Thousands of Uber customers are deleting Uber app and posting evidence on social media after the drivers went to JFK airport to do business during a taxi strike. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance called for all drivers to avoid JFK Airport on Saturday in order to help the protests against President Donald Trump’s executive order excepting travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Many users noted that Uber still come out to be servicing riders during the strike from 6 to 7 p.m. The company also tweeted after the strike saying it had cut short high price that normally acquired during periods of increased demand.
In an email to a renowned Newspaper, Uber said that it had didn’t cut down the heave pricing in order to drive more business. “We’re sorry for any confusion about our earlier tweet — it was not meant to break up any strike,” the company said. “We wanted people to know they could use Uber to get to and from JFK at normal prices, especially last night.” The company employs 36,000 drivers in the New York City region.