ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines on Tuesday said it has partnered with CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, to launch car hire and transfer services for its passengers globally.
The partnership enables Ethiopian, the largest aviation group in Africa, to offer seamless transport service to passengers throughout their journeys, said the airlines.
“We are very glad to partner with CarTrawler which enables our passengers to book car rental and transfer services at their destinations.” said Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO.
“As a customer centric airline, we always look for opportunities to maximize passengers’ comfort through end-to-end services which augment their travel experience,” he added.
Ethiopian has integrated the service digitally “so that passengers can make their bookings through our website and mobile app from anywhere,” according to the CEO.
The service enables passengers to rent vehicles from third-party vehicle rental suppliers and book ground transportation services including taxis and ride-hailing services, airport transfer services and chauffeur driven vehicle rental, among others.
Passengers can book the service via Ethiopian airlines website and app, the airlines said.
Globally, CarTrawler offers attractive rates for car hire in over 30,000 locations in more than 145 countries, and with over 1,200 international suppliers.