June 28, 2017

Juneau airport proposes fee for Uber, Lyft rides



Juneau International Airport
By FireFly5 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

Juneau International Airport is preparing for the arrival of app-based ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. The state legislature passed legislation to allow rideshare companies to enter the Alaska market . The governor’s expected to sign it.

This week the airport’s board approved a draft fee schedule that would charge companies like Uber and Lyft $100 a year to operate on airport property.

It would also tack on a $3 surcharge on each fare to and from the airport that the airport manager said is industry standard.

“We want to meet the demand, we know it’s imminent,” Airport Manager Patty Wahto said. “We have to have something in place. And we’ll look for comments and see if there’s changes that have to be made.”  […]

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