The discounts will be provided to El Al passengers who will be ordering a taxi for the first time from the airport in the cities of New York, London, Moscow and St. Petersburg via the Get Taxi application
After the successful penetration by the Israeli taxi application of the New York market, El Al and Get Taxi announced today extensive cooperation commencing on September 3, for three months, in whose framework El Al customers will receive a unique benefits valued at up to 40% (depending on the destination, for the first journey using a service ordered via the application, from the airport to town or the reverse:
In Israel: A discount of 20 NIS (for an average journey's cost of NIS 120)
In New York: A discount of $25 (for an average journey's cost from the airport of $60-$85)
In London: A discount of £10 (for an average journey's cost from the airport of 60 pounds)
In Moscow and St. Petersburg: a discount of 300 rubles (for an average journey's cost from the airport of 699 rubles, travel in town 299 rubles)
El Al and Get Taxi are embarking on transcontinental cooperation that will commence on September 3 in whose framework the airline's passengers who will download the application to their cell phone, will be able to feed in a benefit code and enjoy a cash credit at a varying level in accordance with the desired destination.
The two companies announced the move after Get Taxi's entry only a few weeks ago to the United States including the company's launch of service in New York.
The Israeli company provides to its customers in the Big Apple for the first time the option of easily and immediately ordering a vehicle by a press of the button and payment by credit card without a clearing house commission. The service will be provided via prestigious and luxurious black vehicles which will transport company passengers wherever they want to go to.
Einat Yanai, Head of the marketing department at El Al: "the El Al Corporation aspires to provide its customers with those innovative add-on flight services has teamed up with the taxi ordering application Get Taxi and is happy to provide its customers with a unique benefit, via a substantial discount on their journey to their destination immediately upon landing. We are happy to join a successful Israeli startup like Get Taxi, and further expand via this collaboration the feeling of home that our passengers experience when they board our planes."
Nimrod May VP for Global Marketing of Get Taxi: "El Al and Get Taxi are Israeli corporations who have made the customer experience and service to their passengers above all into their motto. The collaboration is natural and is intended to create a total experience of journeying to airports in the countries of origin and destination, where Get Taxi operates today."
Get Taxi is the only application in the world that facilitates a complete solution for private and commercial customers. Currently the user base of the Israeli application totals 1 million persons worldwide, with an average of 20,000 orders per day in the 20 cities where the company operates both in Israel and worldwide. Get Taxi facilitates ordering a taxi by pressing the button while viewing in real time the geographic distance between the taxi and the person placing the order, viewing the driver's details (name, cell phone number and picture) and the type of vehicle. The system informs the passenger that the taxi has arrived and allows payment for the journey via credit card directly from the application without an additional commission from the passenger or driver.
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