Archiv für » September, 2010
A new study set to be presented at the World Safety Conference is suggesting that employing a “graduated driver licensing” scheme, placing restrictions on drivers who have just passed their tests, in the UK could save up to 200 lives and prevent 1,700 serious injuries on an annual basis. The level of restrictions could extend [...]
Earlier this year British Airways flight BA1462 performed the first ‘perfect flight’ between Heathrow Airport and Edinburgh Airport, setting an important environmental milestone for the aviation industry. Every aspect of the flight, from backing away from the airport, taxiing and a continuous descent approach, was optimised to cause minimal delays and emissions during the journey.
Car design supremo, Professor Gordon Murray, has unveiled his latest idea and it’s a far cry from the legendary McLaren F1 supercar. The T.25 is a lightweight city car for up to 3 passengers that Prof. Murray has been working on for a considerable time and is thought to herald a breakthrough in City Car [...]
Over the last few months we have been expanding the ways of providing our customers with excellent service. We’ve opened up ourselves to the internet by blogging, answering queries through our twitter account @SixtUK and have begun to interact with customers on numerous consumer forums. The main driving force behind our online presence is Gary [...]
As cars increase in complexity and the amount of technology under the bonnet grows, it quite easy to make comparisons between the modern car and a personal computer. Pretty much every car manufactured has some form of electronic management system employed within the car like traction control or anti-lock braking, but these systems are increasing [...]
You haven´t booked your rental car for Croatia, yet? Then you will now have the chance to book your Sixt car with special conditions. Book an Opel Zafira for only € 70 per day including theft protection, collision damage waiver, personal accident insurance, premium location fee and one additional driver. With unlimited mileage you are discovering [...]
French Guyana soccer team “ASC Rémire” – founded in December 1974 – is one of the best soccer clubs, based in the city of Rémire-Monjoly in French Guyana. In September 2009, Sixt French Guyana became a sponsor for ASC Rémire. The goal is, to sponsor young people under 13 years, which want to become future [...]
If you’re heading to the Algarve during September or October you’ll struggle to find a better deal on car hire at Faro Airport than our special €110 per week offer. This very special offer is only available on sixt.co.uk so make sure you don’t miss out. For just £92 a week you can enjoy the [...]
David Walliams and Matt Lucas, the creative talents behind the Little Britain series, have started filming their latest TV project at Stansted Airport. The new series “Come Fly with Me” is set to be a spoof version of airport documentaries such as Airline and Airport.
Iron Maiden’s lead singer, Bruce Dickinson, is well known for singing loudly to the gathered crowds at his concerts, but he will be singing from a completely different hymn sheet in his new job role as the Marketing Director of Astraeus Airlines. The singer, who is also a fully-qualified commercial pilot, has been a Captain [...]