Officials at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport have confirmed the new property will not open until March 2013, delaying the project by a further nine months. The opening had already been delayed until June 3rd after engineers failed to install fire safety equipment.
airberlin has expressed great disappointment at the announcement that the opening of the airport will be postponed. airberlin has planned all its infrastructural measures and flight schedules for 3rd June this year at the new airport Berlin Brandenburg.
The planned opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport next month has been delayed because of fire safety concerns, according to reports. This is the second time the opening date has been pushed back.
On June 2nd 2012, a piece of aviation history will draw to a close. On that day at around 22:50, airberlin flight AB1000 will be the last passenger flight to take off from Berlin’s Tegel Airport, flying on a sightseeing tour over the city.
A record number of senior industry figures and delegates have arrived in Berlin as the city becomes the centre of the aviation world for three days. The annual World Routes event will be attended by more airlines and airports than any previous event, confirming its position as the largest commercial aviation event in the world.