New Cape Town Terminal to Open Nov. 7

Cape Town International Airport's new Terminal 2010 is set to open next Saturday (11/7), and in preparation for the big day, it seems that every aspect of the building's infrastructure is going to be tested and retested so that there are no glitches when the doors open. For more on the "dry runs" and "mass simulations" check out this article from the Cape Argus.
One element of particular concern is the baggage sorting and handling system. It is the same one that failed miserably last year when London Heathrow's Terminal 5 opened.

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