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Blacklane adds 36 new cities in North America

16. April 2015

Fastest expansion in company’s history grows U.S. presence from 41 to 71 cities and more than doubles Canadian footprint

BERLIN – 16 April 2015 – Global professional driver service Blacklane today is adding 36 new cities in North America: 30 in the United States and six in Canada. Blacklane now provides professional drivers in more than 180 cities in 50 countries around the world, with service at more than 300 airports.

“We are creating a single market of local professional drivers, and this is our most rapid expansion yet,” said Jens Wohltorf, co-founder and CEO of Blacklane. “Business and leisure travelers desire a consistently reliable and safe experience wherever they go. These new cities support our growing demand and our global travel partners’ desires to reserve rides for their customers across North America.”

New U.S. Cities

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Annapolis, Maryland
  • Aspen, Colorado
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Boise, Idaho
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Columbia, South Carolina
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Key West, Florida
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Palm Springs, California
  • Pensacola, Florida
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Rochester, New York
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Spokane, Washington
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma New Canadian Cities

  • Edmonton, Alberta

  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • Quebec City, Quebec
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba

Blacklane provides scheduled rides with licensed and insured drivers at all-inclusive rates guaranteed at the time of booking, saving passengers time and money. Rates include all taxes, tolls and gratuities, and cover wait time, including one hour for airport arrivals. Travelers reserve rides on Blacklane’s website or its iOS or Android app, and through travel partners.

Blacklane adjusts airport pickup times based on automated flight tracking and 24/7 customer care, ensuring that drivers are on time without customers paying for unnecessary wait time if flights are delayed. Passengers receive the driver’s name and mobile number an hour prior to pick-up by email and text message, as well as email and text notifications when the driver arrives.

Blacklane’s real-time service control spans tens of thousands of quality cars across its global network of local driver partners. Customers can book rides in the following vehicle categories:

  • Business Class (e.g. Cadillac DTS)
  • Business Van/SUV (e.g. Chevrolet Suburban)
  • First Class (e.g. Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series)

About Blacklane (blacklane.com)

Blacklane conveniently connects passengers with the spare capacities of licensed, regulated and insured professional drivers. Corporate and individual customers can book and schedule rides in over 50 countries around the world. Blacklane guarantees low and all-inclusive fixed rates at the time of the booking with a unique pricing and dispatching algorithm. The company provides a consistently high global standard by combining multi-lingual 24/7 customer care with real-time service control for tens of thousands of quality cars.

Blacklane Press Contact

Adam Parken

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adam.parken@blacklane.com