Newsroom Schiphol (news)

2019
15
July
2019
Following the opening of De Verspillingsfabriek in February this year, Schiphol Plaza is now hosting three new catering concepts that focus on healthy and conscious diets. The new businesses opening is a response to the growing demand for healthy 'to...
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02
July
2019
There was a mechanical failure in Schiphol’s baggage system on Saturday morning, which was resolved on the same day. Unfortunately, this situation had a snowball effect on our baggage processes and many bags were subsequently left at the airport on S...
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26
June
2019
The European airports affiliated with Airports Council International (ACI) today adopted a resolution calling upon the aviation industry to work towards emission-free aviation. The European airports themselves have pledged to be emission-free by 2050...
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26
June
2019
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has dropped from second to third place in the ranking of transfer airports with the best connectivity worldwide. This is evident from a report by Airport Council International (ACI). Schiphol had to concede second place to ...
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25
June
2019
Royal Schiphol Group will expand its share in Brisbane Airport (BACH) of which it has been a shareholder since 1997. The interest will be increased by 0.89% to 19.61% The shares will be acquired from one of the other shareholders in BACH. The busi...
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19
June
2019
The Panorama Terrace has been closed since March of this year due to work in and around Departure Hall 1, which is to create more space and comfort for passengers. An essential part of this work is a new route to the Panorama Terrace. As a result of ...
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17
June
2019
In May of this year, 6.4 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. While the number of seats grew on average per air transport movement by 1.9% compared with May last year, to a decline in the load factor (by 1.2%) meant tha...
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13
June
2019
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will use new communication channels to provide passengers in the terminal with even better assistance when they have queries or problems. Passengers have long been able to contact Schiphol 24/7 via phone, email, chat apps, ...
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06
June
2019
Royal Schiphol Group and Delft University of Technology are joining forces to shape the passenger experience and the operational process at the airport. They wish to work together in a creative way to develop new, innovative products and services mor...
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27
May
2019
Interruptions at Schiphol expected on Wednesday 29th May due to industrial action There will be operational disruptions at Schiphol for ground handlers and security staff throughout the day on Wednesday, 29th May. These actions are aimed at drawin...
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27
May
2019
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is set to invest in the construction of Europe's first sustainable kerosene plant. The plant will be constructed by SkyNRG, the global market leader in sustainable fuels for the aviation industry. Based in Delfzijl, the pla...
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24
May
2019
Today Rotterdam The Hague Airport signed a collaboration agreement with a European consortium led by EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH, allowing the consortium to study the production of sustainable kerosene obtained of CO2, water and electricity. The ...
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22
May
2019
International travellers have chosen Schiphol as the airport where you can experience worry-free and enjoyable shopping. The airport has won the Travel Retail Award in the category ‘Best Airport for Customer Service 2019’. This award is based fully o...
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20
May
2019
6.1 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in April this year. The aircraft arriving at Schiphol were larger on average (3 more seats). The lower load factor (-0.8%) resulted in an average increase of 1.4% passengers ...
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17
May
2019
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is partnering with WeChat to provide Chinese passengers with a unique travel and shopping experience using the services that are available via the application. In doing so, the airport is responding to the demands of this g...
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15
May
2019
Following the success of light-as-a-service, Royal Schiphol Group and BIS|Econocom will be partnering to arrange the use of over 3,000 digital information screens according to a similar construction. In the ‘as-a-service’ model, Schiphol will pay for...
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18
April
2019
Schiphol is carrying out construction and renovation work in many areas in order to continue to improve the quality, service and safety of the airport. This work is taking place while the airport remains in operation around the clock as usual. The ca...
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11
April
2019
5.6 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in March this year, representing an increase of 1.3% compared to March 2018. The number of passengers who started or ended their journey at Schiphol increased by 5.0%, while ...
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09
April
2019
Around 2,000 local residents visited the Schiphol Neighbour Days this past weekend. Visitors to the Neighbour Days got an up-close look at runway 18C-36C, where Schiphol is currently carrying out major maintenance work. On the runway, both young and ...
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05
April
2019
Royal Schiphol Group has won the Award Diversiteit in Bedrijf 2019 (2019 Diversity in Business Award) in the major businesses category for its Luchtvaart Inclusief (Inclusive Aviation) initiative. Some 36 employers at the airport are associated with ...
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05
April
2019
Schiphol has signed a declaration against illegal trade in protected fauna and flora in Hong Kong. Over one hundred parties signed the Buckingham Palace declaration, committing to a zero tolerance policy. Schiphol is one of the world’s first airports...
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28
March
2019
The summer schedule will take effect at Schiphol on Sunday, 31 March 2019. Airlines will be offering plenty of direct connectivity at Schiphol this summer, too. This summer, there will be four new destinations and 13 additions to existing routes for ...
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19
March
2019
The expansion of Schiphol’s multi-storey car park at P3 Long-Term Parking was completed yesterday. As a result, the number of covered parking spaces will increase from 2,650 to more than 5,000. Sustainability played an important role in this developm...
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14
March
2019
For the sixth year in a row, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has achieved the highest attainable level in the CO2 benchmark of the Airports Council International (ACI) industry organisation. Schiphol is receiving the certificate for CO2 neutrality as a re...
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14
March
2019
In February this year, some 4.8 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of 2.0% compared to February 2018. The number of passengers who started or ended their journey at Schiphol increased by ...
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08
March
2019
Today, 8 March 2019, Royal Schiphol Group published its 2018 Annual Report, which includes the report of the Management Board and the financial statements. ...
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07
March
2019
The official opening of the renovated Aspire Lounge (26) and all-new Star Alliance Lounge (27) in Lounge 1 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol took place today. The remodelling of the two business class lounges for Schengen passengers was carried out as pa...
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05
March
2019
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will be closing runway 18C-36C for scheduled maintenance between Sunday morning 10 March and Sunday evening 21 April. During this maintenance work, runway 18C-36C will be closed to air traffic and aircraft will need to take...
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27
February
2019
Generous passengers and Schiphol workers raised at least €250,000 in 2018 to improve health in Africa. This amount will enable Amref Flying Doctors to train 1,100 local health care providers in Africa, thereby ensuring the provision of good-quality h...
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21
February
2019
As from today, soups made by De Verspillingsfabriek will also be available at Schiphol Plaza. Soup & Bakery by De Verspillingsfabriek is a joint initiative of HMSHost International, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and De Verspillingsfabriek. According to ...
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