S7 Group invests in GetTransfer.com
S7 Group invested in the European online marketplace for pre-booked long distance transfers GetTransfer.
Over the last 12 months, GetTransfer.com has significantly grown its footprint with travellers in Europe. It has proven to be a very popular proposition for transfers relating to both holiday and business trips. Today, more than 13,000 vehicles are registered on its platform and the service can be used in over 100 countries globally. The company will use the new funds to further expand its service in the UK and the US.
“We see significant cost benefits for our clients by partnering up with GetTransfer.com. The way to and from the airport is an inescapable part of any journey, and S7 Airlines is pleased to recommend its customers a reliable service. We are excited about being part of a new and fast growing mobility startup. We share the company’s vision and believe in its long term success”, S7 Group Investment Director Oleg Gordienko commented.
“We are very happy to partner up with S7 Group. In 2017, S7 carried more than 14.2 million passengers worldwide, so the synergies between S7 and GetTransfer.com are obvious. Together we will be able to help our clients save on travel substantially and offer a convenient and easily accessible service”, Alexander Pershikov, Founder of GetTransfer.com, said.
S7 Group is the largest private aviation and space holding company in Russia comprising air transportation, maintenance and space operations companies. In particular, S7 Airlines, oneworld® airlines alliance member, that serves 162 routes in 26 countries across CIS, Europe, Middle East, South-East Asia and Asia-Pacific region. In 2017 S7 Airlines carried over 14,2 million passengers.
GetTransfer.com was founded in 2015 by Alexander Pershikov to make long distance transfers more affordable. GetTransfer.com is an online platform for pre-booked transfers and car rental with driver. The service operates worldwide.