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Thu, 27 October 2022

Jaguar Launches Electric Gate-to-Gate Airport Transfer Service with United Airlines

(27/10/22)  Jaguar North America has launched an all-electric gate-to-gate airport transfer service in partnership with United Airlines.

Select MileagePlus Premier members at Chicago O'Hare International Airport can now enjoy chauffeured rides between their connecting aircraft in a 2023 Jaguar I-PACE HSE, the first all-electric performance SUV from Jaguar.

The SUVs, which are expected to make approxinately 60 trips per day and transfer 1,000+ customers daily, will go into service at United hubs in Denver, Houston, Newark/New York, Washington D.C, San Francisco and Los Angeles by the end of the year.

Jaguar has launched an electric gate-to-gate airport transfer service with United Airlines. Click to enlarge.
Jaguar has launched an electric gate-to-gate airport transfer service with United Airlines

"We are thrilled to partner with United Airlines to further ignite the passion travelers have for eco-minded exploration, as sustainability and electrifying performance are at the heart of the Jaguar brand," said Joe Eberhardt, President & CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America. "Both United and Jaguar have boldly pledged to advancing transportation technology that will help propel us towards a more sustainable future, and we are excited for travelers to have the opportunity to experience these innovations on the tarmac."

United's ground transfer service is a surprise benefit for select Premier MileagePlus members with tight connections at the air carrier's U.S. hub airports. A member learns of the surprise upon landing at the airport where they're greeted by a specialized Premier Services agent who shows the person to the vehicle on the tarmac and accompanies them to their connecting flight.

"The new United-Jaguar ground transfer program offers travelers a moment of luxury and ease, while also raising sustainability standards for the airline industry," said Luc Bondar, Marketing & Loyalty VP and MileagePlus President. "United is working to lead with innovation and purpose that motivates the industry to do better for our customers and communities. Partnering with Jaguar to deploy an all-electric fleet is not only a smart business move, as we know customers consider sustainability when booking travel, it is the right thing to do."

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