Uber rides green at Mumbai International Airport
In what is considered the first in Mumbai, Uber have announced the launch of Uber Green at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).
Uber Green cabs in CSMIA. CREDIT MUMBAI AIRPORT
Uber, India’s leading ridesharing app, announced on 21 June 2023, the launch of its flagship EV product, Uber Green with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) being the first location in Mumbai to offer the service. To enhance sustainable mobility in India, Uber now offers on-demand electric vehicle (EV) rides with Uber Green, allowing riders to enjoy eco-friendly transportation options from their phones.
Uber Green is currently available for passengers requesting a green ride to and from the Mumbai Airport. The new service will be available at a dedicated pick-up zone at Terminal 2 at Mumbai International Airport, and across various parts of Mumbai, ensuring that a wider range of passengers can contribute to reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainable mobility throughout the city.
Commenting on the launch, Spokesperson, Uber India and South Asia, said, “Building on our strong association with Adani Airports and our shared commitment to sustainability, we are thrilled to introduce Uber Green in Mumbai starting from The Mumbai International Airport. Sustainability shouldn’t be complicated; it should be effortless. With Uber Green, riders can make a small change that collectively leads to a significant environmental impact, one ride at a time. By offering on-demand electric rides, we aim to provide a convenient and zero-emission transportation option for our riders in Mumbai, taking a major step forward in our electrification journey.”
Spokesperson at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, said, “We are delighted to partner with Uber in launching ‘Uber Green’ at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA). Over the years, Mumbai Airport has made resilient efforts in contributing to making aviation sustainability a reality and is committed to achieving operations Net Zero Carbon Emission. The airport recently achieved the Highest-Level 4+ “Transition” of Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme of Airport Council International (ACI), making it only the third airport to achieve the esteemed certification in the Asia-Pacific region. By providing passengers with the option of on-demand EV rides, we are collectively taking significant strides towards sustainable transportation and carbon emission reduction in the city. This launch aligns with our vision of promoting eco-friendly mobility and reinforces our commitment to creating a more sustainable and environmentally conscious Mumbai.”
As Uber paves the way for a greener future, it remains dedicated to providing reliable and affordable transportation options to riders while minimising the impact on the environment. With Uber Green set to roll out to other cities, riders can now travel sustainably, contributing to a cleaner and healthier planet for all.