Who flies to Berlin is already in adjacent buildings. There are so few passengers, that the majority of the Terminals will remain closed. Now the operators go a step further.
Berlin (dpa) - In the Corona-crisis, the main airport of the German capital is expected from the network: Berlin Tegel airport on 15. June temporarily out of operation. The Federal government and the Länder of Berlin and Brandenburg decided in a shareholders ' meeting, as a spokeswoman for the Berlin Senate administration for Finance, said.
The corresponding application to the aviation authority is already provided. The passenger to recover in the coming weeks is not clear, the airport in a two-month break. According to a similar pattern, Paris had on 1. April its Orly airport is closed and flights to Charles de Gaulle airport moved.
to fight The airport company Berlin Brandenburg through the crisis with Revenue shortfalls in the hundreds of millions. The city centre, close to Berlin Tegel airport, with more than 24 million passengers in the past year among the German locations, the number, four to Frankfurt, Munich and Düsseldorf. Schönefeld in the South-Eastern border of the city, in the state of Brandenburg is small, there were eleven million passengers.
Last-Tegel and Schönefeld are only about 2000 passengers per day flew in the Berlin airports. The main terminal building in Tegel is already closed since mid-March, passengers can check in only in addition to the terminal C. It is similar in Schönefeld.
the end of the year to go Tegel anyway permanently from the network. After several broken appointments it is planned, that on 31. October, the new capital airport BER is to be opened on 8. November is the last machine in Tegel takes off. Airport CEO Engelbert Lütke Daldrup, had proved to be the least skeptical that Tegel could go to the temporary closure again to the grid.
With the closure of accomodation with the comfort to be relieved of several hundred thousand Berliners by aircraft noise. Because of its proximity to the city centre and the short distances in the terminal of the airport, but also has a lot of friends. In a referendum in 2017, a majority in favour of the airport, parallel to the BER to operate the agreed. The vote has no force of law.
at the end of March the Federal government had yet to be that Tegel will remain open. The infrastructure should remain straight due to the Corona-crisis flexible available, it said. Concerns the Federal government had not, because the new government terminal in Schönefeld operation was not yet ready. In the past few days had indicated but a compromise.
airport press releasesUpdated Date: 22 May 2020, 01:35