German Aviation Association

The German Aviation Association (BDL) is the common voice of the German aviation industry. It represents and promotes the interests of airlines, airports, Deutsche Flugsicherung (German air traffic control) and other service providers in German air traffic.


Our topics

The importance of air transport
Air transport connects people and markets worldwide - this secures employment and added value for the entire German economy.
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Fair competition
Our companies face international competition, but unilateral national and European special burdens put them at a disadvantage in global competition.
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Safety and operation
Safety is a top priority in aviation. Whether on the ground or in the air - airlines, airports and air traffic control do everything they can to keep flying safe
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German aviation is successfully committed to keeping pollution caused by greenhouse gases, aircraft noise and air pollutants as low as possible.
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