Adjusted travel advice Iran

On Tuesday 13 June 2017, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has adapted the travel advice for Iran, as a result of the terrorist attacks that took place last...

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Gulf States cut ties with Qatar

Yesterday, Saudi-Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates ended their diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the country of destabilising the region by supporting extremist groups. Etihad Airways, Emirates,...

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Changes to visa applications

We are always happy to keep you up to date on the latest developments and changes concerning visa applications. Below, you will find useful information regarding visa applications...

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Travel to Germany with ICE

Are you regularly making business trips to Germany? Consider going by train! ICE International has daily connections between the Randstad region in the Netherlands and the German cities of...

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EU blacklist of airlines updated

The European Commission has published an updated version of the EU’s blacklist of airlines. This list details all the airlines subject to an operational restriction or ban...

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Busy times Schiphol Airport

Due to the large number of passengers from and to Schiphol Amsterdam Airport this weekend, long waiting queues at the airport's passport and security checks...

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Fewer flights to USA for Emirates

As of May 2017, the Emirates airline will be operating fewer flights to the United States. Emirates have noticed a sharp decline in demand due to the laptop ban imposed...

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The most punctual airlines

Which are the most punctual international airlines? This has been examined by FlightStats, a US data services company that specialises in collecting data about commercial flights.

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Extra Thalys trains to Paris

Since the beginning of this month, the number of Thalys trains running each day between Amsterdam and Paris has increased to ten a day, with one Thalys per hour...

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Updated travel advice for Turkey

As of 12 March 2017, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has updated its travel advice for Turkey. Due to the diplomatic tensions between the two countries, travellers are being warned...

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Renewed US travel ban

People from Iraq are no longer included in the new US travel ban. The revised ban, which restricts visa applications from the citizens of six countries, will be presented...

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15 new destinations Qatar Airways

This year, Qatar Airways adds fifteen new destinations to the existing network. The new destinations of Qatar Airways in 2017 are; Auckland, Sarajevo, Skopje, Libreville - the capital of Gabon,...

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Expansion plans Schiphol Airport

According to CEO Jos Nijhuis, Schiphol Airport is on schedule with its expansion plans to accommodate the growing number of passengers expected in the coming years. The construction of...

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Changes in visa applications

We are always happy to keep you up to date on the latest developments and changes concerning visa applications. Below, you will find useful information regarding visa applications for...

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With Singapore Airlines to Houston

Five times a week, Singapore Airlines offers travellers a connection from Amsterdam to Houston Texas, in the United States. A KLM flight departing at 08:05 am from Amsterdam...

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Go-ahead for Lelystad Airport expansion

The Dutch Council of State has officially granted Lelystad Airport permission to expand. The construction work already started in 2016, but the Dutch organisation for the protection of birds and...

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Go-ahead for Lelystad Airport expansion

The Dutch Council of State has officially granted Lelystad Airport permission to expand. The construction work already started in 2016, but the Dutch organisation for the protection of birds and...

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CIBTvisas Digital Photo Service

To help you save time and effort, CIBTvisas, our partner in the field of visa applications, has introduced the CIBTvisas Digital Photo Service. This photo service allows you to...

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NS International developments in 2017

In 2016, the market share of international rail travel compared to travel by car and plane grew from 17% to 19%. This shows that people are increasingly opting for travelling by train....

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Changes to visa applications

We are always happy to keep you up to date on the latest developments and changes concerning visa applications. Below, you will find useful information regarding visa applications...

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Boarding zones at Sprinter stations

Dutch railway company NS has introduced boarding zones at 17 train stations on the route between Amsterdam and Eindhoven. A boarding zone is a 50-metre strip on the platform, where...

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Large-scale study of pilot fatigue

The European Commission has commissioned a large-scale investigation into the rules introduced in 2016 to prevent fatigue in airline pilots. The study will be conducted by the Dutch Aerospace Centre,...

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With KLM to Malpensa

This spring, KLM will be flying to Milan Malpensa again. Five years ago, the airline removed this airport from its schedule, maintaining only one daily flight to Milan Linate....

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Yellow fever in Brazil

There is currently an outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil. Some 70 cases have already been confirmed, while 300 more are under investigation.

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Updated travel advice for The Gambia

On Wednesday, 25 January 2017, the Dutch foreign ministry relaxed its official travel advice for The Gambia. The Ministry no longer advises against travel to this West-African country, and its capital...

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Europe’s Top 10 mega-hubs

London Heathrow Airport is number one in the Top 10 of Europe’s mega-hubs – airports that are best connected to the rest of the world. The Top 10...

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Thick fog airports London

Update Tuesday 24 January 2017 10:00 am: today, Tuesday 24 January 2017, dozens of flights from and to London Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and London Gatwick are delayed or canceled...

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Flight delays Schiphol because of fog

Today, Monday 23 January 2017, travellers from and to Schiphol Airport Amsterdam need to take into account possible flight delays because of thick fog. We advise travellers to check the airline'...

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Ski hotel in Italy hit by avalanche

On Wednesday night, 18 January 2017, Hotel Rigopiano, in the central Italian town of Farindola, was buried by an avalanche. Some twenty to thirty people were in the hotel at the...

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