PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental has been named "Ground Transportation Provider of the Year" by NetJets, the worldwide leader in private aviation. The award was presented to Avis representatives at NetJets headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, in recognition of outstanding service, commitment and dedication on the part of Avis and its employees.
"NetJets provides a high-touch private aviation experience so as to allow its customers to focus on their own priorities," said Tom Villani, vice president, global travel and partnerships, Avis Budget Group. "We understand the needs of their customers and are committed to consistently delivering superior service that exceeds their expectations. We're honored to receive this distinguished award."
Avis Car Rental has been a car rental partner for NetJets owners since 2003. Through this relationship, NetJets owners have access to quality, well-maintained vehicles around the globe and the world-class premium service that Avis provides. Avis serves private aviation companies like NetJets at Fixed Base Operations (FBOs) around the country, with vehicle delivery and pick-up service for the ultimate in convenience and premium service.
Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information, visit www.avis.com.
NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the worldwide leader in private aviation with the largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the world. NetJets is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, having been established in 1964 as the world's first private jet charter and management company. In 1986, NetJets pioneered the concept of fractional aircraft ownership – offering individuals and businesses all of the benefits of whole aircraft ownership and more, at a fraction of the cost. Today, NetJets offers a full range of private aviation solutions through businesses bearing the NetJets®, Executive Jet Management®, and Marquis Jet Card® service brands in North America, Europe and China. For more information on NetJets customer programs and services visit www.netjets.com.
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