Baggage Allowance for Pegasus Airlines

Baggage Allowance for Pegasus Airlines

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About Pegasus Airlines

Pegasus Airlines is a low-cost airline, headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. It is one of the largest airlines in Turkey, operating scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 120 destinations around the world.

The company's first flight took place on 31 March 1993 with two Boeing 737s leased from Ansett Australia, then Pegasus became an Airbus A320 operator by owning three aircraft in 1997.

Pegasus Airlines Baggage Allowance

Types of baggage 

Airlines divided baggage into 4 categories according to international regulations for safety-wise. Pegasus Airlines defined a set of policies for each category to maintain safety

  • Carry-on baggage (Hand carry bag)

All baggage that customers can carry in the cabin and stored in the overhead compartment, Carry-on baggage has a specific dimension and weight to maintain safety while cruising to your destination. 

  • Checked luggage 

Checked baggage is always heavier than carry-on baggage, with a big variance in weight because it is stored in the cargo compartment. Airlines have rules for accepting checked baggage according to the aircraft and destination.

  • Infant baggage 

There are exceptions with infant baggage, and it differs from one airline to another. You may bring the baby’s infant onboard. It is one standard-sized bag (for items an infant may require during the flight).

  • Special Baggage

It is the type of baggage that differs in size or weight. Each airline has its own policies to maintain safety while cruising. Passengers should know their baggage category to avoid any extra charges.

Pegasus airline has many ticket categories, each has a specific free baggage allowance.

Carry-on baggage 

Ticket Category 

Weight & Dimension 

Quantity 

Basic

7 kg & 55x40x20 cm

 

One piece 

Essentials

7 kg & 55x40x20 cm

Advantage

7 kg & 55x40x20 cm

Comfort Flex

7 kg & 55x40x20 cm

Checked Baggage 

Domestic Flights Baggage Allowance

Ticket Category 

Weight 

Quantity 

Essentials

15 kg

 

One piece 

Advantage

20 kg

Comfort Flex

20 kg

 

International Flights Baggage Allowance

Ticket Category 

Weight 

Quantity 

Basic

0 kg



 

One piece 

Essentials

20 kg

Advantage

20 kg

Comfort Flex

20 kg

Notes

  • Extra Baggage Allowance is not available for infant passengers
  • Extra Baggage Allowance purchased cannot be transferred to another person.
  • The Cabin Baggage allowance cannot be used to increase the Checked Baggage allowance

Special Baggage 

Sports equipment 

Pegasus airline will consider any sports equipment as special baggage, passengers who carry sports equipment will be charged based on company tariff policy. According to the weight and size of the sports equipment, the responsible team will decide whether it will be stored either in the cabin or in the cargo compartment. 

*Sports equipment fees may vary from one airline to another if the passenger will be on a transit flight 

Musical instruments

A request for carrying musical instruments must be submitted before the flight through the call center or at the airport check-in desk 

For instruments that are within the dimension of the cabin could be carried with a passenger after paying the special service tariff. For instruments that exceed the dimension of the cabin, the passenger must purchase an extra seat to be stored in the cabin, while Bulky and large instruments will be stored in the cargo compartment. 

*Passengers with multiple in-transit will be charged for each flight operato

Prohibited items 

  • Compressed gasses (flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as aerosols, camping gas
  • Explosives, ammunitions, fireworks, and flares (except sporting firearms which does not exceed 5kg of ammunitions per passenger and a max of 2 rifles)
  • Miscellaneous hazardous goods (such as mercury, noxious materials, magnetized materials, or offensive materials)
  • Radioactive material
  • Samsung Galaxy Note7
  • Ethologic agents (chemical reagent).
  • According to the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) – SAFO (Safety Alert for Operators) it is recommended that the e-cigarettes and related devices must be carried in the carry bags not in checked baggage.
  • Oxidizing material (bleaching powder, peroxides...etc.)
  • Flammable liquid and solids such as (lighter, matches, paints, thinner).
  • Irritants
  • Briefcases with installed alarm devices or that are lithium battery operated.
  • Corrosives (such as acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries … etc.)
  • Knives, daggers, swords...Etc.
  • Recreational Mobility Devices such as self-balancing hoverboards are PROHIBITED on board.
  • Dry ice more than 2.5 kg
  • Heat-generating objects
  • Oxygen generators, liquid oxygen
  • Materials that are easily ignited, such as strike anywhere matches
  • Strongly magnetic materials
  • Security bags or briefcases with lithium batteries or pyrotechnic devices

Baggage irregularity 

Passengers who face any baggage irregularity should go to the pegasus office at the arrival airport and fill out the form 

In case of damaged baggage, passengers should report the incident within 7 days, in case of exceeding 7 days, pegasus will have no legal responsibility. Pegasus has a specific liability limit for loss, damage, and delayed baggage, therefore we recommend all passengers to not carry valuable items in the checked baggage.   

Pegasus has no responsibility for all the below damages of checked baggage: 

  • Minor scratches, holes, and cuts on the baggage;
  • Slight humidity and moisture;
  • An inherent fault or damage or fault or damage occurring from the baggage’s own nature;
  • Damages resulting from inadequate packaging (fragile items) and weight;
  • Damages incurred by items that are accepted with a Limited Release Tag to the extent the damage results within the scope of the limited release.

*All of the above information is updated according to Pegasus Airlines Baggage allowances.

*The content of this page is professionally articulated and accurately reviewed by Almosafer's editorial team to ensure that the content is always up to date and accurate. 

FAQs for Pegasus Airlines

  • Does Pegasus Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Pegasus Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Pegasus Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Pegasus Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Pegasus Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Pegasus Airlines is 268.

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