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Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for January 2019

Five million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in January this year, representing an increase of +1.7% compared to January 2018....

A large number of Amsterdam Schiphol employees involved in drug smuggling

@Matthew_T_Rader On Tuesday morning, 19 February, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee (KMar) detained two employees working at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The men, aged 33 and 44, probably...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol launches pilot for boarding by means of facial recognition

Passengers travelling with Cathay Pacific can take part in a pilot for boarding by means of facial recognition. This pilot belongs to the first...

Royal Schiphol Group publishes positive annual results for 2018

Focus on quality and a solid performance Today, 15 February 2019, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its results for 2018. The net result is 0.4% lower...

Two KLM aircraft (a 747 and a 787) clip wings at Amsterdam Schiphol

On 13 February, two KLM Royal Dutch Airlines aircraft - a Boeing 747-400 (PH-BFV) and a Boeing 787 (PH-BHA) - were involved in a...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 747-400 returns to Toronto, Canada: landing gear didn’t fully retract

On 12 February, a KLM Boeing 747-400 (PH-BFN) was departing Toronto, Canada for flight KL692 to Amsterdam Schiphol. The pilots, however, reported a landing...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: TUI fly Belgium diverts flights to France and The Netherlands

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

Co-pilot above the legal alcohol limit at Amsterdam Schiphol, flight cancelled and heavy fine

On 27 January, a 51-year-old co-pilot was held at Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam): after an alcohol test, he was found to be above the legal...

Now it’s possible to find one’s way at Amsterdam airport Schiphol using Google Maps

From now on, passengers can easily find their way around Amsterdam Airport Schiphol using the Google Maps app. In the app, passengers will be...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for December 2018: +5.7%

5.3 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in December this year, representing an increase of +5.7% compared to December 2017....

Storm at Amsterdam airport Schiphol

It is a stormy day in this chilly little country. At Schiphol, pilots are braving the fierce winds with deft manoeuvres. This makes for...

Corendon flies from Amsterdam to Brazilian seaside city Natal from November 2019

Dutch tour operator Corendon, which is also active in Belgium, will start selling holidays in Brazil from today. From November 2019, Corendon will fly...

Amsterdam Schiphol sets an all-time record of 71 million passengers in 2018

In 2018, 71 million passengers traveled through Amsterdam Schiphol airport. An increase of 3.7% compared to 2017 (68,400,000 passengers). The airport recorded 499,446 aircraft...

TUI fly Netherlands operates first flight with new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

A few months after its Belgian sister company, the Dutch holiday airline TUI fly Netherlands, member of the TUI Group, operates its first commercial...

Electricity replaces diesel for aircraft handling purposes at Royal Schiphol Group airports

Royal Schiphol Group is investing in new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purposes. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Schiphol Group airports are now...

Man detained after bomb threat at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on New Year’s Eve

Departure Hall 3 at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport was briefly evacuated on New Year's Eve, Monday evening, after a man claimed to have a bomb. The...

Amsterdam Schiphol traffic and transport figures for November 2018: +2.4%

5.3 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in November this year, representing an increase of 2.4% compared to November 2017....

KLM opens first part of new Crown Lounge today

Ultimate customer experience key to KLM’s non-Schengen Crown Lounge KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today opened the first part of the new KLM non-Schengen Crown Lounge...

Lufthansa awards Amsterdam cargo contract to WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS...

Polish cultural city Wrocław is the new KLM destination

From 6 May 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its network to include the Polish city of Wrocław. The service will be operated...