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, village, Portalegre dist., central Portugal, in Alto Alentejo. The Castilian order of the Knights of Calatrava assisted in driving the Moors from Portugal and in 1166 settled at Évora.
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, Portugal.
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Prior to Avis opening its Terminal 5 facility, passengers intending to rent a car on arrival had to take a bus to the nearest car rental facility, which added 20 minutes to the time that it took them to leave the airport.
PROFESSIONAL AVIS TEAM The Saudi Avis team is consistently trained by Avis International to maintain the same levels of quality and efficiency to provide the highest levels of customer services.
Compared to most local car-rental companies focusing mainly on corporate leasing customers, Peng says, Avis will also offer short-term car-rental services.
In 2006, Cendant split itself into four independent companies, one of which was the Avis Budget Group.
The acquisition by Avis Budget (acting through its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, AE Consolidation Limited) is expected to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement between Avis Europe and its shareholders pursuant to Part 26 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
The swoop for Avis Europe, which operates the Avis and Budget brands in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, has the support of Avis Europe's major shareholder, B e lgium-based motoring group D'Ieteren.
Chairman and chief executive Ronald Nelson said: "This transaction represents an outstanding opportunity for Avis Budget, and the acquisition of a business that we have long sought to own.
The first Avis Connect units will be available starting today at San Francisco International Airport and will be offered in the coming weeks at Avis airport locations in San Jose, Oakland, Los Angeles and Newark, followed in the third quarter at airport locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Diego and Seattle.
Moving beyond its core car-rental business, Avis Rent A Car is buying the corporate auto-leasing operations of its former parent company, Cendant Corp.
To mark the occasion, Avis will be distributing free "Avis Music Cables" to Avis First members.
Wally has made an enormous contribution to the development of Avis over 22 years, both in his former role as Group Personnel Director and since 1998 as a non-executive Director.