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Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hall

2017-07-24 09:10

Image: AP / Eric Risberg

Madrid - The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws.

Uber, the San Francisco-headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides from $17-$34 from Madrid's airport to the city center. The fare for taxis is set at $35.

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In a statement Saturday (July 22) evening, Madrid's city hall says "(Uber's) tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service."

Taxi drivers in Spain went on strike in March and May to protest what they say is unfair competition from Uber and the Madrid-based car service Cabify.

Unions claim these companies flout a law stipulating there should be one private company vehicle for every 30 taxis.

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