CFM NEWS RELEASE: PEGASUS SELECTS LEAP-1A ENGINE FOR A320NEO FL

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News Release
CFM13-026 
Pegasus Selects LEAP-1A Engine for A320neo fleet 
*   Deliveries set to begin in 2016 
WEST CHESTER, Ohio - Pegasus Airlines has selected CFM International's advanced 
LEAP-1A engine to power its new fleet of 75 firm, 25 option A320neo/A321neo 
aircraft.  The airplane order was announced in December 2012 and the airline is 
scheduled to begin taking delivery of the aircraft in 2016. 
Total LEAP orders now stand at more than 5,300 engines. 
 The Istanbul-based low cost airline has been a CFM customer since it began 
operations in 1990.  Today, the airline operates a fleet of 43 CFM-powered 
Boeing 737 aircraft on scheduled routes to 72 domestic and international 
destinations throughout Europe, Russia, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa. 
"We chose the LEAP-1A engine after an exhaustive technical evaluation," said 
Mr. Sentac Haybat, CEO of Pegasus Airlines.  "We know from more than 20 years 
of experience the kind of world-class support CFM provides, but we have been 
extremely impressed with the level of technology they are bringing to this new 
engine.  The fuel efficiency, environmental characteristics, and cost of 
ownership make it the right engine for our fleet." 
"We are delighted that Pegasus has chosen to keep CFM as its engine provider of 
choice," said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president & CEO of CFM International.  "We are 
building on a 20+-year relationship and are excited to bring the LEAP engine to 
this fleet." 
"All customer orders are important, but this win is particularly gratifying," 
said Gael Meheust, vice president of sales for CFM.  "Pegasus's selection of 
the LEAP-1A engine after such an incredibly thorough technical evaluation 
reinforces the architecture and technology choices we have made." 
The foundation of the LEAP engine is heavily rooted in advanced aerodynamics, 
environmental, and materials technology development programs.  It will provide 
15 percent better fuel consumption and an equivalent reduction in CO2 emissions 
compared to today's best CFM engine, along with a 50 percent reduction in 
oxides of nitrogen emissions, and up to a 15 decibel reduction in noise.  All 
this technology brings with it CFM's legendary reliability and low maintenance 
costs. 
About CFM 
LEAP engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between 
Snecma (Safran) and GE and the world's leading supplier of commercial aircraft 
engines.    The company has delivered more than 25,000 engines to more than 530 
operators around the globe.  The CFM56 fleet has logged more than 635 million 
flight hours in the past 30 years as the most reliable engines in the air. 
About Pegasus Airlines (www.flypgs.com<http://www.flypgs.com/>) 
Pegasus joined the airline sector with the launch of its charter flights in 
1990 and has been owned by ESAS Holding since 2005. It is Turkey's leading 
low-cost carrier offering economically priced flights on short and medium-haul 
routes. Working to the brief that everyone has the right to fly, Pegasus offers 
its guests great value, on-time flights and the newest aircraft under the 
auspices of its low-cost model. Pegasus flies a scheduled service to 42 
international destinations and 29 destinations within Turkey, taking its guests 
to 71 destinations in 29 countries. 
Continuously expanding, Pegasus was named "the fastest growing airline" of 
Europe's 25 largest airlines in terms of seat capacity for both 2011 and 2012 
by the Official Airline Guide (OAG). In 2012 Pegasus made the single 
largest-ever aircraft order in Turkish civil aviation history of approximately 
US$12 billion (list price) for 100 new Airbus aircraft, of which 25 are 
optional. On 26 April 2013, Pegasus Airlines listed 34.5% of its stock on the 
Istanbul Stock Exchange with a public offering and began trading with the code 
'PGSUS'. 
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For more information, contact:
Jamie Jewell
513.552.2790
jamie.jewell@ge.com<mailto:jamie.jewell@ge.com>
Mobile: 513.885.2282 
Rick Kennedy
513.243.3372
rick.l.kennedy@ge.com<mailto:rick.l.kennedy@ge.com>
Mobile: 513.607.0609 
Giulia Lecarrié
+33.1.69.87.09.29
giulia.lecarrie@snecma.fr<mailto:giulia.lecarrie@snecma.fr>
Mobile: +33.6.42.40.17.19