100 orders for Airbus A320neo

New Airbus customer Pegasus has 75 firm orders for the A320neo and A321eno. (Airbus)

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines has ordered up to 100 A320neo-family aircraft, in the process becoming a new Airbus customer.

The second largest airline in Turkey, the order comprises 75 firm orders for 58 A320neo and 17 A321neo models.   In a joint statement Airbus and Pegasus said the order was the largest placed by a Turkish airline.

The new aircraft will be used to further the airline’s expansion plans within Turkey, Europe and the Middle East.