December 14 (SeeNews) - Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will start direct flights between the capital Istanbul and Bulgaria's second-largest city of Plovdiv, the Bulgarian embassy in Ankara said.
The regular flights, which will be twice-weekly, are set to kick off on January 21, the embassy said in a social media post on Tuesday.
Plovdiv Airport is in the process of signing the contracts for the new route and will provide details once the terms are finalised, the airport's press office told SeeNews earlier this week.
Pegasus Airlines, which is listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange, is controlled by Esas Holding. The company has a fleet of 91 aircraft flying to 36 domestic flight locations and 89 foreign destinations in 47 countries.