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Pegasus was named the 'Best Brand' by Haber1.com while, after a poll carried out by Galatasaray University, Pegasus was named 'Best Airline' and Chairman of the Board Ali Sabanci 'Best Businessman'.

Pegasus also received a number of awards for the strategic approach of its advertising in 2006: an Effie Bronze Award, a Crystal Apple for a radio advert and a Felis Media Award for its 'On Time' television adverts. It also received a 'Think Marketing' Revolutionary Marketing Award for its innovative and unique ideas in marketing. Alongside these awards, Pegasus' website was named 'Best Website' in the travel category of the Golden Spider Awards as a result of voting by members of the public.

In 2006 Pegasus was named 'The Most Searched Airline' for that year by Google Turkey, also coming in at fourth for general internet searches.

Pegasus' project 'Pegasus Airlines Reaches Sales Targets For First Year With Low-cost Model' successfully competed with 116 other projects for the Golden Compass Public Relations Award in the marketing communications category.

Pegasus has had great success in the fields of marketing and communications to the present day as a result of the projects carried out by its team and of their belief in the effectiveness of these methods.

The students of Yildiz Technical University chose Ali Sabanci as their 'Favourite Businessman'. Sabanci was also named 'Businessman of the Year' in Dunya newspaper and Istanbul University Faculty of Management's joint 'Annual Management Awards'.

In a Galatasaray University poll, Chairman of the Board Ali Sabanci was again chosen as the 'Best Businessman'.

Pegasus was named the 'Fastest Fish' for 2008 in Referans newspaper and Turkish Economy Bank's annual 'Fast Fish' awards.

Pegasus took first prize in the Events Marketing category of the Direct Marketing Awards. This was for the 'Sky Charge' Project in which mini-parachutes containing interactive presents fell out of the sky at spots along the coast of Turkey, having been propelled from a paramotor carrying Pegasus branding.

Pegasus was rated in the Aviation category of Turkey's Customer Satisfaction Index for the second quarter of 2009, while Ali Sabanci was named 'Business Person of the Year' via a poll carried out by the Chairman of Young Entrepreneurs for TOBB (Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges) and Economist magazine.

Pegasus was awarded "Successful Debut of The Year - Foreign Brand" in the Global Idea & The Financial Annual Awards.

July 2011

As a result of its careful checking procedures for flights leaving Turkey for the UK, the UK Border Agency awarded Pegasus the status of 'approved gate check' (AGC). This status is awarded to airlines that check the relevant documents of travellers with a high standard of care.

On 25 July, Pegasus came first with its 'Automatic Team Assignment' project in the finals for the Application Award at the 31st International Operations Research and Industrial Engineering Congress. The winning team included Gul Demirci, Tansel Aydin, Aysen Yilmaz and Nurdan Kilic, working with Bosphorus University on the suitable optimisation model for its working requirements.

December 2011

Pegasus was given a quality tourism award in the 'Turkish Flagged Airline' category at SKALITE 2011 by Skal International Istanbul.

June 2012

Voyager - The Best of 2012

In the year that Turkey's first travel magazine, Voyager, celebrated its 15th year, Pegasus received awards in two categories of 'The Best of 2012' as a result of readers' polls. Pegasus was awarded the 'Best On-time Travel' and 'Best Online Ticketing Service' awards as a result of voting by 18,453 readers via the Voyager website.

September 2012

GIA 2012 Awards

As an airline that is constantly in communication with its guests, especially via digital marketing, Pegasus was awarded the 'Leading Brand for Investment in Digital Channels' in the GIA 2012 Awards at the Interactive Marketing Summit '12.

January 2013

Skyscanner - European Airline Food Awards

Pegasus was awarded first prize in the low-cost airline category of the European Airline Food Awards by flights comparison website Skyscanner (used by 19 international European airlines) as a result of voting by more than 550 travellers and bloggers.

February 2013

Mixx Awards

Pegasus was given the Golden Mixx Award in the Microsite category at the Mixx Awards 2012, where the best in the digital marketing communication industry are identified, for its 'What's Going On Behind This Website?' digital campaign during May of that year.

