The opening of the new capital airport BER is to be moved again. A date of 2017, as he had previously planned, is no longer tenable. The Supervisory Board will now aiming for an opening in the spring of 2018, reported the image“-newspaper.

An official confirmation, it was on Tuesday evening. A spokesman for the airport said only: “We Express ourselves in January. We want to define on the Basis of a reliable basis for the appointment and that will be in January.”

Brandenburg airport coordinator Rainer Bretschneider, said: “I have no decision-making between Christmas and new year’s is known.”

observers and Stakeholders had, however, expected to last a further postponement of the airport opening. The Chairman of the transport Committee in the Bundestag Martin Burkert (SPD), had visited in October, the construction site and the planned opening by the end of 2017 thereafter no longer possible.

the governing mayor of Berlin and the airport-Chairman of the Supervisory Board Michael Müller (SPD) called at the beginning of December, opening in 2017, an “ambitious target”. May BER open at the beginning of 2018. The Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt airport was supposed to go five years ago. Four Opening burst, however, due to technique problems, construction defects and design errors.