Airlines to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Amsterdam Airport has non-stop air links with a wide range of cities throughout Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia. Various destinations in Australia and New Zealand can be reached with one stop. The following airlines maintain air links to and from Amsterdam from cities all over the world.
KLM, established in 1919, is the oldest airline in the world operating under its original name. Amsterdam is KLM’s home base and from here the carrier operates flights to countless destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America. KLM forms part of the Air France-KLM Group and the SkyTeam Alliance.
Adria Airways is the national carrier of Slovenia and links Amsterdam with the country’s capital, Ljubljana. The airline also operates seasonal charters to other airports in Slovenia and Croatia for skiing and beach holidays.
The Irish national carrier flies to Amsterdam from Dublin, Cork and Belfast. The airline has transformed itself from a legacy carrier to a budget airline, often offering extremely attractive fares. Aer Lingus is also popular among passengers connecting to and from the United States.
The national carrier of Russia operates flights linking Amsterdam with the country’s two main cities, Moscow and St Petersburg. Aeroflot forms part of the SkyTeam Alliance, code sharing with partner carriers such as KLM and Air France, which means that passengers can accumulate frequent flyer points on all SkyTeam carriers and use them for free flights, upgrades, etc.
This Libyan airline connects Amsterdam with the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Libya has long been isolated because of economic embargos but is now enjoying an increase in trade and tourism, in which Afriqiyah, with is modern fleet, plays an important role.
This airline is the main carrier of Kazakhstan and operates flights to Amsterdam from one of the country’s main cities, Atyrau. From here, there are convenient and very affordable connections to the capital Almaty and also to other destinations in Asia.
Air Berlin is Germany’s second largest airline. From Amsterdam it flies to the popular Spanish island of Palma de Mallorca, from where it also offers many connecting flights to other destinations in Spain and Portugal. The airline offers free snacks on board but passengers can also order delicious gourmet meals.
This Egyptian carrier operates flight to various popular destinations in Egypt.
The French national carrier is a strategic partner of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and one of the main carriers in the SkyTeam Alliance. Air France links several French cities with Amsterdam and maintains very frequent services between Paris and the Dutch capital.
The Maltese national carrier links Amsterdam with Malta’s Luqa International Airport. Malta has revamped its image over the past few years and now offers very competitive prices on routes to and from its home island, popular with tourists.
This Canadian carrier flies to Amsterdam from several cities in its beautiful home country. Air Transat offers very affordable air fares between Canada and the Netherlands, interesting for tourists from either country, Dutch immigrants visiting their home country and people wishing to visit their emigrated relatives in Canada.
The Italian national carrier links Amsterdam with Italy’s two main cities, Rome and Milan. From Milan, Alitalia operates from Linate Airport, which many people often find a more convenient departure airport than the larger and more crowded Malpensa.
AMC Airlines is an Egyptian carrier flying to various popular tourist destinations in the ancient country.
Dutch carrier TUIfly operates scheduled and charter flights to holiday destinations worldwide for the TUI travel organisation. On its fleet of widebody airliners passengers can choose to upgrade to the Star Class service, offering wider seats with more legroom and many extras.
Arkia is an Israeli airline operating flights to holiday destinations in Israel.
Austrian Airlines / Austrian Arrows
The national airline of Austria and its subsidiary fly between Amsterdam and Vienna. Austrian forms part of the Star Alliance and especially has a strong market share to destinations in Eastern Europe, offering many convenient connections through its Vienna hub.
This British Airways subsidiary links Amsterdam with several destinations throughout the UK. The airline is primarily aimed at business travellers, offering flights at convenient times in the morning and evening rush hours.
Bookings can be made via the British Airways website at http://www.ba.com/
Formerly known as British Midland, this major British carrier flies to several destinations in the UK. Bmi forms part of the Star Alliance and, despite being a legacy carrier, often offers very attractive fares that resemble those of budget airlines, only with the added perks of a full service carrier.
bmibaby is the low cost subsidiary of bmi, offering cheap flights between Amsterdam and the UK. Unlike its parent company, this airline does not form part of the Star Alliance and as with many budget carriers charges for things such as checked luggage and food and beverages on board.
The national carrier of Great Britain offers many daily flights to Amsterdam, including from its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. The London-Amsterdam route is among the busiest in Europe, which means that you will often be able to get great deals because of the fierce competition between airlines.
Bulgaria Air is currently regarded as the national airline of Bulgaria and links Amsterdam with Sofia and other (seasonal) destinations. Bulgaria Air has taken over the role of flag carrier from the now defunct airline Balkan Air.
Cathay Pacific Airways
Cathay Pacific, an airline consistently voted among the best in the world, maintains a connection between Amsterdam and Hong Kong. Cathay is a high-quality full service airline offering excellent in-flight service and state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment in all classes. Cathay forms part of the oneworld alliance.
