|June 26, 2002|
Budget Wins In-Terminal Concession At Southampton International Airport
|Budget Rent a Car International will be represented in-terminal at Southampton International Airport for the next three years, effective July 1. This follows a successful tender for the concession agreement with the British Airport Authority. Previously, Budget renters were serviced from an existing location one-mile off-airport. "This is great news for Budget customers who will enjoy a quicker and more convenient service from our local franchisee," commented Terry Clark, vice president, franchise management - EMEA at Budget Rent a Car International. "One of our airline partners, British European has a major route between Southampton and Guernsey and we expect new routes being opened in the future by both existing and new airlines."|
According to Budget Southampton franchisee, Dereck Robson: ?Passenger numbers at Southampton International Airport are five times what they were ten years ago and we anticipate to add significantly to our business as the airport consolidates its position as a major regional hub.?