Lambert to Oversee Cendant's Corporate, Replacement Sales

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Cendant Car Rental Group, owner of Avis and Budget, today announced Robert Lambert's promotion to senior vice president of corporate sales. In this role, he will oversee t...

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Enplanements Expected to Grow 3.6% Annually

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- The Federal Aviation Administration forecasts that domestic large-carrier enplanements will increase from 482.2 million in fiscal-year 2003 to 738.4 million in 2015, an avera...

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Avis to Redeem 11% Senior Notes Due 2009

NEW YORK -- Cendant Corp. announced that its Avis Group Holdings subsidiary will redeem its 11% senior subordinated notes, due 2009, on May 1. The notes will be redeemed at 105.5% of principal o...

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Cendant Honored for Support of Women's Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cendant Car Rental Group is among the 11 companies recognized by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for supporting women-owned businesses in 2003. The f...

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DTG's School Grant Program Tops $100,000 Mark

TULSA, Okla. -- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTG) announced it has exceeded the $100,000 level in financial grants awarded to Oklahoma teachers as part of the company's Neighbors Together fo...

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DTG Acquires Thrifty Franchise in Ft. Myers, Fla.

TULSA, Okla. -- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group has acquired the Thrifty Car Rental franchise in Ft. Myers, Fla. The operation, previously owned by Galeana Rent-A-Car, includes the Thrifty airp...

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Avis Expands AARP Member Benefits

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Avis Rent A Car System this week unveiled new benefits for AARP members. Members can receive either a free tank of gas, a free upgrade or a $25 discount off a weekly rental ...

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ACTIF Welcomes the Following NEW MEMBERS!

The success of ACTIF as an influential organization in the auto rental industry depends on its members. A warm welcome is extended to the following companies that have joined ACTIF since Febru...

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Earn $$$ While Helping ACTIF Grow!

Earn $50 for every new member you recruit for ACTIF The Association for Car and Truck Rental Independents and Franchisees is announcing a special recruitment program for 2004. Earn $50 for ev...

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New Sponsorship Opportunities for ACTIF Vendors

Attention ACTIF Founding, Charter and Associate Members! Join the Voice of ACTIF as we reach out to the entire rental industry -- be a part of the message! We are excited to offer all ACTIF ven...

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DTG Climbs 19 Positions in Fortune 1000 List

TULSA, Okla. -- Record 2003 revenues of $1.23 billion propelled Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group up 19 positions on the 2004 Fortune 1000 list released March 22. "After just cracking the Fortune...

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Fitch Issues Presale Report on Hertz Notes

NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has issued a presale report on Hertz Vehicle Financing LLC Rental Car Asset Backed Notes, Series 2004-1. The report discusses the rating analysis behind Fitch's expecte...

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Budget, Enterprise Move on Airport in Detroit

DETROIT -- Budget Rent A Car has moved on airport at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), and Enterprise Rent-A-Car has nearly completed its own on-airport facility here. Budget move...

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Unisys Signs Contract to Provide Avis Europe IT

LONDON, U.K. -- A subsidiary of Unisys Corp. has signed a five-year contract to provide core information technology services for Avis Europe.Unisys Limited will provide service management, infra...

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Navigant Joins Forces With TQ3 Travel Solutions

DENVER -- Navigant International Inc. has agreed to acquire 50% of TUI Business Travel Deutschland's TQ3 Travel Solutions. The deal represents a joint venture between the second largest travel m...

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Enterprise Offers Program for U.S. Bank Voyager Drivers

U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have entered into a card acceptance agreement, allowing Voyager to offer all its fleet customers a nationwide car rental program wi...

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Enterprise Introduces Extended-Rental Offer

ST. LOUIS-- Enterprise Rent-A-Car recently launched the "Month or More Rental Plan," aimed at serving customers who need a rental car for more than 30 days at a time. The plan, which is served ...

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CanJet Names Avis Preferred Supplier

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, Canada -- Avis Rent A Car System and CanJet Airlines announced they have joined forces to offer CanJet customers Avis discounts when they book airline reservations. CanJ...

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Grassroots Lobbying Efforts Score Victories in Idaho, Illinois

A plan to impose a 4% rental car tax in Cook County, Ill., spawned a grassroots lobbying effort by the industry, stemming the proposal’s momentum and ultimately leading to its defeat. Meanwhile,...

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Maryland Investigating Broker for Insurance Fraud

BALTIMORE, Maryland –- The Maryland Insurance Administration has launched an investigation into whether an insurance broker, William R. Miller, sold bogus insurance policies to car rental operat...

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