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Queues at Schiphol passport controls due to too few Marechaussee officers

On Twitter, several travelers complain that they have to wait a long time before they can go through passport control and collect their luggage. Several photos show long lines meandering through the duty-free shopping area. The spokesman for the Marechaussee cannot say how long the waiting time is. “It is a very busy day and […]

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Virgin Atlantic receives first Airbus A330neo

Virgin has ordered a total of sixteen A330-900s, mainly to replace A330-300s, and will mainly deploy them to the United States. The first destinations of this type will be Boston, New York, Tampa and Miami, all from Heathrow. There is room for 262 passengers on board, of which 184 in Economy Class, 46 in Premium […]

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Eurowings pilots are going on strike again

In 287 BC Archimedes came up with the law of communicating vessels. The principle describes that if we sit on one side, it rises exactly proportionally elsewhere. That law cannot be tampered with. That may sound logical, but our Minister Harbers is committed to a unilateral shrinkage of Schiphol without jeopardizing the network function, at […]

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VCK Travel continues to provide international travel for central government

In 287 BC Archimedes came up with the law of communicating vessels. The principle describes that if we sit on one side, it rises exactly proportionally elsewhere. That law cannot be tampered with. That may sound logical, but our Minister Harbers is committed to a unilateral shrinkage of Schiphol without jeopardizing the network function, at […]

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Cathay Pacific expands number of passenger flights between Schiphol and Hong Kong

In addition to Mondays, flights to Hong Kong also depart on Fridays and Sundays. Cathay will continue to use the Airbus A350-1000, Schiphol reports. There is room for 334 passengers on board: 46 in Business Class, 32 in Premium Economy and 256 in Economy Class. Hong Kong has recently eased entry restrictions, making it less […]

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Lufthansa to completely renew longhaul in-vehicle product from 2023

Lufthansa had fallen further and further behind the competition in terms of on-board product in recent years. For example, with the exception of a small number of A350s and 787s taken over from other airlines, not a single longhaul aircraft offers direct aisle access to all Business Class passengers. There is also much less privacy […]

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Record number of business flights at Twente Airport

Flying to Italy or Spain from Twente Airport: for many residents of Overijssel it sounds attractive to have the airport nearby. But renting such a business jet is only for a limited target group. “These are mainly entrepreneurs from the Twente region,” says Schuring. “The entrepreneurs have really discovered business traffic as something they can […]

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ATPI podcast: impact of Schiphol capacity adjustments for business travelers

In 287 BC Archimedes came up with the law of communicating vessels. The principle describes that if we sit on one side, it rises exactly proportionally elsewhere. That law cannot be tampered with. That may sound logical, but our Minister Harbers is committed to a unilateral shrinkage of Schiphol without jeopardizing the network function, at […]

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Fear of longer lines at Schiphol due to autumn holidays and corona

On top of the continuing staff shortages, according to the trade unionist, there is additional absenteeism due to the increase in the number of corona infections. “The absenteeism has been very high for months due to the high workload. Security guards come into contact with travelers a lot, so corona is now added. It will […]

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Delta Air Lines invests $60 million in electric air taxis

Electric air taxis (eVTOLs) are hot: various start-ups are working on such devices worldwide. Delta anticipates customer demand for high-speed transportation from busy cities, such as New York and Los Angeles. As a result, they no longer have to worry about getting into traffic jams and missing their flight. Joby has now performed a thousand […]

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