This airline is the national carrier of Taiwan and flies from Amsterdam to Taipei via Bangkok, Thailand. Its fares on the Amsterdam-Bangkok route are very often lower than those offered by KLM, while the service level is at least similar. But because of these low fares, seats are sold out quickly, so make sure to book well in time.
China Southern Airlines
China Southern is one of the major Chinese airlines. Flying from Beijing and Guangzhou to Amsterdam, they offer traditional Chinese hospitality on board combined with all you would expect from a modern airline. This carrier forms part of the SkyTeam Alliance.
This Turkish-Dutch carrier links Amsterdam with Istanbul and other popular holiday destinations in Turkey.
The national airline of Croatia flies between Amsterdam and Zagreb.
CSA Czech Airlines
The national airline of the Czech Republic connects two of the most beautiful capitals in Europe - Amsterdam and Prague - and also offers good connections to and from Eastern Europe through its modern facilities at Prague’s Ruzyne Airport.
Delta Air Lines
Delta, since its merger with Northwest Airlines the largest US carrier, links Amsterdam with Atlanta and New York’s JFK Airport. Delta forms part of the SkyTeam Alliance and operates a very diverse fleet of aircraft.
easyJet is one of the main low cost carriers in Europe and links Amsterdam with many destinations in the UK as well as in Switzerland and Italy. easyJet flights are easy to book on the company’s multi-language website and you can also book many additional services, such as hotels and rental cars.
The national carrier of Egypt maintains a connection between Amsterdam and Cairo.
El Al is the national airline of Israel and flies non-stop between Amsterdam and Tel Aviv. Security is always very tight on these flights so make sure to check in well in time when flying on El Al Israeli Airlines. Because of this tight security, it is also regarded as one of the safest airlines in the world.
The second-largest carrier of Taiwan flies from Amsterdam to Bangkok and Taipei. This airline offers a three-class configuration on its Boeing 747s and 777s, consisting of Economy, Evergreen Deluxe (economy plus offering more legroom) and Premium Laurel Class (business). All classes have personal in-flight entertainment systems.
Finland’s national carrier links Amsterdam with the Finnish capital of Helsinki. Finnair profiles itself as a convenient carrier to fly to Asia, offering good connections at Helsinki to destinations in the Far East, South East Asia and India. Finnair forms part of the oneworld alliance.
FlyBe is a major UK regional airline connecting Amsterdam with several destinations throughout Great Britain. The airline offers attractive fares and operates a modern and safe fleet of regional airliners. Booking is easily done on the website.
Spain’s national carrier Iberia links Amsterdam with Madrid and Barcelona throughout the year, and also operates seasonal services to other Spanish destinations. Iberia forms part of the oneworld alliance and offers the most connections between Europe and Latin America from its main hub at Madrid Barajas Airport.
Iceland’s national carrier flies from Amsterdam to Reykjavik (Keflavik). Not only does it provide an important link between the two countries, but it is also a popular airline among passengers connecting to the USA, flying to several destinations there.
The national airline of Iran connects Amsterdam with its capital Tehran.
This Israeli airline operates seasonal flights to destinations in Israel, Eilat being the most important for holidaymakers looking for sun, sea and nice beaches.
Japan’s nationalcarrier maintains links between Amsterdam and Tokyo, one of the most important routes between Europe and the Far East. Japan Airlines forms part of the oneworld alliance and offers a high-quality service with Japanese tradition.
The Serbian carrier flies between Amsterdam and the capital of Serbia, Belgrade.
This UK low cost carrier maintains connections between Amsterdam and several destinations throughout Britain, often offering very attractive fares which make flying cheaper, faster and more convenient compared to travel by ship or rail.
The Kenyan national carrier links Amsterdam with its Kenya’s capital of Nairobi.
The national carrier of South Korea maintains connections between Amsterdam and the country’s capital Seoul. Korean Air forms part of the SkyTeam Alliance.
LOT Polish Airlines
The national carrier of Poland links Amsterdam with Warsaw. LOT is a Star Alliance member and often offers interesting fares for flights connecting at Warsaw Airport.
The German national airline is one of the major carriers in the world and links Amsterdam with various destinations throughout Germany. Lufthansa was one of the founders of the Star Alliance and its main hubs are at Frankfurt and Munich airports.
This South East Asian carrier is regarded among the best in the world. It flies between Amsterdam and the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, offering an excellent in-flight service, delicious catering and a personal in-flight entertainment system in all classes on board. Malaysia Airlines is a favourite carrier for passengers flying between Australia and Europe.
This Italian carrier flies between Amsterdam and several destinations in Italy.
Now merged with Delta Air Lines, Northwest (NWA) is one of the main foreign carriers in Amsterdam (you could say it has a mini-hub here) and maintains connections with a range of destinations in the United States. NWA forms part of the SkyTeam Alliance.
