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Atlantic Airways to commence flights to Amsterdam

According to Faroese news website In.fo, Atlantic Airways is going to fly to Amsterdam from next summer. In.fo writes that Atlantic Airways will initially offer flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Vagar Airport three times a week.

According to Faroese news website In.fo, Atlantic Airways is going to fly to Amsterdam from next summer.

The report has not yet been confirmed by Atlantic Airways, but various sources have told In.fo that the Faroese national airline will commence a route to the Dutch capital in 2019.

In.fo writes that Atlantic Airways will initially offer flights between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Vagar Airport three times a week.

In.fo last week revealed that a route to a major European city will be launched next summer. Ms. Jóhanna á Bergi, Atlantic Airways CEO, confirmed the story but refused to discuss specifics. Ms. Bergi told In.fo that the route will begin in May or June next year.

Schiphol is the main international airport of the Netherlands. Schiphol is the hub for KLM and its regional affiliate KLM Cityhopper as well as for Corendon Dutch Airlines, Martinair, Transavia and TUI fly Netherlands. The airport also serves as a European hub for Jet Airways and as a base for EasyJet and Vueling.

Schiphol ranks as Europe’s third busiest airport and the world’s eleventh busiest by total passenger traffic in 2017. It also ranks as the world’s fifth busiest by international passenger traffic and the world’s sixteenth busiest for cargo tonnage. 63,625,664 passengers passed through the airport in 2016.

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