Ontario International Airport (ONT) has announced that after TNC Uber Technologies Inc. discontinued serving ONT, the airport is prepared to meet the demand for customers with Lyft, online pre-book parking and free shuttles provided by Omnitrans, the company said.
Uber announced plans to stop serving Ontario airport following a USD 1 increase in the fee for each pick-up and drop-off. The higher fee went into effect July 1. In August, Uber notified the Ontario officials of the decision to stop its Ontario airport operations effective September 13, 2019.
More than 5 million air passengers flew through Ontario airport last year. The airport, which was recently honored by a travel industry publication as the nation´s best alternative airport, has welcomed more than 3 million domestic and international travelers through July this year.
Ontario International Airport, located in the Inland Empire, is approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 22 major airports in the US, Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There is an average of 72 daily departures offered by nine air carriers.