Moscow taxi drivers are going to announce a boycott of the service “Yandex.Taxi. Reports radio station “Moscow speaking” with reference to informed sources.
This week the minimum cost of travel on the service “Yandex” has dropped from 199 to 99 rubles. Taxi drivers think it is unfair competition and not going for three days to take orders from an online service.
“Join the boycott of Yandex-orders from 23 to 26 September! Don’t work with them these days and explain to colleagues. Otherwise we will be without a job and no pants. The Boycott Of “Yandex”!” the statement says drivers.
On Tuesday, the Moscow police did not allow holding in the city centre to protest against the price changes of the service “Yandex.Taxi. Some taxi drivers arrived in their cars on the street Timur Frunze, but the police informed them about the illegality of the impending action. After that, the taxi drivers left.
Representatives “Yandex.Taxi” reported that officially about the protest the company no one was notified. The press service of the interior Ministry also said that “no information was available about the incident”.
Earlier it was reported that “Yandex.Taxi” has lowered the minimum fare in Moscow on all tariffs. For tariff “Comfort”, “Comfort+” and “Minivan” it is now 199 rubles., for “Business” — 299 RUB., and “Economy” will cost 99 RUB Before it became known that “Yandex” has revised the forecast of revenues at the end of 2016.