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KLM opens first part of new Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines yesterday opened the first part of the new KLM non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol for its customers. The lounge now boasts a completely new setup and ambience. The primary point of departure here is the ultimate customer experience. The lounge features the latest technologies and innovations, along with top-notch service and […]

Design teams pitch for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol new terminal

Five international design teams have presented their ideas for a new terminal at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands, with the winner expected to be announced in September. The airport is set to be expanded considerably, including a new pier in 2019 and a new terminal in 2023. The expansion coincides with the pace at […]

Schiphol Airport developing €1m early warning system for pharma shipments

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is developing an early warning system that will alert pharmaceutical shippers when there is a problem with their goods. The system is being created using a €1m (US$1.07m) subsidy awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and TKI Dinalog, the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics. The funding will support data […]

KLM trials biometric boarding gates at Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands has partnered with Dutch airline KLM to trial biometric boarding gates over a three-month period. The state-of-the-art eGates will enable passengers to use a facial scan to board the aircraft, eliminating the need to show a boarding pass and passport and therefore helping to expedite the security process. Over […]

Renovated departure lounge opens at Schiphol Airport

Airport operator Schiphol Group has officially opened its newly renovated passenger departure lounge at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands. The Departure Lounge 2 project grew the retail and catering space by approximately 20%, bringing the total area of the first and second floors to 170,000ft². The operator appointed architecture firm Kossman.Dejong to design the […]

Schiphol Group issues tenders for pier and airside development

Schiphol Group, the operator of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands, has published a call for tenders for the design of a new ‘pier of the future’ and airside area. The group published the call for tenders on the Dutch government’s online tendering system, TenderNed, where it is listed as publication 79843. The tender is […]

M2mobi launches updated app for Schiphol Airport

Mobile developer M2mobi has launched an updated app for Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands containing a new map, location detection and indoor navigation functionalities. The location and navigation functions make use of the 2,000 beacons recently installed by the airport, providing an alternative to GPS systems that are unable to work inside buildings. The […]