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Pegasus Courier, one of the major supporters of Caledonian Ball
Press Release, 16 January 2008

For the 5th year, Pegasus Courier SRL has been one of the major sponsors for the Bucharest Caledonian Ball and in addition has provided the staff to run the main aspects of the event.


Pegasus seeks partnership for expansion
"Ziarul Financiar", 9 november 2007

Courier company Pegasus, which forecasts business worth between four and five million euros from courier services, will sign a partnership with an investment fund or a strategic partner, with a view to continuing expansion.


Development Pegasus to invest 2 million euro in Sibiu sorting center
"Business Standard", 31 May 2007

Express courier company Pegasus will invest up to €2 million by the end of the year to develop its package sorting center in the city of Sibiu, Pegasus General Manager, Lucian Aldescu, told Business Standard.


The winged horse “delivers” healthier teeth for the institutionalized children
"Press Release", September 2005

PEGASUS COURIER SRL in collaboration with OPEN DOOR MEDICAL CENTER, in Bucharest are supporting the charitable project of Dr. MARIEH AKBARZADEH (UK), project which is aiming to provide professional dental consultation & treatment to aprox. 50 disadvantaged children coming from Placement Center nr1 and Placement Center nr.9 in Bucharest.


International parcel market signed, sealed, delivered.
"Business Review", April 2005

The international deliveries market in Romania is one of the fields primed for further development in the near future as it contains competitive players. Demand for international shipments grew, while companies expanded their activity countrywide.


Starting a life on the street
"Bucharest Daily News", December 2004

James Gray-Cheape is running a delivery company in Bucharest. He started his business seven years ago, giving jobs to kids from orphanages to work as couriers and providing them with a chance to start a career.


Pegasus Sponsors Best Chef of Bucharest 2004
"Daily News", October 2004

On the 24th and 25th of October, food connoisseurs will be able to celebrate the art of cooking at the Sixth Annual Culinary Contest. The Best Chef of Bucharest 2004 is a fund raising event for The National Museum of Art.


Harpers & Queen
"Harpers & Queen", October 2002

34-year-old James Gray-Cheape, is no stranger to the problems that arise when you start trying to change social attitudes in Romania. A Gulf War veteran, he came to Romania six years ago after he left the army, intent on avoiding the monotony of a job in the City.


A challenge to institutionalised ideas
"Financial Times", August 2002

It was during a visit to Romania in 1996 that James Gray-Cheape, a British businessman, decided there was a niche in Bucharest for an intra-city courier service. Friends told him it was too soon - that the economy was not fully developed and there was insufficient foreign investment.


Pegasus bear gifts
"Bucharest Business Week", February 2001

Pegasus, the courier services company, has extended the project ‘Gifts for kids’ in 2000 owing to the success registered in the previous year and managed to keep the interest alive in protecting institutionalized children and giving them a chance to spend a wonderful Christmas.


Pegasus gets Airborne
"Bucharest Business Week", September 2000

Pegasus Courier will expand its coverage to more than 200 countries worldwide, following its new partnership with Airborne Express. The company handled a total of 1.5 million packages last year.


Pegasus earns its wings
"The Business Review", September 2000

Pegasus Courier last week announced that it has signed a partnership contract with the American company Airborne Express. “When I was doing research for Pegasus in 1996 and 1997, I visited Prague and there were people there who already had a partnerships with Airborne Express,” James Gray-Cheape, Managing Director of Pegasus / Airborne Express told The Business Review.


U.S. Express Mail company Airborne comes to Romania through Pegasus
"Ziarul Financiar", August 2000

AIRBORNE Express, the third largest express mail company in the United Sates and the fifth largest in the world, has concluded a partnership with Romanian firm Pegasus thereby of extending Pegasus’s service range to now offer International import and export of documents and packages.


Only 5% of profit deductable for charitable sponsorship and donations
"Bucharest Business Week", April 2000

“The Government’s support for sponsorship is minimal. The amount deductible from profits is very small so that most companies, including Pegasus, pay for their community and charity projects with their own money."


Pegasus delivers
"Bucharest Business Week", March 2000

After nearly 3 years on the Romanian market, James Gray-Cheape rightly considers his business a real success story. With a massive 300% increase in turnover in 1999, Gray - Cheape's PEGASUS courier service has not only become a necessity for the majority of multinationals here but also for an increasing number of local companies.


Most Admired Companies Awards - Corporate Citizens Award
"Bucharest Business Week", February 2000

Pegasus was nominated in the “Corporate Citizen Awards” for Corporation and Community project that showed best teamwork for the “Gifts for Kids – Christmas Card” project – 1999.


Gifts for Kids
"The Business Review", January 2000

Children of Orphanages number 3, 8, 9, 12 and "Gavroche Center" in Bucharest received Christmas presents at Circul Militar, on December 19th, in a ceremony organized by Pegasus and Save the Children (Romania) organization.


Wheeled Warriors
"Cotidianul", March 1999

“I come to work between 8 and 8.15 a.m. I take the packages that I have to deliver, pull my bicycle out of the garage and then ride it all day long,“ Vali Neagu, 23, says.


Corporate Challenge For Children
"Bucharest Business Week", October 1998

Eight staff members of BBW limped into this newspaper's offices Friday morning foot-sore but with grins of satisfaction spread across their faces.


Size does not count
"In Review", October 1998

BRITISH INVESTMENT REVIEW Britain has always produced entrepreneurs; a breed who thrive on being told "It won't work here." In Review talks to some smaller British-backed companies and some individuals making a difference in the Romanian market.


Pegasus plugs the Intra City Courier Market
"In Review", June 1998

When 29-year old Scot James Gray-Cheape announced he was intending to start an intra-city courier service in Bucharest many people simply diagnosed it as a symptom of too much cold wind blowing up his kilt. When he added that he planned to recruit orphans into his courier team, most people decided the diagnosis was much more serious than that. But 10 months down the line, Pegasus is probably the best recognized intra-city courier service in Bucharest, with a steady expansion of staff and new services and Gray-Cheape constantly challenging people’s negative perceptions.