High fees on taxi drivers at Dublin Airport compounding ride shortages, Free Now tells government
Taxi company says that 75% of taxis which travel to the airport leave without customers due to rules requiring them to have a permit, which costs €440 per year
Free Now, the taxi-hailing platform, told the government that high fees imposed on drivers by DAA were exacerbating ride shortages at Dublin Airport.
The company wrote to a number of TDs last October to complain about the airport’s rule that drivers who want to pick up passengers from the airport’s main taxi rank have to buy a permit, which costs €440 for a year. Taxi drivers must also make a minimum of 120 trips over ...