Pegasus Cargo to host sixth International Transport and Logistics Conference in Anatolia

Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Pegasus Cargo is hosting its sixth International Transport and Logistics Conference for the first time in Izmir on 12-13 October. The conference, in partnership with Dokuz Eylul University’s Maritime Faculty Department of Logistics Management, will take place on the university’s Tinaztepe Campus. The conference will be attended by numerous company spokespeople working in different areas in the sector, who will be sharing the latest trends in the sector and their personal expertise with students studying logistics.

Conference speakers will include executives from the aviation, international logistics & transportation sectors as well as other service provider companies. Speaking about their 6th conference where sector professionals will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with students.

Pegasus Cargo Vice President Aydin Alpa, said, “After organising our conferences in collaboration with different universities in Istanbul, we are holding our sixth conference for the first time in Izmir. Through these events we have the opportunity to bring together the real life know-how of the sector professionals with students who will be the logistics professionals of the future. While we share our valuable experiences with a view to prepare our students for the world of business, we also gain useful feedback from them about the new generation’s perceptions of international logistics and transportation. Izmir our next stop is also a great tourism city in Turkey. We are delighted to be holding this conference with such a reputable institution as Dokuz Eylul University.”

Having started its operations in 2005, Pegasus Cargo today serves 97 destinations in 38 countries; 33 in Turkey and 64 internationally. Pegasus Cargo has increased the cargo it carries two-fold in the last five years and as of 2015, increased its cargo weight carried to 11,716,948 kg, translating to a 17% year on year growth.