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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol - Articles and news items

Netherlands announce terrorist threat to remain one level from highest

Airport news  •  10 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Saturday played host to a series of inspections from police after receiving “indications” that a terrorist threat might be imminent, officials said.

Examining the use of robotics in airport customer service

Issue 3 2016  •  24 May 2016  •  International Airport Review

In December 2015 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines became the first airline in the world to deploy a socially-aware robot to help passengers navigate their way through the airport. The trial, which took place at Amsterdam Schiphol, raises the question of whether there is a place for robotics in the customer services industry and if airports can benefit from the innovative technology...

Schiphol Airport launches closed pharma chain programme

Airport news  •  21 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has launched a closed pharma chain programme that will offer manufacturers new levels of transparency.

Schiphol Cargo records 5 months of growth

Airport news  •  21 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol finished 2015 with a total throughput of 1,621,097 tonnes of air cargo, marginally down on the all-time Schiphol Cargo record set in 2014.

SPENCER robot to assist passengers at Schiphol Airport

Airport news  •  1 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The EU-funded SPENCER robot has been deployed at Schiphol Airport in a pilot scheme designed to aid passengers through the airport terminal.

Delhi and Schiphol collaborate to promote air cargo trade lane

Airport news  •  24 April 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

An agreement between Delhi Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been signed to collaborate and promote an air cargo trade lane between the two airports.

Schiphol awarded in Air Cargo Excellence Awards

Airport news  •  17 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has been awarded in this year’s Air Cargo Excellence Awards. It has been ranked top major European airport (over 1 million tonnes per annum), in the Air Cargo Excellence Survey.

New taxiway boosts Schiphol freighters’ safety and efficiency

Airport news  •  3 March 2015  •  Pilot Marketing

A new taxiway, linking Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s ‘Kaag’ runway with the airport’s Sierra cargo zone, has halved live runway crossings for the many freighter aircraft that visit Schiphol every week...

Schiphol cargo tonnage grows 8.8% in first half

Airport news  •  15 July 2014  •  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Air Cargo tonnages through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol continued to build throughout the second quarter of 2014, leading to overall growth of 8.84% in the year to date...

Schiphol wins Best Airport Europe in AFSCA Awards

Airport news  •  18 June 2014  •  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has re-entered the winners’ enclosure at this year’s Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards...

Schiphol cargo up 7.3% in Q1

Airport news  •  25 April 2014  •  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Cargo tonnages through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol showed consistent growth throughout the first quarter of 2014, ending with a total of 392,990 tonnes, representing an increase of 7.3% on the same period of 2013...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol cargo tonnage up 3.2% in 2013

Airport news  •  17 January 2014  •  Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol experienced 3.2% growth in cargo traffic in 2013, with the total of 1,531,089 tonnes coming close to the airport’s all-time record set in 2007....

Schiphol maintains cargo growth through third quarter

Airport news  •  28 October 2013  •  Pilot Marketing

The growth in cargo throughput at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol continued throughout the third quarter, which was up 2.6% on 2012...

SimpliFlying Awards 2013: Recognising Best Airlines and Airports on Social Media

Airport news  •  24 October 2013  •  SimpliFlying

"The SimpliFlying Awards winners exemplify the spirit of innovation..."

Milestone for Schiphol App: Over 1 million downloads

Airport news  •  16 October 2013  •  Schiphol

The Schiphol App offers current flight information about arriving and departing flights...

 

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