New Berlin Airport Delayed (Again) - This Time Thousands of Pax and Flights Impacted

05-09-2012, 06:27 AM
This is not good news for anyone incl. pax, airlines, or the city of Berlin

Opening of New Berlin Airport Delayed (

Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was to have opened on June 3, will not see passengers for at least three more months.
Also known as Willy Brandt Airport, named after the Cold War-era German chancellor and Berlin mayor, the airport was originally to have opened last year. The cause for the latest delay is the lack of fully functional smoke extractors, which have already been installed at BBI but arenít Ö
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X3 Skier
05-09-2012, 09:38 AM
I found Tegel OK. Used the public bus to get downtown. Not the most modern airport in the world but was good enough for me.

From what I read Lufthansa and Air Berlin are really excised over the delay. What happened to German efficiency?:angel: