Eindhoven Airport

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Jul 11 '17 08:46

Flights to and from Eindhoven Airport were halted for a short time on Monday afternoon after the air traffic control tower had to be evacuated due to a strange smell, AD reports.

Personnel in the tower started suffering from respiratory irritation and noticed a strange smell. The fire department was called in to take measurements. The tower was evacuated as a precaution. 

The fire department found nothing dangerous and the personnel could return to their posts.

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Jul 6 '17 12:00

Ryanair planned to grow with new routes at Eindhoven Airport this fall, but the Dutch government won't give the Irish budget airline additional takeoff and landing slots, according to the airline, ANP reports.

Ryanair is therefore forced to completely scrap three of its planned connections and move three other routes to Germany. And flights from Eindhoven to six other destinations are flown less frequently than originally intended. 

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May 29 '17 10:20

An investigation into why a new parking garage at Eindhoven Airport collapsed on Saturday could take months, according to Eindhovens Dagblad. According to airport director Joost Meijs, the main priority is restoring the traffic flow to the airport. "Airport is accessible, but it is much more complicated." he said to the newspaper on Sunday. He couldn't say anything about the cause of te collapse, calling named causes "pure speculation". 

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Apr 21 '17 18:30

The Brabant faction of political party CDA joined the call for a intercity train station at the . According to the party, the train station would not only improve accessibility to the airport, but also to the larger region around it, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Mar 21 '17 08:20

Last year Dutch airports broke the 70 million mark in passengers transported for the first time, compared to 64.6 million passengers in 2015. Schiphol Airport accounted for the bulk of these passengers, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Tuesday.

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Mar 15 '17 10:34

Many Dutch traveling to and from work will be able to cast their votes in the parliamentary elections en route. A record number of polling stations were set up at train stations, thanks to a joint effort by NS, ProRail and the municipalities. There are also various polling stations at airports, for Dutch traveling abroad, including at Schiphol and Eindhoven Airport.

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Dec 22 '16 09:00

In the third quarter of this year, Schiphol and Eindhoven airport both accommodated a record number of passengers, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released. At Schiphol 18.6 million passengers crossed the floor, an 8 percent increase compared to the same quarter last year. Eindhoven had 1.5 million passengers, a 15 percent increase.

According to Statistics Netherlands, these two Dutch airports have seen an increase in passenger each quarter for the past six years. 

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Nov 22 '16 12:15

Several hundred passengers were evacuated from Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday morning after the discovery of an unattended bag. Dogs trained to sniff out explosives were deployed. The bag contained nothing suspicious and the airport was opened again, AD reports.

The evacuation did lead to delays for football team PSV, who was scheduled to travel to Madrid for a Champons League match against Atletico Madrid. Their plane was scheduled for departure 15 minutes after the evacuation ocurred.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since 15 Nov 2016. Believed to be in Malaga, Spain
Nov 18 '16 11:15

The fathers of are in Spain helping the local authorties look for their daughters. There are now indications that the two 16-year-old girls are no longer in Malaga, but in Marbella, some 60 km away, Omroep Brabant reports based on information from a spokesperson for the famiies.

Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs, missing from Bergen op Zoom since 15 Nov 2016. Believed to be in Malaga, Spain
Nov 18 '16 07:45

Two 16-year-old Dutch girls have been missing since Tuesday. The authorities believe that Femke Lucas and Sam Bruijs from Bergen op Zoom took a bus to Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday and then flew to Malaga in southern Spain. They were last seen there on surveillance camera footage, Omroep Brabant reports.

Why the two girls suddenly decided to go to Spain remains a mystery, for the police and their families. At this stage the police believe that the two aren't in any trouble, but they are taking the matter seriously.

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Sep 9 '16 09:06

A British fugitive was arrested in Amsterdam on Tuesday and handed over to the Koninklijke Marechaussee at Eindhoven airport, who sees him as a suspect in an ongoing drug trafficking investigation. The 27-year-old Brit is wanted for violation of the Opium and Firearms Acts, the police said in a statement.

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Aug 19 '16 13:10

Four people - a married couple from Sittard and a mother and daughter from Schiedam - were arrested at Eindhoven Airport on August 5th on suspicion of drug trafficking, presumably to Denmark, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday.

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Jun 29 '16 13:40

A couple from Etten-Leur was arrested at Eindhoven airport on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of money laundering, the police said in a statement on their website. The 51-year-old man is a "prominent member of outlaw motorcycle gang Satudarah", according to the police.

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May 10 '16 13:35

A 66 year old man from Vlissingen was arrested on Monday after claiming to have a bomb at a security check at Eindhoven airport, the Koninklijke Marechaussee reports on Facebook.

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Mar 22 '16 10:46

"Necessary security measures" are being taken on all Dutch airports following attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning. The Ministerial Committee for Crisis Management is holding an emergency meeting in The Hague on the situation. Prime Minster Mark Rutte as well as Dick Schoof, the national counterterrorism coordinator, will attend the meeting.

Mar 21 '16 09:13

Travelers arriving or departing from Schiphol on Monday can expect delays and cancellations caused by air traffic controllers striking in France

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Mar 2 '16 13:37

Air traffic at Eindhoven Airport was brought to a standstill on Wednesday morning due to an incident on the runway. A business airplane's tire blew out around 8:00 a.m. Air traffic was only restarted around 11:45 a.m.

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Jan 29 '16 13:10

Eindhoven Airport is building a new baggage hall to compensate for the growth anticipated at the airport. In October last year the airport was given the green-light to increase the number of flights to 43 thousand a year.

Jan 5 '16 11:16

A record number of 58.2 million people traveled through Schiphol Airport in 2015, the Schiphol Group announced on Monday. That is a 6 percent increase compared to 2014

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Dec 22 '15 10:06

Dutch travelers are increasingly opting for budget airlines on their travels. More than 33 percent of all passengers going through a Dutch airport last year traveled with a cheap airline like Transavia, Ryanair or Easyjet, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Tuesday.

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Nov 9 '15 13:27

Two Serbian men were arrested at Eindhoven Airport on Tuesday last week in connection with robberies in Germany and Austria respectively, the Public Prosecutor announced on Friday.

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Nov 5 '15 09:54

Eindhoven airport will be closed down between May 30th and June 15th next year for the renovation of the airport's runway. This means that no civil or military aircraft will be able to takeoff or land at the airport during those two weeks, Eindhoven Dagblad reports.

Nov 2 '15 08:05

The dense fog in the Netherlands is on Monday morning is not only affecting motorists, but also the air traffic. A number of airports have cancelled or delayed departing flights throughout the morning. Travelers are advised to check airports' websites or apps before heading to the airports.

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Oct 28 '15 14:20

Eindhoven airport has been given the go-ahead to increase the number of flights taking-off and landing to 43,000 per year. The increase was approved after evaluations showed that the airport kept its agreement to reduce the noise disturbance. The airport is now allowed 15,000 additional movements until 2020.

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