Hertz, Air France renew partnership, launch new car rental services

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz, Thrifty, and Firefly will serve as Air France´s exclusive car rental providers for four years, following the renewal of the 28 year partnership between Hertz and Air France–KLM Group, the company said.

In addition, the 3 Hertz car rental brands will become the exclusive car rental providers of the Air France-KLM Group´s regional airline HOP! until the end of 2020.

Air France passengers will also enjoy easy access to a broad range of car rental vehicles from around the world through a newly launched, specially-designed Hertz, Thrifty and Firefly website and via the Air France mobile website and app. The Hertz Corporation´s multi-brand presence on the Air France mobile website and app enables customers to book their flight and car rental at the same time and benefit from an extensive choice of vehicles and products at exclusive rates.

As part of the enhanced agreement, Air France passengers will enjoy up to 15% discount on Hertz basic car rental, and up to 10% discount on Thrifty and Firefly basic car rental, worldwide. Additional car rental products are being launched for Air France and HOP! passengers, including elimination of the young renter surcharge for drivers between 19 and 23 years old, renting with Hertz in France.

The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, and Firefly vehicle rental brands in approximately 10,000 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Air France-KLM operates up to 2,200 daily flights, mainly from its hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol. The group also offers cargo transport and aeronautical maintenance solutions. The airline is a member of the SkyTeam alliance which has 20 member airlines, offering customers access to a global network of over 16,270 daily flights to 1,057 destinations in 179 countries.