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Record number of travelers flying Monday through Schiphol

Record number of travelers flying Monday through Schiphol

Schiphol breaks Monday a record. With over 230.000 passengers travelled there never seen so many people in one day through the airport, as this day. Approximately 78,000 people are leaving, 71.000 people come, and 81.000 people steps.

The previous record was June 30, when over to 224,000 people via Schiphol traveled.

According to the airport fly this summer 12.4 million passengers through Schiphol. Extra staff have been deployed, such as at the security checkpoints to control the flow of vacationers in the right direction. However, should travellers on spitsmomenten to consider a longer waiting time than usual. In the spring were still long queues at Schiphol airport.

Especially for the summer holidays, there are further three so-called securitylanes is added, where passengers and baggage are checked. Also, flexible teams present that can help where needed.

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Small bags only

Further, travellers can since 1 July with little to no hand baggage via a separate entrance by the securitylanes. From the first test results of the test show that compared to normal controls 15 to 20 percent more passengers in the same period of time the small bags only’-checks may pass, according to Schiphol.

Until now, there is this summer holiday 38.601 flights with approximately 5.3 million passengers. Most of the planes went to and came from the United Kingdom.

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