Luxury Coach & Transportation

March 2015

Magazine for the professional limousine, charter and tour industry.

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LIMOUSINE, CHARTER & TOUR MARCH 2015 19 2014 UMA Convention and were very impressed with the design and engineering. The driver area is user friendly and our employees rave about the size of the luggage bays. The TS 45 has a smooth and quiet ride for our passengers and is very stylish. The two Temsa coaches are a welcome addition to our feet." The company began operating airport shuttle service in 1980 and during the last three decades has grown into a pre- mier transportation company. Airport Express' feet includes 21 vehicles that seat 24, 47 and 57 passengers. DELAWARE EXPRESS PUTS FIRST SETRA TO LUXURY SERVICE NEWARK, Delaware — Delaware Express of Newark (www. took its new Setra TopClass S 417 on a tour to Cape Cod in the fall of 2014. "Everyone was seri- ously raving about it," said President Gerry Frenze, who was aboard but keeping a low profle. "A veteran cruise line director got on board and said it was the nicest coach she had seen all season. Several drivers from other companies also stepped onboard to see what the hype was about and were equally impressed." The 2014 Setra S 417 has distinctive European styling, Ger- man engineering and a wealth of custom-tailored options. Frenze optioned his with a glass roof, custom seating, tables and several other upgrades — luxuries Frenze credits with helping him win a three-year contract with a major-league sports team. "The Setra S 417 is a real deal-closer." Powered by a Mercedes-Benz BlueTec engine, the Daimler- built S 417 offers safety features including an Electronic Stabil- ity Program, front collision guard, all-wheel disc brakes, ABA braking with anti-slip control, front cornering lights, rain-sens- ing windshield wipers, and automatic-on exterior lights. Pas- sengers enjoy many onboard amenities, from Setra-designed seats to a top entertainment package. COACH TOURS ADDS NEW MCI D4505 FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY DES PLAINES, Ill. — Coach Tours of Brookfeld, Conn., (www. is marking its 30th anniversary with the deliv- ery of a new MCI D4505 coach, the model it has relied on for much of its history. "We like the D-model's reliability factor; it's a nicely built coach that runs very well," Coach Tours Presi- dent Ira Steinberg said. "The same model's parts commonality enables us to reduce aftermarket parts inventory, saving about 20% in parts stock, and simplifes maintenance and repair for our mechanics." The MCI D4505 is considered the industry workhorse, delivering low-cost, high-quality performance. The new D4505

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