Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), which was scheduled to open June 3, will postpone its opening to late summer due to technical issues concerning fire protection installations, it said in a statement (ATW Daily News, Dec. 7, 2011). Matthias Platzek, head of the Brandenburg government, told the daily Tagesspiegel that the opening is now planned for the second part of August. The delay creates additional costs of €15 million ($19.5 million) per month. “A big opening ceremony ...

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