After the opening of Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) on Monday, the transport platform Uber said it will not be taking trips to the station for the time being; In fact, in his application it is not allowed to quote his service for this destination.
According to the company, Working in cooperation with the authorities So that in the near future we can offer users “the quality and safety experience of our mobility solutions” on their way to and from the new airport.
“At Uber, we believe that people who use different airports, including the new Phillip Angeles International Airport, have the right to choose the most appropriate option for them. for their own mobility needs,” the company said Forbes Mexico.
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Similarly, the company confirmed that it will continue to contribute to the country’s mobility with effective solutions for millions of people and visitors, just as they have done since their arrival in Mexico.
Meanwhile, your competitor DiDi will continue to make trips to AIFA, even if it can’t carry passengersTherefore, it maintains a dialogue with the authorities with the intent of operating at state airports while strictly adhering to current state and federal regulations.
“We repeat the recommendations of the Federal Economic Competition Commission (Cofece) to take into account the digital platform services at Philippe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) and all other airports in the country, with the full understanding that they comply with the requirements specified in the applicable legislation,” he said in a position to Forbes Mexico.
Similarly, the company considered it an option to mediate contracting for accessible transportation, which could contribute and add significant value to the delivery of a global project such as the new air terminal.
Airport operations generate many direct and indirect benefits, both economic and social. In this sense, the service of a private nature offered through DiDi is an important complement to other mobility options, including public ones, and allows those who travel to be able to move in an accessible manner and with security functions.”
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This is after Authorities have announced that transportation apps cannot carry passengers at Philippi Angeles International Airport For now, until they come to an agreement with this type of company.
Isidoro Pastor Roman, director general of the air airport, commented in February that at the airport there will be a base for taxis to be identified, while platforms such as Didi or Uber will be able to enter to leave passengers, but not pick up, until they can come to an agreement.
“With regard to Uber, it will operate as it currently operates throughout the system, and Uber and other platforms will be able to access and bring rider users into this AIFA polygon, but as long as we don’t have a contractual relationship, they will not be able to transport passengers abroad.” The official explained at the time.
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