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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


Hong Kong: Dragonair was yesterday named the most efficient airline for intercontinental transport for last year by the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Tuesday, 25 February, 2003, 12:00am

Japan service

American Airlines, which is building a US$1.3 billion, 55-gate terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, will introduce daily non-stop services to Tokyo on April 19. Tokyo will become American's 19th international destination from JFK. Plans are also being developed for a trade mission to promote tourism, trade and business development in New York.

25 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Chek Lap Kok fee warning

Chek Lap Kok may lose traffic to neighbouring airports if it continues to impose high fees without consulting airlines, a leading European airport executive said yesterday.

Hans Wernink, director of airline marketing at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, said Hong Kong would be competing with Guangzhou and Shenzhen airports at some point in the future.

16 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Martinair route to link US, Ireland

Martinair has started a non-stop cargo service from Seattle to Shannon, Ireland, which has boosted its capacity to North America by 68 per cent.

The service, using a Boeing 747 freighter, departs from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport each Saturday, arriving at Shannon the following day before moving on to Amsterdam.

1 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Schiphol throughput slows

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has reported a 2 per cent rise in cargo traffic between January and September, compared with the same period of last year.

The airport now expects cargo traffic to grow just 3 per cent this year, down from an earlier forecast of 6 per cent.

30 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Schiphol cargo rises 3.7pc

Cargo traffic at Amsterdam Schiphol airport grew by 3.7 per cent to 587,479 tonnes in the first six months of this year, compared with movements for the same period last year.

Scheduled air freight rose 2 per cent while charter air cargo increased by 11.4 per cent.

In overall airport traffic, the number of movements soared 10.1 per cent to 184,092 aircraft.

12 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Dutch airport volumes rise

Amsterdam Schiphol airport has reported a 10.8 per cent rise in air-cargo volume to 1.08 billion tonnes last year.

The airport, which also reported 8 per cent growth in Asia-Pacific passenger traffic, expected both passenger and cargo traffic to grow by 7 per cent this year.

26 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Schiphol shows cargo increase

In the first six months of this year, air cargo traffic at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol rose by 11.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.

About 530,028 tonnes of air cargo were handled at one of Europe's leading airports.

2 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Schiphol air cargo up 11.9pc

Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has reported an 11.9 per cent rise in air cargo traffic to 530,028 tonnes in the first half of the year.

The airport said the buoyant growth in air cargo volume was attributable mainly to the strong cargo traffic to the Middle East and Asia.

The Dutch airport's traffic growth was stronger than that of London, Paris or Frankfurt.

29 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Schiphol plans upgrade

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol seeks to develop into an international airport operator, president Hans Smits says.

Presenting the airport's annual report for last year, he said the company wanted to capitalise on its know-how and expertise gained in airport operation.

1 May 1996 - 12:00am

Amsterdam's Schiphol could be role model for beleaguered Kai Tak

HONG Kong's Kai Tak International Airport is bursting at the seams, and Chek Lap Kok airport is still a long way off completion - 1997 at the earliest.

In the interim, aviation authorities are looking at how they can squeeze a quart into a pint pot. Reducing curfew time is one option, but residents living in the flight path area are objecting strongly to that idea.

25 May 1994 - 12:00am

Schiphol to extend

AMSTERDAM's Schiphol airport has opened a new freight terminal just nine months after construction began.

Japanese forwarding company Kintetus World Express is to share the terminal with Dutch company Schiphol Express.

16 Jun 1993 - 12:00am