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Dutch Government to Reduce Capacity at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Dutch Government to Reduce Capacity at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

The Dutch government said Friday it will cut the maximum number of flights allowed each year at Schiphol Airport, in an attempt to reduce noise and air pollution. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has an extensive international

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Schiphol Invests in Vehicles to Taxi Aircraft Sustainably

Schiphol Invests in Vehicles to Taxi Aircraft Sustainably

Schiphol is going to buy two TaxiBots, special towing vehicles that enable aircraft to taxi sustainably. Schiphol is Europe’s first airport to start using TaxiBots. The investment is part of Schiphol's plan to speed up

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Valentine’s Day Bouquet? Nearly 4,000 Tonnes of Flowers Will Arrive at Schiphol

Valentine’s Day Bouquet? Nearly 4,000 Tonnes of Flowers Will Arrive at Schiphol

During the pre-Valentine's Day period, Schiphol will handle almost 4,000 tonnes of flowers, including the ever-popular roses. This represents an increase compared to the same period over the past four years. The increase can be

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First Self-Service Shop Opens at Schiphol Plaza

First Self-Service Shop Opens at Schiphol Plaza

Today, the first self-service shop is opening at Schiphol Plaza. It’s called Gate 24/7 and it contains ten vending machines, each with a different range of products. The product range comes from eight retailers already

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Schiphol to Improve Local Air Quality

Schiphol to Improve Local Air Quality

Schiphol, together with other parties in the Dutch aviation sector, is investigating extra measures to further reduce the levels of ultrafine particles at the airport and therefore improve local air quality. Research carried out by

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Schiphol Airport Employs Pigs for Aircraft Safety

Schiphol Airport Employs Pigs for Aircraft Safety

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hired pigs to scare away birds that fly too close to the runways, interfering with the takeoff and landing of aircraft. Schiphol Airport is located near agricultural fields. Because of this, many

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Schiphol Reopens Privium ClubLounge West After Renovation

Schiphol Reopens Privium ClubLounge West After Renovation

Today Schiphol is reopening the Privium ClubLounge West. The renovated Privium ClubLounge West – previously known as Privium Airside Lounge – is now larger than what it was before. The Lounge is an addition to

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Schiphol Launches New-Style Internship

Schiphol Launches New-Style Internship

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is launching a brand-new project that will give up to twenty vocational students the opportunity to complete an alternative internship despite the current COVID-19 crisis. Under the banner of the House of

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Schiphol Installed New Baggage Drop-off Point

Schiphol Installed New Baggage Drop-off Point

Schiphol has installed 20 new baggage drop-off points in departure hall 1, allowing travellers to check themselves in and drop their baggage off contactless. These new drop-off points in departure hall 1 mean an increased

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Schiphol Offers Contactless Ordering Service

Schiphol Offers Contactless Ordering Service

Order your coffee or meal at Schiphol in advance with a new contactless ordering service. In collaboration with HMSHost International, Schiphol has started a pilot that makes it possible for passengers to order food and

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Has New UV-C Light Disinfection Locations

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Has New UV-C Light Disinfection Locations

In addition to the existing coronavirus measures, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has three new disinfection locations, at which passengers may also disinfect their personal belongings such as their phone, passport and keys using UV-C light. Passengers

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Schiphol to Carry Out Runway Maintenance

Schiphol to Carry Out Runway Maintenance

Over the coming month, Schiphol will be carrying out maintenance works on the Polderbaan Runway and Kaagbaan Runway. The annual routine maintenance will be carried out on both runways in the space of one week.

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Schiphol Launches Service for Transfer Passengers

Schiphol Launches Service for Transfer Passengers

Schiphol is now offering a new service for transfer travellers with a short connection time to get through the queues faster. New self-service units have been installed at two piers where many connecting passengers arrive.

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Existing and Additional Measures at Schiphol

Existing and Additional Measures at Schiphol

The Dutch Government today announced the complete overview of measures taken by airports and airlines, in the event of a further increase in air traffic. Various airlines are expanding their scheduled flights to and from Amsterdam Airport

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The Role of Hyperloop in Schiphol

The Role of Hyperloop in Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will expand its involvement in hyperloop by continuing the partnership with Dutch hyperloop company Hardt Hyperloop, that was first announced in 2018. Since then, the parties have conducted a joint study, that shows hyperloop can