Saskatoon airport implements flat taxi rates based on zones – Saskatoon

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Skyxe Saskatoon Airport has launched flat taxi fares for folks arriving and leaving the town.

It stated its zone-based charges are designed to offer airport travellers with “assured and dependable” fares, and eradicate any notion cab drivers will take a much less environment friendly route.

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Whereas site visitors patterns impression meter pricing, zone fares consider the common journey time and distance for every zone.

Skyxe stated zone-based fares are probably the most most well-liked mannequin by all Canadian Airport Floor Transportation Affiliation (CAGTA) members based mostly on transparency of pricing.

Solely Skyxe-licensed taxi operators will provide zone fares from the airport. Unlicensed suppliers will comply with a meter fee as per municipal bylaw.

Skyxe stated it shared its zone-based fare program with Metropolis of Saskatoon for assessment previous to launching it on Jan. 17.

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The zone fares embrace an airport taxi journey charge. This $2 cost on every industrial airport journey is used to reinvest into airport street and curb infrastructure.

Skyxe stated these charges are additionally the business commonplace.

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