Berlin's new airport draws criticism

Construction budget more than doubled from $2.3bn to more than $6bn, but there is still no completion date.

    Berlin’s new airport is fast becoming one of the country’s most expensive construction projects.

    Its budget has more than doubled from $2.3bn to more than $6bn.

    There is no completion date and officials have been forced to open parts of the airport in stages.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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