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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic figures for September 2018: +2.2%

In September of this year, 6.4 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, meaning the number of passenger flights remained almost unchanged...

Dutch Air Force scrambles 2 F-16s to escort KLM flight from Abu Dhabi with unruly passenger

The Royal Netherlands Air Force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets this Saturday morning 6 October to escort a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight from...

Tailstrike on Corendon Airlines Boeing 737 forces airline to make additional maintenance stop at Amsterdam Schiphol

On 1 October, a Corendon Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-TJT) suffered a tailstrike upon take-off at Rotterdam Airport. The aircraft was heading to Antalya, Turkey...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol revamping information provision in the terminal

Schiphol’s response to media reports   From 2019 onwards Schiphol will be using new communication channels to provide even better assistance to passengers in the terminal...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines “takes a gamble” on Las Vegas (from June 2019)

KLM will operate flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Las Vegas on Fridays and Sundays from 6 June 2019. The Boeing 787-9 flights will...

KLM cancels 100 flights on 21 September due to limited runway capacity at Schiphol because of storm

Due to the expected extreme wind at Schiphol tomorrow, Friday 21 September 2018, there will be very limited runway capacity at Schiphol. That is...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for August 2018: 0.7% more passengers with 2.5% less flights

In August of this year, 6.8 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol. Despite a 2.5% decrease in air transport movements, the number...

[Trip report] Flying from Edinburgh to Warsaw via Amsterdam on board KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Once again I booked flights with KLM for our annual holiday. This time I chose a departure from Edinburg (EDI), as this had a...

United Airlines to launch three new European routes from Summer 2019: San Francisco – Amsterdam and New York Newark – Naples & Prague

United Airlines is launching three new European routes from Summer 2019, the airline announced on Twitter. San Francisco to Amsterdam United will begin year-round service between...

Schiphol announces long-term partnership with Dutch construction firms

Schiphol has announced a new long-term partnership between the airport and Dutch construction firms. This will enable Dutch construction firms to carry out assignments at...

Security officers at Amsterdam airport Schiphol have announced a 24-hour strike for 4 September

Security officers at Amsterdam airport Schiphol have announced a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, 4 September. Today (22 August), trade unions FNV Beveiliging and CNV...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for July 2018: +0.5%

In July of this year, 6.8 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol, representing an increase of 0.5% relative to last year. The number...

Communication system failure at air traffic control disrupts air traffic at Amsterdam Schiphol

On 15 August in the afternoon, air traffic at Amsterdam Schiphol was heavily disturbed after a communication system failure at air traffic control. At...

Court issues a preliminary injunction against FNV and CNV trade unions preventing security staff strike actions in excess of 15 minutes at Schiphol

The preliminary relief court has partially ruled in favour of FNV and CNV to permit a maximum of 5 work stoppages not exceeding 15...

Emirates adds five weekly flights to Amsterdam Schiphol (from 1 December 2018)

Emirates today announced that due to strong market demand, it will introduce five additional flights per week from Dubai to Amsterdam. These additional flights...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol files for injunction against security staff strike actions, and looses

Schiphol has filed for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the 15- and 20-minute work stoppages by security officers announced by FNV and CNV until...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol runway 18R-36L, better known as Polderbaan, is back in use

On Monday morning, 23 July, runway 18R-36L, known in Dutch as the Polderbaan, was back in use. The runway was out of commission last...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Traffic and transport figures for June 2018: +3.8%

In June of this year, 6.4 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol, representing an increase of 3.8% relative to last year. Whereas...

220,000 passengers a day at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol during summer holiday period

Holiday measures and tips for thorough preparation On average 220,000 people travel from, to or through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol each day during the summer holiday...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for May 2018: 3% more passengers

In May of this year 6.4 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol. This is an increase of +3% compared with last year....