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Schiphol
Jul 17 '17 11:10

A 35-year-old man from Haarlem was arrested by the Koninklijke Marechaussee for flying a drone at Schiphol Airport. Flying drones near the airport is forbidden, as it can put air traffic in danger, ANP reports.

With the increasing use of drones, the rules of where they can and cannot be used also increased. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment p showing the areas where drone flying is banned.

Dansk_landgås
Jun 2 '16 13:20

Hunters will soon be allowed to hunt geese in a ten kilometer radius around Schiphol in an once-off event. This is necessary because the animals pose a threat to air traffic and a court banned the large-scale gassing of these birds

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Apr 13 '16 07:42

A man was arrested on Schiphol airport's bus platform on Tuesday night in the midst of a suspicious situation. The platform was closed for several hours as the Marechaussee, the military policing force responsible for security at the airport, investigated.

Schipol_airport
Apr 4 '16 07:50

A drone was seen flying within meters of three landing planes at Schiphol airport on Friday. The CDA is demanding stricter rules regarding drone use and a public campaign to explain to people what is allowed and what isn't.

Mar 4 '16 13:40

Brand new airport director Ron Louwerse wants to increase Rotterdam The Hague Airport's number of charter flights and destinations significantly. The airport is also in the midst of negotiations with Hungarian budget airline WizzAir

May 11 '15 18:11

Hilton Hotel at Schiphol may open earlier than originally expected, says the hotel management. Previously, the hotel announced its opening as "early fourth quarter", but now Hilton says it will open the doors of the hotel in the first week of September, according to Misset Horeca.

RotterdamSchipholFog
Jan 19 '15 14:02

Unexpected fog has caused delays at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam throughout Monday. The airport issued an advisory telling passengers to pay attention to their website and app, or to contact their airlines for the latest information.

KDC-10
Dec 3 '14 23:40

Alarms were sounded earlier today at Eindhoven Air Base when KDC-10 reportedly suffered an engine failure while conducting a training flight.

Oct 14 '14 11:48

Schiphol as made a start with the new central security controls, which will replace the check at the gate completely in 2015.

Schiphol Airport
Sep 8 '14 07:23

The arrival of a freighter plane at Schiphol airport on Sunday afternoon caused alarm bells to ring as it was thought that there might be an Ebola patient on board. One of the crew members suddenly became ill underway.

Schiphol Airport
Aug 29 '14 11:26

Schiphol airport reports a healthy growth in the number of passengers traveling through the airport. In the first half of this year, there was a four percent growth compared to the same period last year, with 25.7 million people coming through the airport.

Aug 13 '14 09:44

Schiphol is investing €500 million in a new airport terminal and runway to be opened in 2018, construction magazine Cobouw announces. The airport is also hoping to become one of the most sustainable airports in the world, De Telegraaf reports.

Schiphol
Aug 4 '14 11:48

The flowers, plush toys and other items left at Schiphol airport in memory of the victims lost in the fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been moved. Florists and Schiphol staff worked on the move Sunday evening.

Jul 28 '14 11:35

Passengers flying out through Schiphol have been advised to check for delays with their airline, as the heavy weather throughout the country is affecting flights, and causing delays of up to two hours.

Schiphol
Jul 25 '14 14:34

The Netherlands' main airport, Schiphol, will get a permanent memorial to remember the 298 people killed in the tragic plane crash in eastern Ukraine last week.

Jul 25 '14 09:20

Roughly 190,000 passengers will travel through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Friday, making it the busiest travel day of the year. The total number of people arriving and departing from Schiphol is up by 10,000 over last year’s busiest day.

King and Queen
Jul 24 '14 11:21

More than two million people saw the ceremony around the arrival of the first victims of flight MH17 that took place on airport Eindhoven yesterday, during the National Day of Mourning. In attendance were King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima as well as Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

Apr 18 '14 13:54

On Thursday night, a shuttle bus from Schiphol drove into the water, injuring five people, a spokesperson for the royal military police reports.

Richard Reid Shoe Bomb
Feb 21 '14 06:55

Schiphol is one of the airports that has received warnings about 'shoe bombs' to flights heading for America.

Feb 13 '14 10:32

African harbors will receive Dutch container scanners in a bid to fight the illegal trade of ivory.

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Jan 15 '14 14:42

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport lived up to its illustrious reputation Tuesday, when a KLM aircraft damaged at least 17 vehicles parked alongside the beachside runway. KLM flight 785 was on its way from Amsterdam, and was a fully booked, according to a spokesman for the airline.

Nov 29 '13 12:41

Dutch airline KLM is planning to transfer all inter-European flights to its KLM Cityhopper subsidiary within next five years, according to Nos television.

Oct 24 '13 12:52

Dutch air traffic controllers threaten to quit jobs and leave the country if government reduces their pay in 2017.

Jul 26 '13 05:56

Friday will be the busiest day of the year at Schiphol. Around 178,000 travelers are expected to be at the airport. Many Dutch people go on holiday this weekend, but a lot of people also return from their holiday destination.

For Friday, Saturday and Sunday Schiphol expects a total of  half a million passengers departing, arriving or transiting. The number of passengers on the busiest day is slightly higher than last year, when the counter stood at 177,000. In the months of July, August and September, the airport handled over 15 million people in 2012.

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