Articles Tagged ‘SAW’

Budapest Airport re-opens connection to Istanbul

Budapest Airport re-opens connection to Istanbul

Flights from Budapest to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gӧkçen Airport have returned with Pegasus Airlines. The Turkish low-cost carrier will operate the 1,080km link with its fleet of 737s and A320s, initially twice-weekly as travellers and the business community welcome the relaunch.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen more passengers than Frankfurt in August; Pegasus starts Karachi

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen will have 1,591 departures in mid-Oct; Doha new #1 route. We investigate SAW’s network + chat with its Aviation Marketing Director.

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus’ flights are down by just 25% YOY. It has 105 international routes, yet its domestic network has rebounded strongest. We examine its network.


Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Qatar Airways restarts Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen; Kuwait #1 connecting destination

Qatar Airways restarts Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen; Kuwait #1 connecting destination

Qatar Airways restarted Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen on 25 July; the carrier had 485,000 seats to/from the airport last year.

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet’s first flights take off to Europe, replacing Turkish Airlines

AnadoluJet replaced Turkish Airlines on seven routes on 11 June with more later that week.


Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen's Gerald Ong: 'COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment'

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen’s Gerald Ong: ‘COVID-19 enables full rehabilitation & refurbishment’

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen added 30m seats between 2010 & 2019. Given this, we chat with Gerald Ong, Director of Marketing, about what it’s doing amid COVID-19.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen expects 35.5m passengers in 2019 – a decade earlier than forecast. With a new runway and terminal coming, it expects 70m by 2030.

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s' international network distribution

Turkish Airlines and the MEB3s’ international network distribution

Asia is #1 for the MEB3 while Europe is #1 for Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines now has more frequencies to Africa than Asia.


Malaysia Airlines starts flights to Sabiha Gökçen

Malaysia Airlines starts flights to Sabiha Gökçen

Malaysia Airlines launches Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen charter flights from Kuala Lumpur.

Pegasus paints a picture with new Venice connection

Pegasus paints a picture with new Venice connection

Pegasus takes off from Venice with four weekly flights to Istanbul.

Pegasus makes its way into Manchester

Pegasus makes its way into Manchester

Pegasus Airlines launched services between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to Manchester on 01 July.