Air Manas was founded in 2006 in Bishkek. First flight of Air Manas was carried out in December 2009. In June 2012, 49% of the air company was bought by a Turkish Pegasus Airlines. The first flight under the brand name Pegasus Asia was operated from Bishkek to Istanbul on 22 March 2013 . Now the airlines operates domestic flights between Bishkek to Osh, as well as international flights from Kyrgyzstan to India, Russia, Turkey and China.