Almaty airport will eliminate private taxis 29 июня 2012, 10:43
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Almaty international airport. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty International Airport will launch a campaign to counter illegal private taxi drivers, KazTAG reports citing the airport's press-service.
"Almaty Interregional Transport Control Inspection and the airport's representatives made a decision to launch the campaigns to suppress activities of private taxis. Besides, the suggestion was made to attract all the competent state structures: police linear department, road police, tax commission," the message states.
The press-service also writes that the airport will have special information banners calling to only use official taxi services.
"International airport of Almaty will organize information banners to remind the passengers to use only the special transport to avoid problems in taxi fare payment and baggage safety," the message states.
According to the press-release, "an increasing flow of private cars drivers are crowding the terminal importunately offering taxi services causing passengers' discontent and complaints".