Tagged Airport Rentals

Right Cars to Open in Fort Lauderdale

To continue its U.S. expansion, U.K.-based Right Cars plans to open a franchise location at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in October.

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Rio Olympics: How Did Car Rental Fare?

During the Summer Olympics, the Brazil car rental association expected about a 15% increase in daily rentals for the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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Green Motion Launches Franchise in Romania

Green Motion’s Romania franchise has opened at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.

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BMW’s ReachNow Launches at Seattle Airport

BMW’s ReachNow carsharing service has added a new park and fly service for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Airport Rates Downturn Continues into July

After a decrease in June, July’s airport rates were down 60 cents from a year ago. Avis Budget Group and Hertz both expect flat or slightly higher pricing for the balance of 2016.

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Virginia Airport Adds Fee to Build Rental Car Facility

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport has added a customer facility charge for rental car customers. This fee will help build a new rental car facility.

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Enterprise Opens First Location in New Zealand

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has entered the New Zealand market with its first location at the Queenstown Airport.

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Silvercar's Commercial Features Troy Aikman

Silvercar, the app-based operation that rents Audi A4s, has announced that Troy Aikman, Hall of Fame quarterback and current Fox Sports announcer, will be a spokesperson for the company.

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FlightCar Ceases Operations

FlightCar, a peer-to-peer carsharing company that operates at airports, has announced it has closed all of its 12 airport locations. FlightCar’s technology platform has been acquired by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America Inc.

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Quick Turn-Around Facility Opens at Bismarck Airport

North Dakota’s Bismarck Airport has added a quick turn-around facility (QTA) to consolidate all of its on-airport rental car operations. The facility opened on June 1.

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Right Cars to Open at Miami Airport

U.K.-based Right Cars Vehicle Rental Ltd will open a location at Miami International Airport in August. This is the company’s first franchise location in Florida.

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Aerodrive Car Rental Launches at Auckland Airport

In June, Aeroparks Auckland Airport Parking launched Aerodrive Car Rental at Auckland International Airport.

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Green Motion Now Operating at San Diego Rental Center

U.K.-based car rental company Green Motion celebrates the opening of its latest U.S. car rental location at San Diego’s new Rental Car Center, which serves customers at San Diego International Airport.

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El Paso Airport Opens Rental Car Center

El Paso International Airport has opened its new consolidated rental car facility. The $45.9-million facility was funded by a customer facility charge.

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Wisconsin Airport to Build Updated Rental Car Facility

Wisconsin’s Appleton International Airport has broken ground on a new rental car facility, which is set to open in spring 2017.

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Airport Rates Drop Slightly in June

After a small upturn in rate quotes for March, April, and May, airport rates dropped slightly (74 cents) in June. Summer rental rates may be impacted by England’s decision to leave the European Union; the euro and pound have already been weakened.

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ACE Opens New Facility Near Orlando Airport

On June 21, ACE Rent A Car celebrated the grand opening of its new location near Orlando International Airport. The move onto a five-acre property is an upgrade for ACE’s 1,200-vehicle rental operation.

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North Carolina Airport Considers Rental Car Fee

North Carolina’s New Bern Airport is considering charging car rental customers a new fee to help pay for improvements at the airport.

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Carhood’s Carsharing Service Offers Free Parking

Depicted as AirBnB for cars, Carhood offers peer-to-peer carsharing at the airports in Melbourne and Brisbane. Customers receive free airport parking as well as the chance to earn money when renting out their unused cars to other Carhood members.

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Enterprise Expands Market Share to 40% at Portland Airport

Enterprise Holdings’ brands (National Car Rental, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Alamo Rent A Car) have grown the company's collective airport market share to almost 40% at Oregon’s Portland International Airport.

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