Tag: The Netherlands

Netherlands’ Airports Switching 100% To Wind Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On January the 1st of 2017, Dutch National Railway company NS made a monumental step towards a world in which we no longer compromise the wellbeing of future generations for the sake of our own livelihood. NS is switching to wind energy from newly erected wind farms for transporting all of its 600,000 daily passengers, […]

New Pier and Terminal at Schiphol Get the Go-ahead

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 15 March 2016, the Schiphol Group shareholders (the Dutch State, the Municipality of Amsterdam, the Municipality of Rotterdam and Aéroports de Paris) issued their final approval of plans to develop a new pier and terminal at Schiphol. These structures will serve as the foundation for long-term capacity growth at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and are […]

Dutch F16 Jets To Start Bombing In Syria

Reading Time: 1 minute Dutch F16 fighter jets will take part in bombing raids over Syria, ministers agreed on Friday. ‘We can only prevent attacks if we remove IS’ safe havens in Iraq and Syria,’ prime minister Mark Rutte said at his weekly press conference. The Netherlands currently has four F16 fighters flying missions over Iraq and their mission […]