The Berlin Brandenburg airport project has been plagued by delays and cost increases. There’s still no telling when it will open. Munich’s airport ranks among the best in the world. How to explain the difference?
The long-awaited Berlin (BER) airport is set to open in October 2020, bosses have announced. But after a series of delays, is this the beginning of the end, or merely the end of the beginning?
Along with choosing Bundestag lawmakers, Berliners are set to vote on whether to keep the city's popular West Berlin airport alive. The issue has sparked passions and raised questions about the role of direct democracy.
June 3 marks five years since the problem-plagued Berlin Brandenburg Airport was last due to open. DW spoke to locals in the municipality of Schönefeld, home to Berlin's infamously unopened BER.
Berlin International Airport's chief hopes to save the country from further embarassment with his "BER Lite" project. The plan would see the airport open "metal boxes" instead of the elegantly designed main terminal.
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