LOS ANGELES (AP)--Lyft is now allowed at Los Angeles International Airport.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing service will be permitted to make airport pickups. Previously, it could only drop people off.
The company will pay the airport $4 per trip.
In a statement, Lyft executive Bakari Brock says the move is a big step forward for consumers and comes just in time for the holiday season.
A competitor, Uber, won't be allowed to make pickups until it completes the approval process for a permit.
The City Council voted earlier this year to grant ride-hailing companies the same airport access as taxis, shuttles and limousines.