Newsroom Schiphol (news)
2017
18
September
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has chosen the design of the consortium KL AIR for their new terminal. The  consortium represents KAAN Architecten in collaboration with ABT, Estudio Lamela and Ineco. The new terminal will open in 2023 and will allow 14 mi...
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13
September
2017
Traffic and transport figures for August 2017 Many holidaymakers flew back home in August, and this is the busiest month of the year in terms of arriving passengers. Last month saw upwards of 6.8 million passengers travelling to, from or via Schipho...
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12
September
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has chosen the design of KAAN Architecten for their new terminal. The new terminal will open in 2023 and will allow 14 million more passengers to travel through Schiphol annually. The new terminal is an expansion of Schipho...
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07
September
2017
Today Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens its renovated Holland Boulevard. The public area between Departure Lounges 2 and 3 has been developed to meet the needs of passengers wishing to step out of the travel process for a while. Amsterdam Airport Schi...
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04
September
2017
Fixed and extended opening times will apply to the special 'small bags only' security lanes at Schiphol's security checkpoints. The evaluation over the summer holiday has shown that these lanes enable passengers to go through the security checkpoints...
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25
August
2017
Interim Results 2017 Royal Schiphol Group Today, 25 August 2017, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its interim figures. Over the first half year of 2017, the net result is 2.9% lower than in the same period in 2016, amounting to 117 million euros (H...
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16
August
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has announced its new parking products. As car park P2 will no longer exist, the airport has been looking for alternatives to ensure that everyone still has access to good parking facilities. Schiphol needs more room to ...
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16
August
2017
July is the peak departure month during the summer holiday period. Last month there were of 6.7 million passengers travelling to, from or via Schiphol, making it the busiest month ever in the airport's history. This is an increase of 5.6% relative to...
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15
August
2017
Eneco will provide Royal Schiphol Group with 200 GWh of green energy every year for 15 years. All of this sustainable power will be produced by Dutch wind farms. Both parties are exploring other options to increase their sustainability. ...
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05
August
2017
Today the aviation industry joined the flotilla in the Amsterdam canals. The Canal Parade is a colourful and festive event packing a serious message: everyone can be themselves. ...
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28
July
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has engaged Mace, Arcadis, Royal HaskoningDHV and AECOM DVP for the management of the construction of the new pier and terminal. The new pier and terminal will create capacity for a further 14 million passengers a year. ...
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26
July
2017
This week, five international design teams presented their designs for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's new terminal, which will open in 2023. The jury will announce the winning design early September, once all the formal procedures are completed. In ...
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13
July
2017
In June, 7.1% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in June 2016. As a result, the number of passengers in June reached 6.1 million. This figure was the result of 3.8% more movements, larger aircraft (three extra ...
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30
June
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the Best Airport Europe prize at last night’s 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. The annual event, organised by Asia Cargo News, honours outstanding leadership across the entire supply chain...
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29
June
2017
Huge numbers of Dutch people head off on holiday in July and August. Anyone who passes through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol over the next few months will certainly notice the crowds. On average, around 200,000 people pass through the airport every day....
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29
June
2017
During the Future Travel Experience Europe Innovation Awards, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the prize for most innovative airport in Europe. The organisation in Dublin praised Schiphol for its ongoing development and application of the latest techni...
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28
June
2017
This summer, passengers with no baggage or with only a small bag may take advantage of streamlined passage through the security checks. ‘Small bags’ refers to laptop bags, backpacks and small handbags. These days, due to costs and convenience, an inc...
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16
June
2017
Over the past year, 75 people with an occupational disability have been given a job or work placement thanks to Aviation Inclusive. The Aviation Inclusive initiative was launched by Schiphol Group in June 2016, in collaboration with KLM and Schiphol ...
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16
June
2017
Royal Schiphol Group has partnered with Closing the Loop to extend the life cycle of used mobile phones and remove defective phones from landfills in developing countries. Initially, the joint effort will involve nearly 2,000 phones. 'We are aimin...
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16
June
2017
In May 8.1% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in May 2016. The number of passengers in May thus came to more than 6.2 million. Growth was further stimulated by the fact that the weekend following Ascension Thu...
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13
June
2017
With no fewer than 4861 direct flights every week, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers the greatest direct connectivity of all European airports. This is stated in the Connectivity Report 2017 of the ACI, the umbrella organisation serving the interests...
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12
May
2017
April saw 5.8 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This was 11.3% more than in April 2016.One of the reasons for this growth was that Easter weekend was in April this year, while last year it was in March. May hol...
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03
May
2017
Royal Schiphol Group is increasing the number of additional security staff. Schiphol is taking this measure following an assessment of the May holiday in order to reduce waiting times at the security checkpoints for passengers, and to more effectivel...
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14
April
2017
In March 8.9% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in March 2016. The number of passengers in March thus came to almost 5.2 million. This growth partly stems from the larger aircraft which are serving Schiphol, w...
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13
April
2017
The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current projections, there wi...
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12
April
2017
On Thursday 13 April Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is opening a new car rental centre at Schiphol Plaza. All car rental companies that operate at Schiphol now have their service desks here, where travellers can collect their rental contracts, make reser...
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10
April
2017
Today, the much-sought-after Schiphol Aviation Awards were presented by Chief Operations Officer Birgit Otto and Chief Commercial Officer André van den Berg. Three business partners were nominated in each category. The winners were presented with ...
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06
April
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomes the Dutch Safety Board's report. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a safe airport and is in compliance with all nationally and internationally regulated security levels. The recommendations provided by the Safety Board...
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03
April
2017
Outgoing State Secretary Sharon Dijksma (Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment), together with Jos Nijhuis, President & CEO of the Royal Schiphol Group, has opened the Temporary Departure Hall at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The hall – which ...
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23
March
2017
Schiphol is ready for summer! Planning a city trip to Porto or a business conference in Graz? These and almost 200 other destinations are just a short flight from Amsterdam. Or want to get away to a different continent? With more than 100 direct conn...
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