Since Mehmet Nane became CEO of Turkey’s second-largest airline, low-cost carrier (LCC) Pegasus Airlines in March 2016, the country has been through a tourism ban by Russia (now removed), an attempted military coup and several terrorist attacks. He talked about the company’s prospects to Alan Dron. Pegasus made a net loss of TL136.2 million ($36.1 million) in 2016, compared to a profit of TL111.9 million for 2015. What is 2017 looking like? 2016 was really challenging and, ...

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