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Outlook Mixed, Hopeful for Berlin's New Airport

Schönefeld, Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg steht am Sonntag (18.05.2014) auf einer Werbetafel vor dem Terminal auf dem zukünftigen Flughafen BER. Schoenefeld Airport Berlin Brandenburg is at Sunday 18 05 2014 on a Werbetafel before the Terminal on the future Airport BER
The airport where the going is slow.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    With new de-icing facilities needed and the timing of permits in question, Berlin’s airport may face a fifth delay if its management cannot bring the project on track.

  • Facts

    Facts

    • Karsten Mühlenfeld took the lead for Berlin’s airport in February 2015 after his predecessor Hartmut Mehdorn stepped down.
    • The shareholders expect the airport to be financially profitable by 2020.
    • The airport was originally set to be in operation by 2012 but the opening has been delayed four times and the project marred by incompetency and allegations of corruption.
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