Berlin-Brandenburg International, which aims to replace the city's fractured three-airport system with a single modern facility, was started yesterday as officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the €2 billion ($2.57 billion) project slated to open in 2011. "BBI will greatly enhance Berlin's ability to compete on an international level; it will bring more visitors to the city, create international air connections and generate more jobs," Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit ...

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