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SOURCE The Hertz Corporation
FlightBridge customers can now rent with Hertz when traveling
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.
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