20th September 2011

Addison Lee Announces New Private Jet Service

Addison Lee Private Jets, powered by PrivateFly.com is launched as part of the redeveloped Addison Lee website

Addison Lee, the UK’s largest minicab company, has launched a new private jet service. For the first time ever, Addison Lee customers can now book private jet charters alongside premium minicabs, chauffeur vehicles, Taxybikes and couriers.

The new service is provided in partnership with PrivateFly.com, the award-winning online booking platform for private aviation. Addison Lee customers will benefit from free executive transfers to and from private London airfields for all charter flights booked via the service.

Launching as part of Addison Lee’s redesigned new website, Addison Lee Private Jets offers instant cost estimates for private jet hire from a choice of over 7,000 accredited aircraft and a range of global operators bidding to provide the most competitive offer for every flight. PrivateFly.com will also provide Addison Lee customers with 24-hour access to a dedicated team of private jet experts for phone advice, with the ability to be airborne within as little as 90 minutes from booking.

John Griffin, chairman of Addison Lee comments: “Addison Lee Private Jets is another example of great innovation from Addison Lee. We regularly transport clients to private jet or helicopter airfields in and around London, so helping them choose their air transport is a logical next step.

“Amongst our 20,000 account holders there’s a clear demand for faster, more convenient and more luxurious air travel. This partnership with PrivateFly enables Addison Lee to offer our customers the great service in the air that they already experience in our fleet of premium minicabs and chauffeur vehicles.”

Adam Twidell, chief executive of PrivateFly.com, added: “We are delighted to be working with Addison Lee. We have a shared approach of using leading-edge technology to drive enhanced efficiency and speed in our respective travel sectors. Together we are looking forward to delivering the market-leading solution for ground-to-air transportation for London’s business community.”

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