Checker Sedan and Lufthansa Team To Offer Fliers Complimentary Sedan Service At Detroit Metro Airport

Released on: February 20, 2008, 3:31 pm

Press Release Author: Checker Sedan

Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Press Release Summary: Checker Sedan, the official luxury sedan service of Detroit
Metro Airport, today announced that it has teamed with Lufthansa, Europe's leading
premium airline, to offer select members of Lufthansa's popular Aeromotive program
( complimentary luxury sedan service to and from
Detroit Metro Airport starting today.

Press Release Body: Launched in 2006, the Lufthansa Aeromotive program serves the
unique travel needs of Detroit's automotive industry, offering members a variety of
value-added benefits to make travel easier, including specially-discounted fares, a
dedicated check-in line at Detroit Airport, discounts at the OraOxygen Spa at
McNamara Terminal, and more.

Those eligible for the complimentary Checker sedan service include select new
members of the Lufthansa Aeromotive program as well as existing corporate automotive
customers who meet certain sales requirements. Members receive a voucher enabling
them to reserve a sedan ride to or from the airport on Checker Sedan's Website,
"Teaming with Lufthansa enables both of our companies to make travel easier, more
convenient and more enjoyable for those individuals who travel frequently," said Tim
McCarthy, Checker Sedan president. "We look forward to the opportunity to provide
Lufthansa's global customers with the same quality ground transportation we have
given to metro Detroiters for many years," McCarthy added.
"Lufthansa is well-positioned and well-liked within the automotive industry in
Detroit, with two daily nonstop flights to Frankfurt, Detroit's most popular
international market," said Meredith Upward, Lufthansa's District Sales Manager in
Detroit. "We are constantly looking for partners who will complement our
high-quality service approach and are thrilled to team with the Checker Sedan
organization, whose stellar reputation for outstanding service has earned them a top
spot among Detroit metro's world travelers," Upward noted.

About Lufthansa
One of the world's largest airlines, Lufthansa flies to 192 destinations in 78
countries, including 22 North American gateways beginning April 2008. Together with
its partners, Lufthansa serves 416 destinations in more than 98 countries worldwide.
An industry leader known for its focus on innovation, in March 2005 the airline
launched Lufthansa Private Jet, which provides passengers arriving in its Frankfurt,
Munich and Zurich hubs with exclusive, seamless travel by private plane to more than
1,000 airports in Europe, Israel and the Russian Federation. With 15 aircraft on
order, Lufthansa will be the largest European operator of the fuel-efficient Airbus
A380 and is also the launch customer for the new Boeing 747-8, with deliveries
starting in 2010. For more information about Lufthansa's Aeromotive program or to
register, please call 248-455-8847 or register under "Information and Service" at

About Checker Sedan
Checker Sedan ( provides limousine Detroit service from the
Detroit Metro Airport servicing the Detroit Metro airport region. Detroit travel
has never been easier with limousine Detroit service for the city of Detroit.
Checker Sedan, is an affiliate of Soave Enterprises, a privately held management and
investment company founded by Detroit businessman Anthony L. Soave.

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Dearborn Heights, MI 48125

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