Hertz and Sentient Jet Announce Multi-Year Partnership
Sentient Cardholders Given Hertz Platinum Membership and Access to Hertz Dream
BRAINTREE, Mass. -- October 22, 2013
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world’s largest airport general use car
rental company, and Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation Capital company, are
pleased to announce a new multi-year partnership. Through this relationship,
Sentient Cardholders are invited to become exclusive members of Hertz
Platinum® where they will enjoy privileges reserved exclusively for Hertz’s
most elite customers. In 2014, Sentient Cardholders will also have access to
Hertz Dream Cars™, a line of ultra-high-end performance vehicles that will
complement the private travel experience.
“Like Hertz, Sentient Jet is known for providing world-class service and
premium value to its members,” commented Mark P. Frissora, Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Hertz Corporation. “We look forward
to providing Sentient Cardholders with Hertz Platinum Service where they’ll
receive the utmost in personal attention, unmatched benefits and a superior
car rental experience.”
“We are pleased that our partnership with Hertz now allows our clients to
receive the personal attention and premium service with their car rental that
they’re used to when traveling with Sentient,” said Andrew Collins, President
of Sentient Jet. “We pride ourselves on offering travelers the most sensible
way to fly privately and are pleased to align with the number one airport car
rental brand in the U.S. to provide a complete luxury travel solution for our
Hertz Platinum benefits include:
• Personal vehicle delivery to most U.S. private jet terminals or rental
• Guaranteed reservations and upgrades on most car classes
• A 4-hour no-charge grace period when returning your car
• Extended weekend rates
• Discounted rental rates
• Private car service back to your departure terminal
Hertz Dream Cars, a line of ultra-high-end performance vehicles that redefine
the premium car rental experience, offer greater access to high performance
luxury vehicles than ever before. The Hertz Dream Car VIP rental experience
begins with the personalized reservation service, cars delivered to Sentient
Jet, and a one-on-one orientation of the car.
In addition to this new Hertz partnership, Sentient Jet offers a comprehensive
selection of exclusive member benefits through partnerships with some of the
world’s finest hotels and resorts, private clubs, world-class destinations and
luxury and lifestyle brands.
About Sentient Jet
Founded in 1999 and now an integral part of Directional Aviation Capital,
Sentient Jet is one of the leading private aviation companies in the country.
The Sentient Jet Card Program offers clients the flexibility and convenience
of flying private for their personal and business air travel needs with
industry-leading value. For on-demand individual itineraries the Company also
offers the Sentient Jet Charter program. Sentient Jet is known for outstanding
service and a commitment to safety programs, including the industry’s first
and only Independent Safety Advisory Board. Sentient Jet’s extensive network
of certified operators ensures that clients will always have access to
executive aircraft that meet their rigorous standards for safety and quality.
Visit www.sentient.com for more information.
About Directional Aviation Capital
Directional Aviation Capital is a private investment firm whose singular focus
is private business aviation. Combining strategic aviation ownership,
unmatched experience and revolutionary vision, Directional continues to
innovate and reshape private aviation. Directional’s unique industry expertise
enables them to quickly understand business aviation companies and provide the
financing and operational strategy needed to take advantage of evolving market
opportunities. For more information, visit www.directionalaviation.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.
Brian Ruby, (203) 682-8268
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