Amsterdam airport passengers faking disabilities to skip long queues

Employees at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport noticed an increase in travelers faking a disability and requesting special assistance to skip the long queues in the past months. The number of requests for passenger assistance has increased by 35 percent since the May holidays, compared to the same period in 2019, reports say. There are two ways […]

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Stowaway survives in nose wheel of freight flight from South Africa: Dutch police

Dutch police say they have found a stowaway alive in the wheel section of a plane that landed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport from South Africa. Flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam take about 11 hours, with the cargo plane believed to have made one stop, in Nairobi, Kenya. It is very unusual for stowaways on long […]


Omicron Scare: 61 people test positive for Covid-19 on South Africa-Netherlands flights

Sixty-one people who arrived in Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa have tested positive for Covid-19, Dutch officials say. They have been placed in isolation at a hotel near Schiphol airport. They were among some 600 passengers held for several hours after arrival while they were tested for the virus. Dutch health authorities said […]