A world of shopping at the airport06.11.2007
"An attractive airport location must offer an excellent array of retail and gastronomy options. With the numerous new openings, we are now giving our passengers even more service", says Dr. Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports. "In addition to the traditional business in take-off and landing fees, the airports of the future can tap into new sources of revenue in the areas of non-aviation and real estate. The construction of the new Capital Airport BBI enables us to develop in totally new dimensions in this area."
A total of 28 new businesses have opened at Berlin-Tegel Airport since 2006 and 12 were expanded. There were 25 new openings in this year alone. The new businesses are staffed by a total of 160 employees. Another snack bar is scheduled to open as early as December. In addition, the Tegel boulevard will be extended again in spring of 2008.New openings in the gastronomy sector include Starbucks, an Illy bar, two Becks bars and two Segafredo bars, Brezel Mayer, Cindy's Diner, as well as a Marché restaurant, bar and bakery. And new shop openings include Lederwaren Lemm, offering leather goods, Marco Polo, the cosmetics store Beauty Place, Relay Buch & Presse, a Duty Free & Travel Value shop as well as the souvenir shop Berlin Berlin.