July 2013

European Business Awards

Pegasus is taking part in the European Business Awards 2013/14 as one of 40 businesses representing Turkey for this international championship, in which Europe's most-successful firms from across the continent and from different sectors are competing. Pegasus is taking part in the second stage of the competition (video entry - jury stage) in the Neutral Growth Strategy of the Year Award category. The winners of the video entries, available on the European Business Award website since October, chosen by the jury will be announced in April 2014.

August 2013

Voyager - The Best of 2013

As Turkey's first travel magazine, Voyager, celebrated its 16th year, Pegasus received awards in three categories of 'The Best of 2013' as a result of readers' polls. After the polls carried out both within Turkey and outside of the country, Pegasus was awarded the 'Best On-time Travel', the 'Best Online Ticket Sales Site' and the 'Best Flight Entertainment' awards in the international airlines category.

September 2013

A Awards Outdoor Adverts Competition

Pegasus was awarded the first prize in the Best Travel Advert category of the first-ever A Awards Outdoor Adverts Competition, held by ARVAK (Outdoor Adverts Foundation), for its 'Communicate With Holidaymakers Outdoors' campaign.

25th Crystal Apple Advertising Awards

Pegasus won the following awards in the 25th Crystal Apple Advertising Awards:

  • A Crystal Apple for its 'This Much London' project in the Outdoor Advertising section of the Promotions category.
  • A Bronze Award for its 'Alem FM - Roadshow' project promoting flights within Turkey in the Media Useage section of the Best Radio Application category.
  • A Bronze Award for its 'Why Pay If You Don't Eat? - Pizza' project in the Press section of the Tourism, Transportation and Entertainment category.

Research on the Most Successful Tourism Investments

Pegasus was given an award this year in the fourth Research on the Most Successful Tourism Investments, organised by Capital and Economist magazines and with the support of Burgan Bank, by a large jury comprising leading names and academics in the tourism, finance and media sectors.

May 2014

Pegasus Airlines awarded as the est Newcomer Airline, Low Cost Carrier by the Budapest Airport

May 2014

Pegasus Airlines wins Bronze at Effie Awards Turkey 2015

August 2014

Pegasus Airlines has won a Gold Stevie Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the communications industry, for PR Campaign of the Year in the Travel & Tourism category.

October 2014

Pegasus Airlines won Kristal Elma Awards

October 2014

Pegasus Airlines wins Bronze Kristal Elma Awards in Tourism, Transportation and Entertainment

October 2014

Pegasus Airlines won Bronze at Kristal Elma Awards with The World's Most Wonderful Gift' campaign.

November 2014

Pegasus Airlines won "Felis" awards with its "Bütün Yaz Bir Tatile Sığmaz"campaign.

November 2014

Pegasus Airlines won "Felis success" awards with its "The World's Most Wonderful Gift' campaign project

November 2014

Pegasus Airlines selected as the Turkey's most digital transportation company according to the Accenture Digital Density Index

February 2015

Pegasus Airlines was given the Bronze MIXX Awards with its The World's Most Wonderful Gift' campaign project

February 2015

Pegasus Airlines was given the Golden MIXX Awards in search engine category.

February 2016

Pegasus Airlines was given the Silver MIXX Awards with its The World's Most Wonderful Gift' campaign project in the Online-Offline integration category

February 2016

Pegasus Airlines was given the golden MIXX award with its Google Customer Match application in search engine category

February 2016

Pegasus airlines has been awarded as the best progressive airlines by the University of Turkish Aeronautical Association

February 2016

Pegasus Airlines ranked number 1 in the corporate web site and truism/travel category, ranked number 3 in service and awarded as the favorite of people in the best corporate web site category in the 14th Altın Örümcek Web Awards

February 2016

Pegasus Airlines has won a Golden Compass Award for Its ‘World’s Most Wonderful Gift’ Campaign in the category of PR Campaign of the Year in the Travel & Tourism category organized by Turkish Public Relations Associations