EDMONTON, April 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Uber and Edmonton International Airport are excited to announce that Uber will now be serving customers at EIA. Each airport has unique operational requirements, so the two companies have taken the time to ensure that the service meets the needs of travellers and works within Uber's requirements for drivers. Riders will now be able to collect their luggage and use the Uber app to request a ride. Uber driver-partners will pick up riders on the outer curb outside Door 10 on the arrivals level.
"We are pleased to announce today that Edmontonians and travellers from around the world can now rely on the services of Uber upon landing at Edmonton International Airport. From today on, we will be able to meet the demand for safe, affordable and reliable transportation alternatives at the airport. By entering into this agreement with Uber, Edmonton International Airport joins more than 500 airports around the world where Uber ridesharing services are available and used by travellers." - Ramit Kar, General Manager for Uber Western Canada
"We are happy to partner with Uber to meet our customers' expectations. EIA is committed to providing travellers with a full spectrum of ground transportation options." - EIA President and CEO Tom Ruth
About Uber Canada
Co-founded by Calgarian entrepreneur Garrett Camp in 2009, Uber is evolving the way the world moves. Present in over 40 communities in Canada, Uber has revolutionized transportation and offers more than 50,000 Canadian driver-partners a new way to earn income in their spare time by offering an affordable transportation alternative to hundreds of thousands of riders across the country. For more information, visit uber.com.
About Edmonton International Airport
Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada's fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. EIA is a major economic driver, with an economic output of over $2.2 billion, supporting over 12,600 jobs. For more information, please visit: flyeia.com, follow @flyeia on Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin or Facebook.
SOURCE Uber Canada Inc.
For further information: Jean-Christophe de le Rue, Senior Communications Associate, Uber Canada, [email protected], c: 613-806-0671, Chris Chodan, Senior Communications Advisor, EIA, [email protected], c: 780-700-3596