Turkey’s low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines adds five new destinations: Grozny, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod and Volgograd in Russia and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

With the addition of the new flights, Pegasus will now fly to seven Russian destinations including its current Russian routes to Moscow, Krasnodar and Mineralnye Vody. Its Middle Eastern network will now extend to 5 destinations with the addition of Abu Dhabi to its current Gulf destinations of Kuwait, Bahrain, Doha and Dubai . The total Pegasus network now extends to 103 destinations in 40 countries.

Pegasus’ new thrice weekly routes from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen include the launch of Grozny on the 12th April, as well as the new flights to Samara and Volgograd launching on the 19th June and flights to Nizhny Novgorod and Abu Dhabi launching on the 20th June.

Grozny flights via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, which launched on the 12th April, will operate on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays; Samara flights, launching on the 19th June, will operate on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Also launching on the 19th June are flights to Volgograd, operating on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. Nizhny Novgorod flights are launching on 20th June and will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Prices to the new Russian destinations start from just £130 one-way including taxes and charges.

With the addition of its new route of Abu Dhabi, Pegasus now flies to two destinations in the UAE including its current route of Dubai. Flights to Abu Dhabi from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with the return from Abu Dhabi operating on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. One-way prices start from just £118 one-way including taxes and charges.