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October 15: Work begins on building the Henschel Aircraft Works (HFW). More than 14,000 aircraft are built.
April 22: The HFW are occupied by Soviet troops. All manufacturing sites are dismantled or blown up. Railway wagons are repaired, and agricultural machinery are manufactured and maintained (until 1947).
Soviet air force is moved from Berlin Johannisthal to Sch?nefeld. Aeroflot begins flying to Sch?nefeld.
SMAD Command No. 93 begins building a civilian airport at Sch?nefeld.
1948 - 1949
Construction of General's Hotel, later government passenger handling.
Preparations for establishing civil aviation in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
June 30: The (East) German Lufthansa begins operations.
September 18: Founding of the airline INTERFLUG and further expansion of Sch?nefeld Airport.
Opening of Runway I.
INTERFLUG takes over the business of the (East) German Lufthansa.
Opening of Runway II.
Commercial jet aircraft come into service.
The passenger terminal, with a capacity of 2.5 million passengers per year, is inaugurated.
The Pilots' Training Centre is opened.
September 17: The Flughafen Berlin-Sch?nefeld GmbH (FBS) is founded.
April 1: The first joint Berlin Flight Schedule for Tegel - Sch?nefeld -Tempelhof.
August 12: Beginning of construction for the complete overhaul of the main runway.
November 1: B.L.A.S. (Berliner Lufthansa Airport Services) commences operations.
February 3: Ceremony to inaugurate the new main runway. M?venpick Restaurant is opened.
April 6: New passenger information system.
May 4-6: During a three-day strike of the fire departments at Tegel and Tempelhof, the entire Berlin air traffic is handled at Sch?nefeld.
May 31: After Frankfurt, Sch?nefeld becomes the second German airport to be integrated into the network of Inter-City trains.
June 15-21: The International Aero-space Exhibition (ILA &92) takes place again on the grounds of Sch?nefeld South for the first time in Berlin since 1928.
December 3: The modernised terminal is opened with a large reception. The passenger capacity is 4.5 million a year.
January 25: The BBF Supervisory Board decides to expand the passenger handling facilities by building a terminal for 4.5 million passengers.
May 23: The new fire station handed over to the Sch?nefeld Fire Brigade.
June: Car rental centre opens across from Terminal A.
November 1: Restrictions on loud aircraft during the night come into force for the first time.
May 1: Opening of the new 47 m control tower by the German Air Traffic Control.
May 17: The new traffic control goes into operation.
May 28 to June 5: The International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) takes place for the second time at Sch?nefeld Airport.
September 12: The FBS Supervisory Board approves the construction of mobile telescoping bridges and a five-story car-park with 820 parking places.
December 22: Record passenger volume at the Berlin airports; the 10 millionth Berlin passenger in 1994 is greeted at Sch?nefeld Airport.
June 1: Opening of the renovated Terminal B, the three passenger bridges at Terminal A and the new aircraft parking positions at ramp III; Finnair starts the route Sch?nefeld-Helsinki.
June 30: Opening of car-park P4 with 820 parking places.
September 16: First day of Sch?nefeld Open Day. 50,000 visitors take the opportunity to get a look behind the scenes.
May 13 to 19: The International Aerospace Exhibition ILA 96 is held for the third time on the southern section of the airport, in Diepensee (215,000 visitors).
June 20: The recommendation is made to expand Sch?nefeld to become the single airport Berlin Brandenburg International.
September 7-8: As a result of the number of visitors in the previous year, it is decided to hold an Open Day at Sch?nefeld in 1996. 120,000 visitors are proof of the event&s popularity.
September 13: Planungs- und Projektgesellschaft Sch?nefeld (PPS) founded.
December 13-14: A Christmas market is organized at the Sch?nefeld Airport for the first time. Despite
unpleasant weather, tours of the airport and many other attractions draw the young and old to Sch?nefeld in the pre-holiday season.
July/August: During the summer vacations, the &A Day at the Airport& event is introduced with about 1,000 participants.
August 23-24: Sch?nefeld Airport holds its third Open Day. With 140,000 visitors, it is even more popular than in the past.
August 30-31: The air rally &Around Berlin& and the German Precision Flying Championships hold their crowning ceremonies in Sch?nefeld.
October 30: : New General Aviation Terminal (GAT) goes into operation.
November 28: Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services GmbH, a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and Bombardier Business Aircraft, goes into operation.
May 18-24: The ILA &98 was, with approximately 226,850 visitors, the most international, most frequented and most successful aeronautics exhibit in its 89-year history.
May 20: The AirportExpress, Sch?nefeld Airport commences operations.
July 8: Topping-off ceremony for the new freight centre at Sch?nefeld Airport.
January 21: Opening of the new freight centre. The total investment was DM 27.9 million.
March 19-21: An Air France Concorde lands at Sch?nefeld and, in the framework of a benefit event from the Hamburg LIONS CLUB, makes three round-trip flights.
