Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-AMF touching down on runway 25L at Brandenburg Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

Qatar Airways Christens Second Runway at Berlin Brandenburg Airport

On Nov. 4, Qatar Airways marked the official opening of the second runway at Berlin Brandenburg Airport, bringing runway 25L online at the airport, which opened last weekend. The arrival onto runway 25L by the Qatar Airbus A350-900 WXB — registered A7-AMF — at 9:50 a.m. was then greeted by a water cannon salute by the airport fire trucks to commemorate the occasion. [caption id="attachment_46435" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A water cannon salute greeted the carrier following its landing on runway 25L at…

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opening Delayed Again

It has become the laughing stock of public works projects across Europe and of the aviation industry in particular: Berlin's Brandenburg Airport. Originally planned in the 1990s and scheduled to open in 2000, the airport's new launch date has been pushed back, yet again, and set for October 2020. This…