Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:55 PM - For Immediate Release
Wingz Now Operating at SMF; On-Demand Cab Service is Only TNC to Let Customers Pre-Schedule Rides
SACRAMENTO – The Transportation Network Company (TNC) Wingz has received a permit to operate at Sacramento International Airport. Wingz specializes in airport rides and is the only TNC with a permit to operate at Sacramento International Airport, allowing customers to pre-schedule door-to-door rides at a flat rate.
Wingzs provides a network of independent business owners driving private vehicles which customers can reserve via an app on a mobile device. TNCs are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC), which sets the requirements for safety and liability.
The permit applies to all drivers using Wingz. Passengers can meet Wingz drivers where hotel shuttles and offsite cab companies pick up passengers: at the west end of Terminal A and the south end of Terminal B, outside door 1.
“With Wingz, passengers can pre-schedule their rides for a low flat fee at the same time that they book their flights” said Wingz co-founder and CEO Geoff Mathieux. “Wingz’s unique technology links up to the entire airline flight schedule grid – eliminating the unexpected costs and unpredictability associated with on-demand transportation.”
The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit sacramento.aero.