Opening Terminal 1 of Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Opening BER Terminal 1

On October 31, 2020, Terminal 1 of Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport (BER) opened with the arrival of the first two planes from easyJet and Lufthansa.

After landing on BER's northern runway, passengers, including easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren and Deutsche Lufthansa AG CEO Carsten Spohr, were welcomed to Terminal 1 by airport CEO Engelbert Lütke Daldrup.

Opening BER Terminal 1

The symbolic opening ceremony in a small circle was also attended by the Minister President of the federal state of Brandenburg, Dietmar Woidke, the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, as well as the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Andreas Scheuer MdB, and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Rainer Bretschneider.

On the evening of October 31, the first arriving commercial flights were welcomed at Terminal 1. On the morning of November 1, the first easyJet flight to London Gatwick took off from Terminal 1.

Highlights of the opening of Terminal 1 in 40 seconds