October Launch Scrapped Berlin Airport Opening Delayed Yet Again

The saga of Berlin's hapless efforts to build a new airport has taken another embarrassing twist with reports that its opening will be delayed for a fourth time because of continued problems with the fire safety system. The Oct. 27 date has been scrapped, reports say. Mayor Klaus Wowereit has announced he will step down as the project's chairman.
A conveyor belt at the unfinished BER airport. When will it finally be ready?

A conveyor belt at the unfinished BER airport. When will it finally be ready?

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cro -- with wire reports