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World first in the Netherlands: first passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 13:07

Airspace redesign: collaboration to reduce noise impact and create more airspace capacity

The use of Dutch airspace increases and intensifies. Its capacity however is not increasing. This calls for large-scale airspace ...

News item | 21-01-2021 | 14:10

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen imposes use of cleaner fuel in aviation sector

Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants the Netherlands to play a pioneering role in Europe ...

News item | 04-03-2020 | 11:25

Basics up to par: additional funding for maintenance of roads, waterways, and railroads

The Dutch infrastructure ranks among the world’s best. Its roads, railroads, bicycle tracks, canals, and rivers are being used by ...

News item | 17-09-2019 | 15:15

The Netherlands to receive millions from Brussels for infrastructure

This year, the Netherlands will receive a grant of 97 million euros from Brussels for infrastructure projects. Rijkswaterstaat – ...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 13:08

Cabinet adopts draft Maastricht Airport Decree

Maastricht Aachen Airport will be free to use the full length of its runway in order to enable larger and heavier aircraft to ...

News item | 07-12-2016 | 09:53

Aviation sector to compensate CO2 emissions with effect from 2020

The international aviation sector will be compensating the increase in CO2 emissions with effect from 2020. This was agreed today ...

News item | 10-10-2016 | 11:30

Minister Dijksma speaks about global CO2 agreements in the aviation sector

In Canada, on 28 September, Environment Minister Dijksma addressed the triennial UN meeting of the international civil aviation ...

News item | 30-09-2016 | 16:09

Flying drones safely campaign launched

In June 2016, various stations in the Netherlands broadcast items pointing out the regulations in force for flying drones. ...

News item | 01-06-2016 | 10:30

Lelystad Airport to be allowed room for expansion

Lelystad Airport has been allowed to develop into an airport with a maximum of 45,000 flight movements a year. This decision on ...

News item | 07-04-2015 | 10:46