Newsroom Schiphol (news)

2018
17
October
2018
British business travellers have again voted Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as ‘Best European Airport’. ...
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12
October
2018
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 compared with the same period last year. As a result of an increase in average aircra...
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08
October
2018
Royal Schiphol Group is teaming up with mobile operators KPN, T-Mobile and VodafoneZiggo to develop a new, future-proof indoor mobile network at the airport, in order to further improve the mobile user experience for both passengers and staff. The ne...
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03
October
2018
Today, the Dutch airline industry presented Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Water Management with a plan of action to make aviation more sustainable. Twenty transport organisations and knowledge institutions have joined forces to acc...
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28
September
2018
Together with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Vermaat Groep and Burger King Foodgroup, Thuisbezorgd.nl is launching a delivery service for companies established in Schiphol-North, Schiphol-South and in the Central Business District. From now on, staff fr...
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28
September
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is improving supervision of its infrastructure on the basis of recommendations made by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO). TNO investigated the causes of problems at Schiphol after a voltage ...
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28
September
2018
From 2019 onwards Schiphol will be using new communication channels to provide even better assistance to passengers in the terminal who have queries or problems. The fundamental principle is that information should be available through the passenger’...
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21
September
2018
Never before has the airport had so much love in the air as it did on 7 September 2018. On that sunny Friday, Jocelyne and Pieter said their 'I dos' at the airport in a ceremony organised by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in cooperation with KLM. ...
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19
September
2018
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 of passengers grew by 0.7% compared with August 2017. Average aircraft size increased from 169.7 to 173.2 sea...
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19
September
2018
Regular maintenance work will be carried out at Runway 04-22 (oostbaan) and the adjacent taxiways from Saturday 22 September up to and including Sunday 30 September. Runway 04-22, normally used mainly by general business aviation, will be taken out o...
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06
September
2018
Good news for those traveling between Amsterdam city and Schiphol: car2go is expanding its carsharing service to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol by opening dedicated parking spots for electric cars of car2go. The new parking spots at the airport enable ca...
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06
September
2018
Minor repairs will be carried out on Runway 18R-36L (Aalsmeerbaan) from Monday morning 10 September through Monday morning 17 September. This will involve removing rubber from the runway surface, repairing asphalt and concrete and cleaning the runway...
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03
September
2018
Today, 3 September 2018, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its interim figures. The total number of passengers at Royal Schiphol Group grew by 5.8% to 37.8 million passengers (HY 2017: 35.7 million). The number of passengers at Amsterdam Airport Schipho...
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30
August
2018
Dutch construction firms will be able to carry out assignments at Schiphol with a total estimated value of 2.5 to 3.5 billion euros over a period of no more than nine years. The assignments will centre on maintaining and investing in existing infrast...
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20
August
2018
Kees Boef (52) will become the new director of Corporate Affairs of Royal Schiphol Group as of 1 October 2018. He currently serves as Corporate Communications Director at Achmea (since 2015). He also worked at Schiphol earlier in his career. Kees ...
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16
August
2018
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 of air transport movements decreased by 2.0% relative to a year ago. Average aircraft size has increased...
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15
August
2018
17.00 Update Air Traffic Control: Air traffic is back to normal.   We expect delays for the rest of the day. We advise passengers to check Schiphol.com, our app or their airline for current flight information.   14.20, update Air Traff...
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03
August
2018
The preliminary relief court has partially ruled in favour of FNV and CNV to permit a maximum of 5 work stoppages not exceeding 15 minutes per 24-hour period, but it has prohibited strike actions in excess of 15 minutes as well as work stoppages duri...
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01
August
2018
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 30 September of this year. In this exceptionally busy period at the airport, these strike actions may...
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23
July
2018
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 week to allow necessary maintenance work to be carried out on one of its taxiways. Runway 18R-36L is often used be...
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17
July
2018
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 normally June is quieter than May, which is a busy holiday period, this year passenger numbers in June were as...
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16
July
2018
In March 2017 the PostNL Baggage Service was introduced for passengers from Schiphol. Since this week, the existing self-service baggage drop-off technology used at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is also used for this baggage service. The technology from...
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05
July
2018
On average 220,000 people travel from, to or through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol each day during the summer holiday period (7 July to 2 September). That’s 12.7 million passengers in total, a 2.4% increase on the summer holiday period in 2017. The busi...
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03
July
2018
Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen and the aviation sector have concluded an agreement to further improve safety at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The core of the ‘Schiphol Safety Improvement’ management system at the...
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26
June
2018
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. May was, as it traditionally is, a busy holiday month, although the peak for departures was partly in April. The number o...
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25
June
2018
As of 1 October, Job Verkerke (42) will be the new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of Royal Schiphol Group. As such, Verkerk will be responsible for the procurement of the airport business. Currently employed by Philips, he will be succeeding Marc Un...
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20
June
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol received the 2018 Eco-Innovation Award. This prize is awarded every year by the Airport Council International Europe (ACI) to a European airport with excellent and innovative performance on sustainability. According to t...
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20
June
2018
Starting now, passengers at Schiphol can exchange their leftover euros for Bitcoin or Ethereum at a ‘Bitcoin ATM’. The ATM is a trial and Schiphol is the first European airport to offer this service. “Schiphol is constantly looking for ways to inn...
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19
June
2018
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has slid from first to second place in the rankings of European airports with the best direct connectivity, while Frankfurt Airport has assumed the top position. Schiphol has meanwhile been named the world’s second-best-hub...
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ACI
28
May
2018
Passengers arriving at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's Pier E in the next few years will be greeted with a stunning sight: a presentation of 12 Delftware vases from the gardens of Paleis Het Loo, arranged by well-known Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer. This...
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