A water cannon salute for the last departure from Tegel. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

Danke Tegel: End of an Era for Long-Time Berlin Airport

Sunday, Nov. 8 marked the end of an era in Berlin, Germany, as Tegel Airport, the main airport which has represented the capital for decades, came to a close after more than 70 years of operation. The closure was confirmed following years of delays to the opening of the new airport to the south of the city, Brandenburg Airport, which would emerge as the one main airport serving the city. Replacing not only Tegel but also Tempelhof, an airport that…

Guten Morgen, Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Nine years after the originally planned opening date, Berlin Brandenburg Airport has finally opened, bringing an end to the life of a part of a city filled with rich aviation industry. The opening of Brandenburg Airport will see Berlin Tegel Airpot close – 72 years after it opened – and…