Delayed yet again, Berlin’s new airport confounds officials

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 3:27 a.m.

Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit talks to reporters Monday at a news conference in Berlin to announce another delay in the opening of the new Willy Brandt International Airport.

For a country that prides itself on efficiency and punctuality, the saga of Berlin’s new airport, whose opening was delayed for a fourth time on Monday, has become something of a national joke and source of embarrassment for Germany.

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