This Tunisian carrier operates seasonal services to popular destinations in Tunisia.
The Greek national carrier maintains air links between its ancient home country and the capital of the Netherlands. Through Athens or Thessaloniki, Olympic provides air links to many of the Greek islands and connections to Middle East destinations.
Turkish scheduled and charter airline flying between Amsterdam and various popular destinations in Turkey, offering low cost domestic flights throughout Turkey.
This British Airways subsidiary operates flights with a luxury Business and Premium Economy service between Amsterdam and New York. Its Boeing 757’s have a layout with less than 100 seats, instead of the usual 200 or more on this plane.
Turkish airline linking Amsterdam with several holiday destinations throughout Turkey. Domestically Pegasus offers low cost flights to many places in the country.
PIA Pakistan International Airlines
The national carrier of Pakistan operates flights between Amsterdam and Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, also offering cheap connections to other destinations in Asia.
Rossiya Russian Airlines (Pulkovo)
Russian state airline maintaining an air link to Amsterdam from St Petersburg. The current Rossiya was formed through a merger between this airline and Pulkovo Aviation, in an effort to increase market share and compete with Aeroflot.
Royal Air Maroc
The national airline of Morocco flies between Amsterdam and several destinations in Morocco, catering for both tourists and immigrants (Holland has a very large population of Moroccan immigrants).
Royal Jordanian Airlines
Jordan’s national carrier maintains an air link between Amsterdam and Amman. Besides for travel between the two countries, this air link is often used for connections to Asian destinations, for which Royal Jordanian often offers good deals.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
SAS is the joint national airline of three countries (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) and flies between Amsterdam and their respective capitals of Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, offering connections to many other Scandinavian destinations.
This Azores-based Portuguese airline operates seasonal services between Amsterdam and the islands in the Atlantic Ocean, sometimes routed via Portugal.
Singapore Airlines, consistently voted among the best airlines in the world, operates on the important Amsterdam-Singapore route. Singapore Airlines is renowned for its high-quality service on board and also offers good connections through Singapore’s Changi Airport for passengers travelling between Australia and Europe.
Turkish airline operating between Holland and several popular destinations throughout Turkey, operating a fleet of Airbus and Boeing narrowbody airliners.
Turkish-German carrier flying to various popular destinations in Turkey. Sun Express is partially owned by German carrier Lufthansa and operates modern Boeing aircraft.
Airline maintaining vital air links between Amsterdam and Paramaribo, capital of the former Dutch colony of Surinam. The airline, whose website is in Dutch and English, mainly caters to the very large population of Dutch with a Surinamese background.
Swiss International Air Lines
The national airline of Switzerland connects Amsterdam with Basel, Geneva and Zurich. It is owned by German carrier Lufthansa and forms part of the Star Alliance.
Syrian Arab Airlines
The Syrian national carrier maintains an air link between its home country’s capital Damascus and Amsterdam using a modern fleet of Airbus A320 airliners.
TACV Cabo Verde Airlines
National carrier operating seasonal services between Amsterdam and the Cape Verde Islands, a popular tourist destination off the coast of Africa.
The Portuguese national carrier operates flights between Amsterdam and the cities of Lisbon and Porto. TAP, part of the Star Alliance, also has a strong presence in Brazil, offering attractive fares for passengers travelling between Brazil and Europe.
This Dutch carrier (a KLM subsidiary) and operates scheduled and charter flights to a range of destinations throughout Europe and Northern Africa. Transavia, which operates the Boeing 737, is popular among both leisure and business travellers.
The national carrier of Tunisia operates scheduled services to Tunis and charter flights to other popular places in Tunisia.
The national carrier of Turkey maintains frequent services to Istanbul and also operates seasonal flights to other destinations in Turkey. Turkish Airlines, which forms part of the Star Alliance, operates a modern fleet of aircraft and often offers very attractive fares on flights between Asia and Europe, connecting through its base at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
Ukraine International Airlines
One of the airlines from the Ukraine, operating scheduled services to and from Amsterdam using Boeing 737 aircraft. The airline’s website is in many languages.
United is one of the major US carriers. To Amsterdam, the airline maintains non-stop links from Chicago and Washington D.C. From these two hubs United offers connections to a wide range of destinations throughout North and South America.
This US carrier operates flights between Amsterdam and its main hub in the United States, Philadelphia. The carrier forms part of the Star Alliance, like United Airlines.
This Belgian regional carrier maintains important business air links between Amsterdam (and other Dutch airports) and the UK. VLM is the main operator at London’s City Airport, very popular among business travellers wishing to get to the city.
Spanish low cost carrier maintaining air links between Amsterdam and several destinations in Spain with a fleet of Airbus A320 airliners. As one of few budget airlines, Vueling has a frequent flyer programme to accumulate points for free flights.