Airport nonetheless hoping for automobile condominium carrier
QUINCY — Passengers arriving at Quincy Regional Airport find that they are approximately 8 miles far from the closest vehicle rental company.
Quincy Regional Airport Manager Sandra Shore stated Fred Fleischman, who turned into the supervisor of Hertz Car Rental of Quincy, signed up to hire airport area in November. The lease became scheduled to begin in December. But Fleischman’s operation of the Hertz franchise led to December.
“Obviously, we need to make it easier on absolutely everyone, and we’re seeking to add (a car condo) carrier,” Shore stated.
The Hertz address the airport concerned counter space in the terminal constructing in addition to space in parking lots and a wash bay for the automobiles.
Hertz also had sought to place a kiosk at the airport so that passengers may want to pick up and drop off automobile keys at the airport even though the counter turned into not open. Fleischman formerly told The Herald-Whig that Hertz had personnel on the airport years in the past however now not enough enterprise became generated to cowl the charges.
SkyWest flights to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport aboard 50-passenger jets and improved airport boardings have been seen as a recreation changer for automobile rentals.
Hertz’s website says the workplace in Quincy Regional is closed till March 1. Repeated calls and emails to the Hertz countrywide media workplace had been not lower back.
Enterprise Rent-a-Car operates at 4519 Broadway. An worker ultimate week said the times of flights make a full-time presence on the airport unlikely. Problems with picking up, delivering or cleansing motors also have been cited as reasons why an airport operation might be marginal.