Schiphol mandates digitized shipment

Automated Nomination, the digital station declaration of a forwarder’s involvement in the handling of a shipment, has become the standard for inbound shipments at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which no longer accepts paper declarations as of the 1st of April 2022.Prior to Automated Nomination, ground handlers at Schiphol Airport would have to wait for the freight to arrive and review the corresponding paperwork before a forwarder could be nominated to handle ... [+]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol records increase in cargo throughput in 2021

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s total cargo volume for 2021 increased by 15.7% to 1.66 million tonnes compared to 2020. Last year, inbound cargo volumes increased by 15.2% to 869,241 tonnes in 2021 compared to 2020, and outbound cargo volumes also increased by 16.1% to 798,063 tonnes during the same period. The top three ... [+]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s 2020 Year End Cargo Figures Down

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s total cargo volume for 2020 declined by 8% to 1.44 million tonnes compared to 2019. Last year freight volumes were shipped in three categories of flights; full freighters, which accounted for 61% of total volume, pax-cargo-only, which includes passenger flights with only freight on board at 10%, and ... [+]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to restructure Cargo Division

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is restructuring its Cargo Division, bringing it into its new Aviation Business Development Division under the umbrella of business unit Airport Operations and Aviation Partnerships, from the first of March 2021. From this date, Miriam Hoekstra – van der Deen will step down as Director Airport Operations ... [+]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Ad Hoc Slot Allocation Temporarily Changed to Provide Sufficient Slots to Freighters

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s (AMS) slot procedure has changed after Airport Coordination Netherlands (ACNL) temporarily lifted the Local Rule 2 (LR2) due to the global COVID-19 outbreak. The purpose of LR2 at AMS is to provide sufficient ad hoc capacity for full freighter airlines, but ACNL said in the current “exceptional circumstance” ... [+]

Amsterdam Schiphol supports sustainability in transporting flowers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is supporting the Holland Flower Alliance (HFA) as they work towards implementing the Ideal Flowerbox, a standardized box and pallet to make the shipment of flowers more efficient and sustainable. The HFA successfully completed a two-month trial on the Nairobi, Africa to Amsterdam, Netherlands route, which increased the ... [+]

Bart Pouwels to lead Cargo Team within new Schiphol Aviation Department

Bart Pouwels, currently Director Business Development Cargo at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, will take on his new role effective 1st April. He will report directly to Head of Aviation Marketing, Cargo, and Customer Experience Maaike van der Windt and lead the dedicated cargo team. "I am dedicated to air freight and am looking ... [+]

Data Sharing Platform at Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is increasing trust and transparency in the supply chain by linking flower shipment data to Air Waybill numbers at source, part of its Smart Cargo Mainport Program (SCMP). The SCMP aims to make Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the Smartest Airport in Europe through increased use of data sharing and ... [+]

Schiphol cargo puts focus on pharma, e-commerce; volumes grow 8.7% in 1st half 2017

Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol grew 8.7% to 866,713 tonnes between January and June 2017, up from 797,069 tonnes during the same period in 2016. Europe’s third busiest hub welcomed an additional 153 full freighter flights in the first half of the year, making a total number of 8,954 freight ... [+]

Schiphol Handles Record Volumes, Sees Continued Growth in Q1 2017

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has enjoyed a strong first quarter in 2017, handling a record 420,168 tonnes from January to March, up 8% on the same period last year. March figures grew 9.5% to 154,000 tonnes as a result of a 7.2% growth in full freighter volume and a very high belly ... [+]

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