BMW gets order for 135 cars from rental firm Avis India for its airport fleet

By: | Published: October 17, 2018 1:26 AM

Avis India, the leading car rental and leasing service provider in the country, has inducted 135 BMW cars in its airport fleet for exclusive use by Emirates customers.

BMW gets order for 135 cars from rental firm Avis India for its airport fleet

Avis India, the leading car rental and leasing service provider in the country, has inducted 135 BMW cars in its airport fleet for exclusive use by Emirates customers.

This is the largest single order for BMW India including 125 BMW 5 Series, five BMW 7 Series and five BMW X5 cars. The luxurious BMW cars will be deployed to offer airport transfer services to first class and business class passengers of Emirates flying in and out of India.

Sunil Gupta, MD and CEO, Avis India, in a release, said, “As a leader in the car rental space, Avis India has created a differentiated position for itself by providing best-in-class services to its discerning customers. The comfort and convenience of our passengers is our topmost priority. We are delighted to welcome this significantly sized BMW fleet in our operations for Emirates. Travelling in the luxury and ambience of a BMW will ensure that the first class experience continues uninterrupted between the flight and their doorstep.”

Vikram Pawah, chairman, BMW Group India, said, “BMW cars offer the best of luxury and performance. Wherever the journey takes you, a BMW is always the perfect companion. We are delighted to offer BMW vehicles to Avis India that will be utilised for privileged passengers of Emirates. As a premium brand, we understand how important it is to provide a seamless experience to each customer from the start right till the end. We have a longstanding relationship with Avis India and look forward to strengthening it in the future by extending the BMW experience to many more customers.”

Rene Gerhard, director of sales, BMW India, said, “The BMW Group is synonymous with automotive par excellence and is committed to offer outstanding premium mobility solutions for its discerning customers. Our partnership with Avis India is yet another step to bring joy to our exclusive clientele.

BMW India will also conduct Chauffeur Training for more than 350 Emirates chauffeurs across five cities (Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad) where Emirates airline offers complimentary chauffeur driven airport transfer services to its first class and business class passengers. As part of this session, chauffeurs will undergo comprehensive training sessions on drivability, safety and after-sales service of BMW vehicles.

Avis India, India’s leading car rental, car leasing and fleet management service provider, is a joint venture between Avis Budget Group and The Oberoi Group. Avis India has a fleet of more than 6,500 premium cars across the country, with a network extending across 50 conveniently-located stations in 19 cities.

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