• Kyodo


A Tokyo taxi firm that caters chiefly to foreign businesspeople is suing to have a government decision rescinded that banned it from expanding its fleet, and thus offer services to airports, saying the state screening procedure lacks a legal basis.

According to the lawsuit, filed Wednesday, Royal Limousine, which employs multilingual drivers, applied for permission to increase its fleet to 80 cars from 50 last June to serve Tokyo’s 23 wards and the cities of Musashino and Mitaka.

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