A380 "Berlin": Inaugural flight cancelled

New Airport in Berlin © Björn Rolle, Berlin Brandenburg AirportDue to the postponement of the opening of Berlins new airport "Willy Brandt" at short notice, Lufthansa had to cancel the inaugural flight of its newest A380. On June 3rd LH 171 should have been the first flight in the early morning to take off from the new capital airport in the direction of Frankfurt.

Nevertheless Lufthansa holds on to the date of the christening of the new A380. On May 22nd Berlins mayor Klaus Wowereit will baptize Lufthansas nineth A380 at Tegel Airport on the name "Berlin". Afterwards the aircraft will circle Berlin.