The Latvian national airline airBaltic and Sixt, one of the leading European providers of mobility services, have teamed up to offer more convenient travel for customers.
Michael Grimme, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of airBaltic: “airBaltic.com is a travel megastore offering everything from flights, to hotel bookings, insurance, sunglasses for your beach holiday, and even roses onboard. Selecting Sixt as our preferred partner was a natural choice as it offers our customers a reliable car rental service in any of airBaltic’s 60 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Russia and the CIS.”
Arnis Jaudzems, Sixt General Manager in the Baltic States: “Teaming up with airBaltic is an important step ahead for improving customer convenience. Sixt provides premium mobility services for reasonable prices, and it is important for us to offer additional benefits to customers of our partners around the world. I am extremely delighted that airBaltic selected Sixt as a Preferred Parnter and I am confident our customers will appreciate the one-stop-shop travel service.”
To celebrate the new partnership between airBaltic and Sixt, members of BalticMiles coalition loyalty programme will earn double points for each rental anywhere in the world.
airBaltic serves 60 destinations with direct flights from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholder is Latvian state with 99.8% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 34 aircraft – six Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and eight Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognising achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline.
Sixt in brief:
Sixt is the leading mobility service provider in Europe, and was founded in Munich, Germany in 1912. Currently, Sixt is available in more than 100 countries at 4,000 service stations. Sixt provides car rental, full service leasing, fleet management, and consultation services, and is a technological innovator in these fields. Sixt Latvija began operations in June 2010, when the fleet management company Transporent became a Sixt Rent a Car and Sixt Leasing franchise partner in the Baltic States. For over eight years, the company has provided car rental and leasing services, maintained and consulted the fleets of the largest Baltic companies, as well companies with a small number of cars. More about the company: www.sixt.lv