- mytaxi and Hailo create Europe’s largest taxi e-hailing company with 100,000 drivers in over 50 cities in nine countries
- New company to use mytaxi brand with head office in Hamburg, Germany
- Andrew Pinnington, currently Hailo CEO, to lead newly formed company
- Daimler Financial Services continues strategic investments in innovative mobility services
Hamburg / London, July 26, 2016 – mytaxi and Hailo, two innovative leaders in the field of taxi e-hailing, are joining forces and creating Europe’s largest taxi e-hailing company with 70 million passengers and 100.000 registered taxi drivers in over 50 cities across nine countries...
Hailo, London’s favourite taxi app, has joined forces with Airport Angels to provide fast-track services to, through, and away from London’s airports.
Airport Angels has chosen Hailo as its preferred ground transport partner to ensure their airport transfer clients reach their final destinations quickly and safely.
With an increasing volume of young travellers passing through London’s airports, as well as business people and VIPs with tight schedules, Airport Angels’ business has grown by over 70% in the last year providing a critical service for its clients...
- Mobile payment solution for black cabs journeys hailed off the street – free to use for both driver and passenger
- Safe and secure – passengers can use their phone to pay via credit or debit card over an encrypted secure website, with no need for passengers to hand over cards to drivers.
- Mobile web optimised – no need to download app or install software, works over mobile internet or Wi-Fi connection.
10 November 2015, London, United Kingdom: London’s 22,500 black cabs will be able to accept mobile payments from today, following the launch of a new payment solution from leading taxi app, Hailo...
Hailo Takes the Stress out of Getting Home with Google
Always waiting for a taxi come the evening rush hour? Hailo has teamed up with Google to introduce a Now card that will help make the commute a little bit easier for its busy customers.
Instead of poking around in a million different apps and web pages to find what you need, Now cards in the Google app can give you the right information at exactly the right time.
For people who have opted in to Google Now and have downloaded the Hailo app, the Hailo Now card will send an alert to anyone who has booked a journey from outer London zones in to Central London between 7-10am in the morning an offer of a cab home if the passenger is still in the same London location after 5pm...
Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps today announces the appointment of Andrew Pinnington as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Andrew spent 12 years at Carphone Warehouse where he transitioned through a variety of roles, ultimately culminating in the position of Chief Operating Officer of Carphone Warehouse and The Phone House before leaving in 2011. This involved the annual operating responsibility for all CPW & TPH businesses in 10 European countries (UK, Spain, France, Germany, Holland, Sweden, Ireland, Portugal, Switzerland and Belgium). The remit covered 2,400 stores, online and B2B operations...
For the first time ever, Hailo allows riders to pay in-app for any street-hailed taxi.
NEW YORK, LONDON, September 11, 2014 – Hailo, the world’s favorite e-hail app, is making taxi payment even more seamless by launching a new feature, Pay with Hailo. This innovative service offering allows passengers to conveniently pay for a street-hailed taxi ride with the Hailo app.
Using Apple’s iBeacon technology, the Hailo app will automatically recognize when a passenger is in a Hailo driver’s vehicle and invite them to connect and pay for their ride via a simple one-click confirmation...
E-Hail App Now Enables Partnered Developers to Seamlessly Integrate Useful Travel Information and On-Demand Transportation
Thursday, 20 August, 2014: Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps, today takes a big leap forward and launches its public API for on-demand transportation. The public API will enable third party app developers to add information about the availability and estimated time of arrival of licensed cabs and cars as well as the ability to hail a ride direct from their apps.
Following the popular integration of Hailo into the journey-planning app Citymapper, the launch of the public API puts the extensive and growing Hailo network at the disposal of third party developers...