BIA: More cabs to meet demand
October 22, 2008 10:55 AM
Anita Jain, Mumbai
Meru Cab, one of the service providers for taxi pick-up and drop
facilities at the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) served its one
million customer here on Tuesday.
After seeing an unprecedented increase in the demand for its services, the company is now increasing its fleet size in Bangalore to 1000 cabs by the end of this year. The total fleet size across India will increase to 12000 cabs over the next three years. Raghu Gopalan, based in Bangalore, was Meru's one millionth customer. To commemorate this event Meru Cab presented Raghu Gopalan with a dinner voucher at a five star hotel in Bangalore and a gift hamper sponsored by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.
Meru cabs can be tracked from the main control room to determine their geographical location and ensure a quick response and dispatch. Emergency security features such as a panic button are installed in the car. Meru also has a "Lost and Found" tracking system in place so that any item left behind in a cab can be traced to the vehicle that the reporting customer has used.
Customers can avail of multiple options to get the Meru cab service including dialing into 44224422 or lodging a web request at www.merucabs.com.