Tag: Berlin

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opening Delayed Again

The much-delayed opening of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) is expected to be postponed once again, after the discovery of new technical glitches with the control systems in the terminal doors, which present a fire safety risk. According to German news agency dpa, 1,200 doors need to be cabled to secure fire protection. If the […]

Berlin Airport Opening Delayed to 2018

The opening of Berlin’s troubled new airport is to be postponed to spring 2018, marking the project’s latest delay, according to Germany’s Die Zeit. The Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport was originally set to open in 2011 but cost overruns and construction errors caused repeated delays. Latest estimates have been for a late 2017 opening, […]

airberlin Needs More Than 500 New Cabin Attendants

airberlin wants to reinforce its cabin crews and is organising casting calls for future flight attendants in Berlin, Dusseldorf and Munich. More than 500 new jobs in airberlin’s cabins are to be filled. Due to the long-haul expansion planned for next year, airberlin needs more than 500 new cabin attendants. The desired profile is outgoing […]

UPDATED: Flight to Tel Aviv Makes an Emergency Landing in Munich

A scheduled flight from Dusseldorf to Tel Aviv by ST Germania Airlines was forced to make an emergency landing in Munich on Thursday morning. The flight landed safely and there were no initial reports of injuries. Flight ST 6256 left Dusseldorf at 6:15 Thursday morning, 15 minutes later than scheduled. Shortly into the flight, the […]

Air Berlin To Cut 1,200 Jobs and Halve Airline Fleet

Struggling Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, announced on Wednesday a major restructuring plan that shrinks its fleet and cuts 1,200 jobs. In a statement, the loss-making company said it planned to “concentrate its core operations as a dedicated, focused network carrier serving higher-yielding markets, from its two key hubs in Berlin and Düsseldorf”. Air Berlin […]