Video showing taxi driver giving ‘airport meter rate’ now under probe—LTFRB


After a video of a taxi driver handing an “airport meter rate” to a tourist surfaced on social media, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday, Dec. 18, announced that it will investigate the incident.

In a statement, LTFRB spokesperson Celine Pialago said the agency will check the authenticity of the said video.

The agency assured that appropriate measures will be taken based on the findings of the investigation to uphold the accountability of taxi operators and drivers.

“Chairperson Teofilo Guadiz III assures the public that the LTFRB remains dedicated to addressing any violations promptly and implementing necessary actions to maintain the quality of public transportation services,” she stated.

In the said video, the companion of the taxi driver was recorded giving a laminated bond paper with the rate of the taxi.

The “airport meter rate” ranges from P9,700 to P13,500 per person depending on the destination.

As seen on the list, Metro Manila travel costs P9,700 per person, which is the cheapest rate.

Meanwhile, the most expensive destination is Terminal 4 which is priced at P13,500 per person.

Written on the upper portion of the list reads: “Airport Accredited Regular Taxi Service Meter Rate.”