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ISTANBUL: October 24, 2018. Pegasus Airlines has signed a global cargo GSSA agreement with World Cargo Solutions DMCC from January 01, 2019.

A320 new PegasusAccording to airline vice president Cargo Aydin Alpa, the new Total Cargo Management (TCM) partnership is an end-to-end solution covering all stages of the air cargo process on behalf of the shipper.

World Cargo Solutions was established in 2015 by industry veterans with considerable experience in providing airlines with TCM services. Aydin said the company’s experience in both the passenger and air cargo sectors “formed a perfect match” for Pegasus.

“We will be able to tap into new markets and to explore new horizons of cargo business opportunities with this new partnership,” he declared.

For the past four years Alpa has run a series of logistics conferences for students in partnership with several Turkish universities and has plans to continue the programme next year. Prof Okan Tuna, from Dokuz Eylul University’s Faculty for Logistics Management, said Alpa's continued support for student education was very valuable and he hoped the university cooperation would increase.

Pegasus reported a 37 percent rise in revenue for the first six months of 2018 to TLL2.9 billion and a gross profit of TLL141.5 million. Passenger traffic for the first nine months totaled 23.6 million, an increase of 11.0 percent year-on-year.