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Flights on Eindhoven Airport on july 24th 2014

Eindhoven, 24th July 2014

The Ministery of Defence has decided there will be no commercial flights on Eindhoven Airport today between 15.45 and 18.30 hrs, because of the MH17 ceremony on the Eindhoven Naval Airbase.

Out of respect towards the victims and their bereaved we will fully cooperate with this. Flags will me half-mast and there will be a minute of silence at 16.00 in the terminal.

The airlines that operate on Eindhoven Airport will determine how to handle the flights during this period.

For flight information, please contact your airline

For any press related questions concerning the ceremony, please get in touch wit the NCC. (National Crisis Centre): + 31 (0)70-7515400.

About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.


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