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Jun 24 '14 09:06

The aviation sector is voicing resistance against the plans to expand Lelystad's airport to accommodate budget and holiday traffic. KLM's top is also openly against the ideas for this regional airport.

Train tracks
Jun 17 '14 14:47

State Secretary Wilma Mansveld of Infrastructure and Environment has announced that €1.1 billion will be made available for improve train transport. After discussions with regional governors, it has been decided that certain aspects of train travel have to be made to a higher standard.

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee
Jun 12 '14 08:24

A member of the National Police Internal Investigations Department (Rijksrecherche) has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs via Schiphol airport. Six others were also arrested after an investigation by a team of National Military Police, FIOD and Rijksrecherche.

KLM_Embraer_190_in_Trondheim
Jun 5 '14 16:38

Workers at Schiphol airport made a grisly discovery Thursday when they found a body near the landing gear of a KLM Cityhopper airplane. The flight landed in Amsterdam around 10 a.m. without incident after departing from Trondheim, Norway.

Jun 1 '14 06:30

The highly-anticipated Boeing 787 Dreamliner is set to join the Arke airline fleet next week. The plane will arrive for the first time on Dutch soil on Thursday, with Arke becoming the first Dutch operator to make use of the jumbo jet.

KLM
May 14 '14 13:15

A KLM passenger aircraft made an emergency landing at Norwich Airport, England on Tuesday, after the pilot noticed fumes in the cockpit and an electrical fault, BBC News reports.

Niger Delta
May 12 '14 13:55

The three Dutch nationals who were released by their Nigerian kidnappers on saturday landed safely at Schiphol this morning. Only one of the returnees was seen at the exit, the other two left the airport via another exit, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
May 2 '14 09:11

NS-cleaners will be going to the NS headquarters in Utrecht in their thousands to thank the company for agreeing to mediate the collective labor agreement conflict about better working conditions.

Football stadium
Apr 29 '14 10:56

Wilson Raj Perumal from Singapore, one of the world's most notorious match-fixers, has been in the Netherlands twice. While here, he sought contact with a footballer from the premier league, the Telegraaf reports.

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.

Lelystad Airport
Apr 8 '14 08:40

Schiphol is putting €90 million into an entirely new airport in Lelystad, which will serve to help lessen the congestion at the main airport.

World Forum
Mar 24 '14 10:42

Strict security measures are in place to make sure that the delegates and other attendees for the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday are able to travel safely.

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee
Mar 21 '14 13:01

Last year, the Royal Military Police encountered a hefty rise in cases of human trafficking and smuggling, busting 175 cases of person smuggling in 2013, a 25 percent increase from the year before, the NOS reports.

Schiphol Cargo
Mar 18 '14 10:01

Employees at the cargo department of Schiphol are going on strike. Their employer, Aviapartner Cargo (APC) wanted to impose a lawsuit prohibiting the strike, but the judge ruled against it, FNV Bondgenoten announces.

Schiphol Airport
Mar 13 '14 15:50

Customs officers on Schiphol found the remains of a dead monkey in a suitcase of a traveler from Surinam, Thursday. The passenger claimed the monkey was intended for a soup.

Malaysia Airlines
Mar 10 '14 09:03

If the story isn't mysterious enough already, new developments around the false passports of passengers in the missing Malaysia Airlines flight should cause for more intrigue.

Mar 7 '14 16:25

An American co-pilot was arrested at Schiphol this morning for planning to fly off intoxicated.

Mar 6 '14 16:54

Shurendy Q., the alleged drug ring leader, suspected of trafficking cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean to the Netherlands by way of Schiphol, was acquitted of all charges today by the Schiphol court.

Police Van
Feb 28 '14 07:05

The border police apprehended a man on Thursday who has an approximate outstanding fine of €320,000. The arrest was made in cooperation with the Royal Military Police.

Feb 27 '14 04:31

The Royal Military Police (RMP) of the border patrol apprehended a 51-year-old Dutch man Tuesday on Schiphol, when he tried to leave the country for North Africa. Upon checking his passport the RMP discovered he was wanted for acquiring unlawful benefits adding up to more than €279,000. The suspect may be detained up to 540 days if he can't or won't pay his dues.

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 4 '14 19:45

Construction on the railways this summer will surely cause delays for train travelers, but the Dutch Railways, ProRail, and travelers organizations joined forces to minimize the discomfort, stated Minister Melanie Schultz during the question round in Parliament earlier today.

Feb 3 '14 13:50

The crew of an Airbus 321 of Air France reported smoke fumes, Monday morning, only several minutes before initiating the descent. Schiphol sounded the alarm and deployed full force emergency services as a precaution.

Jan 31 '14 04:35

The Royal Military Police from the Police and Security Brigade, arrested a 55-year-old woman and her 27-year-old daughter on Schiphol, Wednesday afternoon, on suspicion of money laundering.

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