In a move that is set to extensively raise services and prestige on par with international standards, the Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (TransAD) has announced a major augmentation of taxis operating from Abu Dhabi International Airport, by introducing a fleet of new luxury cars to serve travellers.
Expected to commence operations during the last quarter of this year, this welcome initiative has been undertaken in line with the overall progress that Abu Dhabi is witnessing and the Government's Vision for Abu Dhabi 2030.
TransAD's new airport fleet will comprise 200 luxury taxis, with Mercedes Vito models serving terminal 1 and 3 and Toyota Camry at terminal 2. Equipped with modern features, the objective is to provide an unparalleled experience for travelers at all times.
New facilities will include amenities for the elderly and special needs passengers, navigation system in the taxi, speed control, as well as digital roof lights.
Commenting on the announcement of the new service, Mr. Mohamed Al Qamzi, General Manager of TransAD, said, "We are about to launch a unique service in the Emirate as part of our strategic plan to provide the highest international standards of taxi service in the Capital - and to keep our services in line with the rapid growth the Emirate is witnessing."
He added, "The center partnered with Emirates Transport Corporation -has won the tender -in order to exceed public needs and expectations and to provide a more convenient service. He stressed on the centers' vigilance to provide Emirates Transport Corporation with the full support to offer the finest services to the public and expressed contentment with this successful cooperation with a leading, federal institution such as Emirates Transport, a company that provides integrated transportation facilities in the country.
Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, General Manager of Emirates Transport commented, "We are more than pleased with the responsibilities given by TransAD to Emirates Transport. We are keen to provide a high level of service on par with global standards, which is in line with the Vision of our Government to be the preferred choice for the public due to excellent and efficient transportation offerings."
Mr. Al Jarman added "We are confident of our ability to comply with all specifications of service in all technical, financial, operational and administrative aspects, to reflect the modern and prestigious image of the UAE in general and Abu Dhabi in particular, in the provision of various services, particularly transportation.