A year and a half after ride-hailing services began operating out of
Uber and Lyft both began operating at the airport this week, shuttling passengers from the curb at Ontario's USO Lounge, Terminals 2 and 4 and the International Terminal.
An extra $3 pickup and drop-off fee, which is included in the fare, will be collected by the airport from the ride-hailing services.
Ontario International Airport has been slow to allow the popular ride-hailing services because airport officials wanted to study the impact on competing transportation services such as taxis and limousines. Airport officials also conducted a survey of the fees that Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing businesses are charged to operate at other airports.
“While many [airport visitors] use existing taxi, limousine and shuttle services, market demand for online, app-based services has increased in recent months,” said
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