schiphol

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May 13 '15 16:05

Customs officers at Schiphol airport confiscated more than 5,500 counterfeit football uniforms of Spanish clubs FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico in two cargo shipments.

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.

May 11 '15 11:04

A co-pilot who was under the influence of alcohol was arrested at Schiphol airport on Sunday morning.

May 7 '15 14:32

The United States wants travelers bound for America to be checked and verified at Schiphol airport. The Dutch government has received an official request from the United States to set up a so-called preclearance facility at the airport.

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May 6 '15 10:34

Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta claims to have obtained a confidential analytical report on the MH17 crash that suggests it was a BUK-M1 missile that shot down the plane. The newspaper believes it is likely a report by official Russian military experts, and will be submitted to Dutch and international experts investigating the crash.

May 6 '15 08:20

Travelers may face long queues at Schiphol this summer because the airport's new security system is still not ready.

May 5 '15 16:25

The bonus of Schiphol boss Jos Nijhuis is too high, according to Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem. The minister suggested that the bonus of the Schiphol CEO should be lowered, reports RTL Niews.

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May 2 '15 16:50

A Dutch Hercules C-130 aircraft landed in Eindhoven shortly before 4 p.m. carrying seven coffins with human remains from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine. The military transport plane’s landing marked the official end of the MH17 international recovery effort, 290 days after the tragedy.

Apr 28 '15 17:04

After years of delays, Amsterdam RAI is getting its own hotel and with its 650 rooms, Nhow RAI will win the title of largest hotel in the Netherlands. The design of the building was chosen from eleven candidates and is designed by Rem Koolhaas from well-known Rotterdam architecture firm OMA.

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Apr 28 '15 13:05

A KLM flight had to turn around and fly back to Amsterdam due to engine problems on Tuesday morning, the airline announced on Twitter.

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Apr 21 '15 16:22

A large power outage left over 19,000 households without power on Tuesday afternoon in Utrecht province and Noord-Holland, according to electricity grid operator Stedin. The electricity issue means fewer trains will run between Utrecht and Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Baarn and Hilversum the NS said.

Apr 21 '15 09:16

Schiphol Airport has postponed the expansion of a new terminal, De Telegraaf reports based on multiple sources at the airport and airline companies.

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Apr 17 '15 08:03

The Russian radar images of flight MH17 do not show a fighter jet. That is the conclusion of four experts in the field of radar and air traffic control, NOS reports. Shortly after the disaster Moscow suggested that MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian SU-25, based on radar images.

Apr 15 '15 07:58

It is no longer necessary for taxi drivers to get a special taxi permit for picking up passengers at Schiphol airport, according to a ruling by the Amsterdam court on Tuesday, NOS reports.

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Apr 14 '15 17:59

Roughly 300 different people contacted the public prosecutor's office claiming to have information about the perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last year. The flight, which left Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur, was presumably brought down by a Russian made surface-to-air BUK missile, leading the prosecutor's office to appeal to the public in multiple languages for witness testimony.

Apr 14 '15 09:36

A chronic shortage of security guards at Schiphol is likely to lead to long lines at the airport during the coming holiday peak season. According to De Telegraaf, the work load is so high that there are also gaps in the security controls.

Apr 13 '15 17:46

Disruption in train services to and from Schiphol airport were eventually cleared up late Monday afternoon. Maintenance was scheduled to end by 5 a.m. just before morning rush hour, but the number of available trains running was significantly reduced.

Apr 13 '15 07:34

There will be a lot fewer trains running between Schiphol and Amsterdam Zuid/Lelylaan this morning. This is due to maintenance on the tracks around the airport is taking longer than expected.

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Apr 11 '15 13:00

Investigators and salvage crews are returning to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site again next week in Eastern Ukraine to ensure the recovery of the last human remains, personal belongings of the victims and fragments of the plane, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher announced on Friday. For the first time, the team can access the northwest area of the crash site where they could not work until now for safety reasons caused by the ongoing battle between the Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist forces, Asscher said after the cabinet meeting.

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Apr 8 '15 11:04

KLM will offer passengers a free-of-charge bus service from Nijmegen, Arnhem and surroundings to Schiphol airport starting May 1, the airline announced Tuesday.

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Apr 7 '15 08:56

There were no trains traveling between Schiphol and Amsterdam Zuid, Hoofdorp and Lelylaan for a short time this morning because of a fire alarm in the Schiphol tunnel.

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Apr 1 '15 08:32

The emergency services network P2000 received a total of 1,327 reports about the storm and storm damage by 11:00 p.m. Tuesday night, the Volkskrant reports. The most reports came from the Rotterdam Rijnmond region, followed by Noord- and Oost Gelderland.

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Mar 31 '15 13:15

About 80 flights have been cancelled at Schiphol airport this morning due to the weather conditions. Flights have also been delayed by about an hour, Reformatorisch Dagblad reports.

Mar 31 '15 08:26

A record number of more than 60 million passengers caught a flight at a Dutch airport last year, an increase of almost 5 percent compared to 2013. Most of these passengers traveled through Schiphol. This is according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today.

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