Hundreds of KLM travelers were stranded in Sint Maarten for two days while they waited for their flight from Sint Maarten to Curacao and then to Amsterdam.
Three more victims who perished in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster flight were identified this week, one of whom was Dutch. At the request of the relevant embassies, the other two identified victim's nationalities are not being disclosed at this point.
At least 118 arrests have been made in connection with a global investigation aimed at ending the fraudulent purchase of airline tickets. Arrests came via the Global Airport Action, an alliance formed by centers at Europol in The Hague, Interpol in Singapore and Ameripol in Bogota. Several of those arrested were in the Netherlands.
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde talks about his upcoming plans for Schiphol Airport, a 32-km dyke, and new technologies, and the childhood that inspired everything including the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Starry Night bike path.
During rush hour on Wednesday morning, train passenger Mark found a large amount of on a train seat that seemed to have been left behind by another passenger.
In New York Bianca Krijgsman won the Emmy for best actress. Krijgsman was nominated fore her role in the TV move De Nieuwe Wereld, in which she plays a grouchy cleaning lady in the immigration center at Schiphol airport.
The 19 year old Aicha is back in the Netherlands. Earlier this year the girl traveled to the ISIS area in Syria, where she planned to marry a jihadist. Her mother Monique, who also traveled to Syria to rescue her daughter, has also returned.
A KLM plane, which was on its way to Schiphol from Rio de Janeiro, had to turn around last night because there was a crack in a window.
Dutch investigators on the ground in eastern Ukraine have officially begun to salvage the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch Safety Board announced Sunday. The Boeing 777 crashed near Donetsk in mid July on its way to Kuala Lumpur. Nearly 300 people died on the flight that took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
The national memorial held in honour of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was viewed on television by 937,000 people, television ratings agency Kijkonderzoek said Tuesday. The memorial was held Monday afternoon in Amsterdam, and was attended by King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Beatrix.
Items belonging to passengers of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be returned to families in the coming weeks Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg told a television audience. Aalbersberg, head of the Dutch victims repatriation mission, says the first batch of personal affects will be given to Malaysia Airlines by the air crash investigators as early as next week. The airline is to then coordinate with family and friends of the victims.
A team of ten to 15 experts from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) have arrived at the scene of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. The team left Donetsk in the morning accompanied by an armed escort and travel journalists.
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte travelled to Australia Thursday after meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur. He is meeting with Australian PM Tony Abbott. Discussions with both leading politicians are focused on the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which departed Amsterdam en route to Malaysia, but met with catastrophe in the skies over eastern Ukraine. Dutch casualties neared 200 in the July incident, and significant numbers of Malaysians and Australians were also on the flight that left 296 dead.
The following is the full text of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's speech in Malaysia on November 5, 2014.
He is meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, before flying to Australia to sit with Prime Minister Tony Abbott. He will discuss the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which left from Amsterdam on July 17, but exploded in the sky over eastern Ukraine. The meetings will also touch upon international politics and relations, before Mr. Rutte is introduced to Dutch entrepreneurs in both countries, his office states.
The court will rule on November 12th in the case against the man who caused so much havoc on a plane at the end of 2012 that the captain had to make an unplanned landing.
The last commercial flight of the passenger aircraft McDonnell Douglas MD-11 landed at Schiphol on Sunday morning.
Eindhoven Airport is expanding step by step so that the airport will have 25 thousand extra flights by the year 2020.
At Schiphol there is a growing fear of the deadly Ebola disease among pilots, cabin crew and ground staff.
In a press release the City of Amsterdam announced that starting today all taxi services departing from Schiphol Airport will be taken over by taxi organizations BIOS-groep and BBF SchipholTaxi.
On Thursday morning Schiphol CEO Jos Nijhuis praised the "energy and commitment" with which departed colleague Camiel Eurlings of KLM gave substance to his position.
British budget airline EasyJet will offer six new destinations for passengers traveling from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The airline will likely take passengers between Amsterdam and 25 different locations when they open up their new base at Schiphol next spring.
Schiphol as made a start with the new central security controls, which will replace the check at the gate completely in 2015.
34 cars were seized and nearly 30 thousand euro cashed in during a collaboration between customs, the FOID and the tax authorities.
One month after Air France-KLM announced its intention to invest one billion euros into its budget subsidiary Transavia, French Secretary of State for Transport Alain Vidalies has announced the project's cancellation. The withdrawal comes in response to a sustained ten-day strike by Air France pilots, which stranded thousands of passengers as the airline suffered flight delays and cancellations.