May 29/30: The airport opens its gates for the fourth Open Day.
July 5: With the landing of the first aircraft in Berlin-Sch?nefeld, the so-called &Beamten Shuttle& (Civil Servant Shuttle) begins service between Cologne/Bonn and Berlin in the framework of the move of the capital.
March 28: The private Portuguese PGA Portugalia Airlines commences scheduled flights between Portugal and Berlin-Sch?nefeld.
May 4: The Canadian airline Canada 3000 starts operations between Berlin-Sch?nefeld and Calgary and Vancouver. Canada 3000 flies weekly with an Airbus A 330/200 during the Summer Flight Schedule.
June 6-12: The International Aerospace Exhibition ILA is held for the fifth time on the southern section of the airport The ILA again proves to be a magnet with 212,000 visitors.
October 30: SriLankan inaugurates its long-distance connection Berlin & Dubai & Colombo with an A 330. Both business travellers as well as tourists now have an interesting connection to Asia.
November 20: For the first time since 1989 the (magic) number of 2 million passengers is exceeded.
March 25: BUZZ now flies up to four times daily from Berlin-Sch?nefeld to London-Stansted.
April 29: Bulgarian Air Charter flies several times weekly to Varna and Bourgas on the Black Sea.
May 19-20: The Open Day at the Berlin airports is held for the fifth time.
July 15: Atlas International takes off for Turkey several times a week.
October: Condor flies non-stop to Thailand, to Bangkok and further to Phutek.
LTU and Condor include routes to the Caribbean in their network. They fly directly to the Dominican
Republic (Peurto Plata, Puna Cana), to Cuba (Varadero) and Mexico (Cancun).
Air Berlin commences flights to Sicily, Malta, Teneriffa, Hurghada and Luxor.
November 12: African Safari Airways
flies every 14 days to Mombasa.
January 28: Berlin-Sch?nefeld Airport proves its great potential in a superb logistical performance ? for an IBM event in Berlin. In less than 12 hours 21 additional special flights are coordinated, handled, cleaned and prepared for the return trip.
Spring 2002: For an additional, voluntary, noise protection program, which will be conducted over a four-year period, the Flughafen Berlin-Sch?nefeld GmbH provides a total of 1.6 million euros. The areas qualifying for grants are defined night-flight zones in which an average of six flight noise events a maximum level of 75 decibles might occur at night.
July 9-12: Hewlett Packard holds an event in Berlin in which 24 special flights are handled in addition to the normal daily traffic.
August 1: ?Ess-Bahn? opens directly in front of Sch?nefeld Airport. A train (S-Bahn) converted into a snack bar begins offering tasty snacks for the slightly hungry.
October 15: Seven An-124 cargo planes with a total of 700 tonnes of freight on board are loaded in Berlin-Sch?nefeld for transport to Chad.
November 3: Condor starts flights every Sunday from Berlin-Sch?nefeld to Bangkok.
November 12: With a non-stop connection between Berlin-Sch?nefeld and Colombo the holiday carrier LTU expands Berlin?s longdistance offer.
May 1, The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair replaces buzz on the Berlin-Sch?nefeld ? London-Stanstedt route with up to three flights daily.
October 26: The low-cost carrier germanwings moves all of its scheduled flights from Tegel to Berlin-Sch?nefeld starting with the Winter-Flight Schedule 2003/2004.
The Italian low-cost carrier volareweb.com also moves ist daily Rome flight from Berlin-Tegel to Berlin-Sch?nefeld and at the same time expands ist oferr by three destinations: Frankfurt Hahn, Venice and Milan-Linate starting with the new Flight Schedule.
November 3: The newly founded low-fare airline V BIRD takes off four times daily from Sch?nefeld to Niederrhein Airport (D?sseldorf).
November 5: Decision to develop Berlin-Sch?nefeld to easyJet hub. The easyJet decision is preceded by a selection process including 80 European cities.
February 29: As a new low-cost carrier Basiq Air offers flights to Rotterdam for times a week.
28. April: With a brand new airbus A319 easyJet takes off for the first time to the destination London-Luton.
spring 2004: A mobile service team is at disposal for all arriving and departing passengers. Furthermore a transfer with golf cars is arranged which carries passengers from the distant parking and the S-Bahn-Station to the terminal.
May/June: easyJet starts 12 additional destinations: Liverpool, Newcastle, Paris-Orly, Athens, Nice, Copenhagen, Bristol, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Budapest, Basel and Naples (17.06.).
ICELANDAIR starts the air traffic in Berlin-Sch?nefeld. Every Tuesday and Sunday the airport Keflavik is going to be approached (about 40 minutes away from Reykjavik).
August 13: The ministry of communication in Brandenburg has agreed to the extension in order to the great airport Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI).
August 25: Berlin Sch?nefeld welcomes the 2 millionth passenger.
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