Costs for Berlin's new international airport have spiralled out of control. Due to a faulty fire safety system, it's still uncertain when the airport will open.
The chief executive of Berlin's new BER airport, Hartmut Mehdorn, has announced his resignation next year. The step comes after differences with the company board over the opening of the long-delayed airport.
A board overseeing the completion of Berlin’s new airport - subject to a string of delays - has backed a plan for its opening early next year. However, initial operations would be limited to ten flights a day.