Sunday, may 28, the Management of airports of Israel officially announced the cancellation of the tender for provision of taxi services to passengers at Ben Gurion airport.
Cancellation of the tender was the result of disagreements between the companies «Adar» and «get», received a joint right to service passengers. Differences arose in the background of the decision «get» to give a discount of 31% on the taxi fare for passengers at the airport Ben Gurion. The drivers of the company «Adar» spoke out sharply against this, arguing that such move would entail the loss of income, and as a result, lowering wages. Negotiations between the two companies ended without result, and «Adar» announced its withdrawal from the tender, which automatically led to the cancellation of the competition.
Sunday, may 28, expires the license of the taxi station «Hadar-Lod», which had the exclusive right to take passengers at the airport.
Since the new tender for passenger service ran into difficulties, the meeting decided to allow to work at the airport any taxi registered in the office of airports. This order also applies to taxis operating with allowed in Israel mobile apps.
The order will be valid until further notice.
During peak hours, and with a shortage of taxi passengers will be provided free buses.
From the Department of airports said that in the near future will be prepared the new tender.