Following the temporary suspension of flight as part of the restrictions put in place by relevant authorities, against the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkey’s low-cost, Pegasus Airlines will be resuming International flights on June 13, 2020, with flights to Germany, followed by the gradual resumption of flights between Turkey and several European destinations from June 15, 2020.
According to the press statement, Pegasus says, it will operate the first flight to Germany then, will gradually restore flights between Turkey and several European destinations from June 15.
The company will fly to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, England, the Netherlands, France, and Belgium in the first phase.
The schedule will gradually grow in the next phase, subject to the approvals of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Turkey.
The low-cost carrier restarted its domestic flights on June 1 after halting flights on March 28.
Entering into the aviation sector in 1990, Pegasus Airlines became the leader of low-cost carriers in the country after it was sold to Turkey’s Esas Holding in 2005.
For flights arriving in Turkey, health checks will be carried out on passengers entering the country. PCR tests will be performed free of charge in cases where symptoms are identified during the health check and wherever deemed necessary. The Turkish Ministry of Health also requires passengers who enter Turkey to abide by a 14-day quarantine in their homes or designated address upon arrival.
With a fleet of 81 aircraft, Pegasus Airlines flies to 105 destinations — 33 domestic and 72 international — in 41 countries.