Hertz And FlightBridge Partner
FlightBridge customers can now rent with Hertz when traveling
ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013
ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the
world's largest general use airport car rental company, and FlightBridge, Inc.
announced today that it has established a new partnership providing general
aviation customers flying to Fixed Based Operations (FBOs) the ability to make
Hertz car rental reservations using FlightBridge. FlightBridge is an online
booking, communication and management tool that direct-connects general
aviation aircraft operators, FBOs and travel-related services, including
vehicle rentals, hotel reservations, catering requests and FBO arrangements.
"Hertz is the preferred rental car company for many of the major private
airline operating companies," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer. "Travelers using private flight operators appreciate
speed and convenience. Through our partnership with FlightBridge, we offer
our mutual customers another option to easily reserve Hertz car rentals at any
FBO location they choose."
"FlightBridge customers often rent Hertz rental cars at FBO locations," said
Dudley King, President of FlightBridge. "Our partnership with Hertz offers
our mutual customers a convenient one-stop option to book Hertz car rentals
online at nearly 500 FBO locations nationwide," continued King. "FlightBridge
will integrate with an aircraft operator's existing trip system, allowing
Hertz car rentals, as well as other trip services and FBO arrangements, to be
easily updated when trip changes occur," stated King.
Hertz is committed to providing its customers speed, ease and value with
technological innovations and personalized service. Hertz provides customers
with a full range of rental vehicles including full-size and premium cars and
SUVs as well as cars from the Prestige, Adrenaline, and Green Traveler
Collection and offers special weekend rates. Rentals are eligible to earn
Gold Plus Rewards points, Hertz's customer loyalty program that has a wide
range of flexible reward options. Rewards include points that never expire,
'AnyDay' rewards that have no blackout periods, easy online redemption, and a
wide variety of car rewards. Pickup and delivery service are also available
and vehicles are available for rental with unlimited mileage and all rate
structures are honored, including one-way, inter-city rates.
"Hertz is our exclusive car rental recommendation at every Million Air
location," said Sandy Nelson, Chief Brand and Business Development Officer at
Million Air. "The partnership between Hertz and FlightBridge complements
Million Air's exceptional customer service. FlightBridge offers our customers
who wish to book online the ability to reserve their Hertz rental online at
any one of our locations," Nelson continued.
FlightBridge is an online reservation, communication, and management system
that direct connects general aviation aircraft operators, FBOs, and their
service providers, such as hotels, vehicle rentals, catering, fuel, and other
FBO handling arrangements. For more information or to schedule a
demonstration visit www.flightbridge.com.
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, and
Firefly brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee
locations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa,
the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport
general use car rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and
licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one
airport car rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe.
Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Hall of
Fame and was recently named, for the fourteenth time, by the magazine's
readers as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also voted the Best Overall
Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2013/14 U.S. Car Rental Survey, earning top
honors in 10 additional categories, and the Company swept the global awards
for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from FlyerTalk.com. Product
and services such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, and unique cars and
SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline, Prestige and Green Traveler
Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz owns
the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation and
operates a leading North American equipment rental business, Hertz Equipment
Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz Entertainment Services.
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation
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