The year 2020 has been a rough one for the accommodation and restaurant industry. After the COVID-19 lockdown in the first months of 2020, many restaurants reopened in the second half of the year, but their daily traffic dropped sharply compared to a year ago.
Germany’s third largest airport, Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” airport BER, is scheduled to open on 31 October 2020. IATA code for the entire airport location will change to BER with the start of the 2020/2021 winter schedule. Schӧnefeld SXF becomes BER. Tegel TXL to close November 8.
Fraport AG’s Supervisory Board, in an extraordinary meeting today, elected Hessian finance minister Michael Boddenberg as their new chairman. Michael Boddenberg succeeds Karlheinz Weimar, who stepped down at the close of yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) – after leading the Supervisory Board for more than 16 years. The shareholders elected Michael Boddenberg to the Supervisory Board at yesterday’s AGM.
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen has held preliminary talks with potential suitors for its aviation unit as it reviews strategic options for the business, two sources familiar with the matter said.