Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental Each Add Location at Akron-Canton Airport

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) today announced its Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental brands have each added an in-terminal location at Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) in Ohio.

Thrifty has provided service to CAK from an off-airport location for a number of years. Thrifty will continue to serve the local market from the 4400 Portage Street N.W. property. Both corporately-owned counters are located in the terminal’s lower level baggage claim area. The opening marks the first time the Dollar brand has served the Akron-Canton Airport.

“The Akron-Canton Airport is nearing completion of a new concourse, culminating a five-year $60 million improvement project,” said Jay Foley, senior executive vice president of corporate operations. “It’s an important market for us because the airport attracts passengers from the surrounding area including Cleveland, Youngstown and Western Pennsylvania.”

Six airlines serve the airport including AirTran Airways, Frontier Airlines, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink, United Express and US Airways Express. Akron-Canton was the second fastest growing airport in the nation from 2001-2004, with a 100 percent increase in capacity over that time.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Driven by the mission “Value Every Time,” the Company’s brands, Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, serve value- conscious travelers in approximately 70 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 800 corporate and franchised locations in the United States and Canada, and they have operations at most major airports. The Company’s more than 8,000 employees are located mainly in North America, but global service capabilities exist through an expanding international franchise network. For additional information, visit http://www.dtag.com/ .

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