++ Mobility services provider FlixBus succeeds Kamil Koç of Actera group
++ Kamil Koç was founded in 1926 and has established a network of 61 destinations
++ More than 20 million passengers traveled with Kamil Koç in 2018
Munich / Istanbul, 22.08.2019 – Global mobility provider FlixBus and private equity firm Actera Group have decided to join Turkey's most prestigious bus operator, Kamil Koç, in the FlixBus network. Kamil Koç serves 61 cities in Turkey and has transported more than 20 million people by 2018. The company will be gradually integrated into the existing FlixBus network. It already includes more than 350,000 daily connections to more than 2,000 destinations in 28 European countries and the United States. The agreement is expected to come into force in the coming weeks after the approval of the competent authorities.
Technology and the spirit of enterprise meet more than a century of experience
"By adding Kamil Koç to our network, we can together usher in a new era in the Turkish mobility market.Our vision is to provide green and intelligent mobility to all, bringing the spirit of the world. FlixBus innovation, sustainable bus travel and high standards of safety and quality, Jochen Engert, founder and CEO of FlixBus, said: "Once all permits have been granted, we will work to further improve Customer experience It will continue to expand the existing network of lines and optimize schedules based on its algorithms and its increasingly data-driven tools to meet the needs of travelers. by bus via its technology platform and other product innovations, access to affordable mobility, high security standards, world-class service, and more complete and more practice get more travel options. "
From international start-up
Founded in 2013 after the liberalization of the long distance bus market in Germany, FlixBus quickly became the largest long-haul bus operator in Europe, having reached more than 100 million people. A unique combination of technology startup, e-business platform and transport company, FlixBus has set up a network that today counts 30 countries and aims to offer green mobility in the whole world.
In less than six years, FlixBus has become the market leader in several European countries, including Germany, Italy, France, Benelux and Poland, creating more than 10,000 jobs in this sector. In 2018 alone, the company transported 45 million passengers in Europe and the United States, 40% more than the previous year.
FlixMobility is a mobility provider offering a new alternative under the FlixBus and FlixTrain brands for convenient, affordable and environmentally friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, the startup quickly established Europe's largest long distance bus network and integrated the first intercity green trains in 2018. Since its launch in 2013, FlixMobility has changed the way people travel to Europe for millions of people and has created thousands of new jobs in the industry.
You will find more information about the company and pictures in the press room.
About Actera Group
The Actera group is the largest private equity firm specializing in investments in Turkey. Their assets under management exceed $ 3.3 billion. The Actera group's portfolio companies together employ more than 35,000 people and generate revenues of more than $ 5 billion. The funds managed by the Actera group are invested by the world's leading institutional investors, including pension funds, multilateral institutions and sovereign wealth funds in North America, Europe, the Far East and the United States. East and Middle East.