Winter timetable at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to start on Sunday


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s winter timetable is set to come into effect on Sunday 31 October, heralding new destinations in Schiphol’s network and new routes for airlines established at or new to the airport this winter.

The addition of four new destinations, eleven new routes and two new airlines means that this winter, 71 different airlines will be providing a direct connection from Schiphol to 256 passengers destinations worldwide.

The four new destinations for Amsterdam this winter are Bridgetown (KLM), Port of Spain (KLM), Cluj-Napoca (Blue Air) and Skellefteå (Transavia). There are also eleven new routes. These pertain to destinations that are already part of Schiphol’s network, but they will be new routes for the airlines offering them. KLM is commencing flights to Cancún and Mombasa. Marrakesh, Sharmh el-Sheikh and Innsbruck are new destinations for easyJet, Vueling will be commencing flights to Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Prague, American Airlines is to fly to Dallas/Fort Worth and Jet2.com has added Birmingham as a new destination this winter. In addition, PLAY (Reykjavik) and Kuwait Airways (Kuwait City) are new airlines this winter.

Quieter, cleaner, more economical planes
More airlines will also be using quieter, cleaner, more economical types of plane on routes to and from Schiphol this winter. An overview of fleet changes is presented below.

Embraer E2                  KLM and Swiss International Air Lines
Boeing 737 MAX          Blue Air, LOT Polish Airlines and Royal Air Maroc
Airbus A350-900           Delta Air Lines and Qatar Airways
Airbus A330-900           Delta Air Lines
Airbus A320neo            British Airways, Egyptair, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, TAP Air Portugal
A220                             Swiss International Air Lines