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Oct 19 '15 14:09

A 27-year-old officer for the Koninklijke Marechaussee, the Royal Military Police, was arrested late last month on suspicion of leaking sensitive information about investigations to crime groups.

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Oct 13 '15 12:52

A Boeing 777 was shot down by a missile over east Ukraine on July 17, 2014, the Dutch Safety Board announced in their final report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. "Flight MH17 crashed as a result of the detonation of a warhead outside the airplane," tearing off the front portion of the aircraft, the Board concluded.

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Oct 9 '15 14:01

Schiphol airport this morning played host to the unique and historic landing of Finnair’s newest addition to their fleet, the Airbus A350, safely setting down with its 292 passengers. The airline has introduced the new A350 in its hopes to raise the bar in passenger comfort and environmental performance.

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Oct 8 '15 12:03

A strike planned rail strike in Belgium will impact international trains departing from or arriving in the Netherlands. The strike is scheduled to run from 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, until 10 p.m. on Friday, October 9.

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Sep 29 '15 14:50

The first mortal remains and personal belongings of the victims of flight MH17 found after May 1 are to be brought over to the Netherlands from the Ukraine. A Dutch team comprising of military, police and foreign affairs personnel will also collect wreckage that is to be returned.

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Sep 21 '15 22:26

The M gates in the Departures 3 terminal at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam was evacuated Monday night amid reports of a passenger who made it past a security checkpoint, but was later determined to be suspicious because of her mobile phone case with a photo of a gun on it. All passengers were ordered re-screened at about 9:30 p.m. by the Koninklijke Marechaussee, the branch of the military that provides policing at Dutch airports.

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Sep 17 '15 08:30

Ryanair Airlines will be flying out of Schiphol as of next month. The airline plans to become KLM’s top competitor in that region.

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Sep 16 '15 14:35

Schiphol, KLM, TU Delft, NS and Port of Amsterdam have joined forces in creating an innovation fund aimed at startup companies. The fund helps entrepreneurs accelerate their business by a combination of funding, expertise and global networking.

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Sep 7 '15 16:16

The Amstelveen D66 wants the mayor and aldermen to investigate the possibility of housing refugees in the numerous empty office buildings in the area. The party also wants to remove obstacles standing in the way of private initiatives to do so.

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Sep 1 '15 08:52

Budget airline Ryanair will be opening a base at Schiphol airport this winter. The airline's initial plan is for about 10 flights per day.

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Aug 31 '15 13:54

Arkefly will not be allowed to make flights between Eindhoven and Aruba and Curacao. The government wants flights with increased risk of drug smuggling to only go through airports with adequate control facilities. At this stage only Schiphol Airport has ample facilities for such flights.

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Aug 14 '15 14:46

The Dutch Safety Board has launched an investigation into an incident at Schiphol airport that involved two passenger aircraft nearly hitting each other.

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Aug 14 '15 13:42

International students arriving in Amsterdam for the start of the new semester, will be welcomed by a special help desk the University of Amsterdam has set up at Schiphol airport, the university announced.

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Aug 14 '15 12:18

ProRail CEO Pier Eringa wants to investigate whether it is possible to have trains continue their routes after a fire due to a burning smell. According to him, a burning smell should not be enough to close down the Schiphol tunnel.

Aug 13 '15 15:48

With electric buses and taxis, an energy neutral bus station and even upsycled carpets, Schiphol Airport is steadily becoming more and more sustainable.

Duurzaam Berdrijfsleven - Sustainable Business Life in English - has made a list of all of the airport's sustainability efforts.

Aug 13 '15 13:21

Thursday morning's disruption to train traffic around Schiphol was the last straw for commuters association Rover. The association has had enough of the train failures that has been plaguing the airport.

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Jul 27 '15 09:12

On Saturday the Netherlands was hit by the largest summer storm since the weather measurements started in 1901. One person died after a tree fell on his car and several other people were wounded. The storm resulted in closed highways, dozens of delayed flights, delays in public transport and a significant amount of damage.

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Jul 22 '15 12:50

The Koninklijke Marechaussee arrested a 29 year old man on Schiphol on suspicion of sending threatening and extorting emails in which he threatened to set off explosives at several locations in the Netherlands in the name of terrorist organization Islamic State

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Jul 21 '15 14:51

The Koninklijke Marechaussee, Royal Military Police, arrested a 43 year old man on Schiphol Airport for an outstanding fine of nearly 158 thousand euros

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Jul 20 '15 13:29

A Transavia pilot was assaulted by two passengers last week after a flight from Amsterdam to Barcelona. The two passengers - a man and a woman - were arrested by authorities in Barcelona

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Jul 17 '15 14:38

The MH17 memorial in Nieuwegein started at 2:00 p.m. About 1,300 relatives and friends of the victims have gathered at the convention center to commemorate the disaster, which happened one year ago today.

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Jul 17 '15 08:51

Today exactly a year a go Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed down on eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers aboard. The people of the Ukraine will be memorializing the victims today.

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Jul 13 '15 11:10

A 22 year old Bulgarian man was arrested on Sunday for flying a drone close to a Schiphol runway. The man lost control of the drone and it crashed on the runway.

Jul 10 '15 15:33

The Cabinet has decided to permanently enforce the stricter and longer nighttime regime at Schiphol airport after a successful trial period,

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