Taxi drivers across Spain’s are putting to protest the rise in automobiles run by personal corporations providing cheaper, cellular journey-hailing services.
Travelers arriving at Madrid’s or Barcelona’s airports Tuesday discovered not one of the regular strains of taxis ready to decide them up.
The strike was directed towards the San Francisco-headquartered Uber and Madrid-based Cabify services.
Unions declare these corporations flout a regulation that stipulates there must be one personal firm car for each 30 taxis.
Uber stated it revered the strike however added that the sector wanted to modernize.
The strike was to final from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Madrid whereas in Barcelona it was to finish at midnight.
Taxi drivers are to stage an indication in Madrid at midday.