WWII Bomb leaves passengers stranded at Berlin's unfinished airport

Bomb Leaves Passengers Stranded at Berlin’s Infamously Unopened Airport

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Originally planned to open in 2010, Berlin’s shiny new Brandenburg Airport (BER) has sat unfinished and plagued with a dizzying amount of code violations, and while an opening date is still far off, the airport had a moment in the spotlight Tuesday evening when an unexploded bomb from WWII was discovered near …

Sources: DW

Photo: Jon Worth [Flickr]

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2017 Won’t Be the Year for Berlin’s Ill-Fated New Airport

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After missing its open in 2010, and the many delays that have since followed, news that Berlin’s new airport will once again be pushed back is hardly a surprise by now. With the new year right around the corner, German paper Bild is reporting that persistent problems with the airport’s electrical …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: © Günter Wicker / Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Faulty Fire System In Delayed Berlin Airport Traced Back To Fake Engineer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Berlin’s yet to be completed Brandenburg Airport (BER) has faced another round of embarrassing news when Stern magazine reported that one of the engineers responsible for designing the airport’s faulty fire system wasn’t even a qualified engineer. Alfredo di Mauro’s title on his business card was the only thing that showed …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlin’s New Ill-Fated Airport Only 4 Percent Defect Free

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Progress on bringing Berlin’s new Berlin Brandenburg Airport up to code has moved at a snail’s pace as a steady stream of complications have held back the opening which was originally planned for 2012.  In November 2013, it was announced that only 3 percent of the defects had been resolved, and …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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