Taxi operators banned from Tan Son Nhat Airport
HCM CITY – Petrolimex and Festival taxis have been banned from operating at Tan Son Nhat Airport for overcharging passengers and other violations, Ministry of Transport deputy chief inspector Thach Nhu Sy said yesterday.
The ministry's inspection also revealed taxi operators had no contract with drivers and vehicle colours had not matched their registrations. The operators were fined VND7.5 million (US$360) each for the colour violations.
Sy said there had been many reports during the year of other violations by the two operators.
Meanwhile, about 75 Sai Gon Tourist Taxi logos had been confiscated after it was found they were being illegally transferred to other taxis.
Previously, the ministry banned the operation of Minh Duc Taxi and Travel Transport Agent 2.
The two-week inspection was focusing on 11 operators to ensure taxi quality at the airport. – VNS