environmental sustainability.

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