Hadar-Lod had initially bid to renew the tender in partnership with taxi-hailing app Gett, and had offered a 31% discount on current rates. Yet drivers protested, ultimately forcing Hadar to renege on its offer.
In response, the state opened up airport transit to all registered taxis until new bids are submitted. The Israel Airports Authority expects to have a registered taxi station operating at the airport again within a few months.
The airport’s taxi service transports more than 1 million passengers a year.Not having a registered taxi station at the airport raises concerns that there may not be enough taxis during times of peak demand.The Airports Authority has said that during times of intense demand, it will operate free shuttles to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, […]