Netherlands

Netherlands to drop quarantine restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Non-vaccinated travellers are still banned from entering the Netherlands, and vaccinated travelers still need to present a negative test result to enter.   ...


NATO multinational tanker fleet receives fifth A330 MRTT

NATO’s Multinational MRTT Fleet receives its fifth A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft....


Belgian F-16 hits a wall, burns down; pilot injured

A Belgian Air Component F-16 fighter jet hit a wall and burned down while taxiing at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands....


Draken to acquire 12 Dutch F-16 fighters to train USAF pilots

Draken International will acquire 12 surplus F-16 fighter jets from the Netherlands to provide training to USAF pilots....


Dutch government claims Russian fighter jets harassed frigate

The Dutch Ministry of Defense claims Russian fighter jets harassed the HNMLS Evertsen frigate near Crimea....


Travel bans in Netherlands, KLM halts all long-haul flight

As Dutch government imposes stricter COVID-19 rules, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines halts all of its long-haul flights to the Netherlands beginning January 22, 2021....


Greenpeace demand to stop KLM bailout dismissed

A court in the Hague rejected Greenpeace's claim to impose stronger environmental conditions on state-supported KLM Royal Dutch Airlines....


MH17 trial: Russian suspect denies any involvement

Oleg Pulatov, one of the four suspects tried in absentia by the Netherlands for the murder of 298 passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, addressed Schiphol court in a video. The former Lieutenant colonel in the Russian Armed Forces said he had seen no sign of the type of missile allegedly used to bring down the aircraft....


Dutch government freezes €3.4 billion aid to KLM

The government of Netherlands froze €3.4 billion-worth of financial aid to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), after the trade unions of the airline refused to sign a five-year agreement related to stricter terms of pilot wage cuts....


Risk of explosion: Dutch F-35As must stay away from thunderstorms

Among several other deficiencies, the Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), the Royal Dutch Air Force identified a defect on its F-35A fighter jets that could potentially lead to a fuel vapor explosion in case of a lightning strike....