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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Germany.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.

Airlines in Germany
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
ACM Air Charter Karlsruhe
5P
BVR
-
1958
Aero-Dienst Nurnberg
-
ADN
1958
AeroLogic Leipzig Halle (LEJ)
-
BOX
2009
Air Hamburg Hamburg (HAM)
HH
AHO
2005
Air Independence Munich (MUC)
-
JTV
-
1998
AirBerlin Berlin (TXL)
AB
BER
745
1978
AirX Charter Egelsbach (EDFE)
-
EYC
-
1978
Arcus Air Mannheim (MHG)
ZE
AZE
1973
Avangaard Aviation Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB)
-
-
2012
Avanti Air Siegerland (SGE)
-
ATV
1994
AzurAir Dusseldorf
-
ARZ
2016
BinAir Munich (MUC)
-
BID
2006
Condor Frankfurt (FRA)
DE
CFG
861
1956
DC Aviation Stuttgart (STR)
-
DCS
2007
European AirTransport Leipzig/Halle (LEJ)
QY
BCS
615
2010
Eurowings Dortmund (DTM)
EW
EWG
104
1993
FLN Frisia Luftverkehr Norden (NOE)
-
-
1969
Germania Berlin (TXL)
ST
GMI
246
1978
Germanwings Cologne (CGN)
4U
GWI
2002
K5 Aviation  
-
KAY
2010
LFH - Luftverkehr Friesland Harle Wilhelmshaven (WVN)
-
-
1983
LGW - Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Dortmund (DTM)
HE
LGW
1980
Lufthansa Frankfurt (FRA)
LH
DLH
220
1926
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt (FRA)
LH
GEC
020
1995
Lufthansa Cityline Cologne (CGN)
CL
CLH
683
1958
Nightexpress Frankfurt (FRA)
-
EXT
1984
Private Wings Berlin (SXF)
8W
PWF
116
1991
Small Planet Airlines Germany Berlin
5P
LLX
2016
SundAir Berlin
-
-
2017
SunExpress Deutschland Franbkfurt
XG
SXD
2011
TUIfly Hannover HAJ)
X3
TUI
617
2007
WDL Aviation Cologne (CGN)
WL
WDL
1956

Airlines defunct since 2000 in Germany
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Aero Flight AOC withdrawn 31/10/05; remaining assets purchased 1/06 by Avion Group (Air Atlanta Icelandic) and ops relaunched 4/06 as Star XL German
GV
ARF
2004
2005
Aero Lloyd Flugreisen Ceased ops 16/10/03 when Bayerische Landesbank (66%) withdrew its support. Reorganized becoming Aero Flight.
YP
AEF
1980
2003
Air Omega Closed because of financial irregularities
OE
AOW
2001
2003
Air Cargo Germany AOC suspended on 18/4/13 by LBA and entered bankrupcy in early 5/13
6U
ACX
2008
2013
Augsburg Airways Ended franchise contract with Lufthansa 26/10/13); liquidated 31/10/13
IQ
AUB
1996
2013
Baden Air Acquired by Cirrus Air
-
-
1998
2000
BerlinJet Ceased ops after 10 days of activity
-
-
2003
2003
Blue Wings AOC reinstated 4/5/09; entered new financial difficulties in 12/09 and ceased ops on 13/1/10, AOC suspended same day.
QW
BWG
2002
2010
Bonair Business Charter -
-
BOB
2003
2005
Bremenfly Started ops on 20/5/09; AOC reinstated 29/4/10 and moved base to Berlin-SXF. AOC suspended again on 2/11/10.
8B
BFY
2008
2010
Britannia Airways Deutschland Formed by Britannia AW (43%)
BN
DBY
1997
2001
Cirrus Airlines Suspended ops on 20/1/12 after merger talks with SkyWork Airlines, Switzerland failed; take-over talks with OLT failed in 5/12
C9
RUS
1988
2012
City-Air Germany Formed as Teuto Air Lufttransporte; renamed TAG Teuto Airways Germany and later TAG City Air in 1998. Renamed again City-Air in 2001
6E
CIP
1998
2004
Condor Berlin Formed by Condor; parent company acquired by Thomas Cook. re-launched 10/3/09 and integrated into mainline Condor. AOC released 3/5/13, cancelled in 2015.
DE
CIB
1997
2009
ContactAir Flugdienst Purchased in 6/12 by OLTExpress Germany and taken over on 1/9/12
C3
KIS
1972
2012
DBA Purchased 16/8/06 by Air-Berlin; ceased ops on 30/4/07 (in favour of Air-Berlin); closed down on 30/11/08.
DI
BAG
2004
2008
DBA Deutsche BA EasyJet declined to purchase carrier in 2003; acquired 2003 by Intro Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH and Renamed 1/1/04 to DBA
DI
BAG
2002
2003
Denim Airways Started ops from Italy (Bologna and Genoa) in 1/05. Reportedly ceased scheduled services on 12/9/2005
-
-
2003
2006
Deutsche BA Luftfahrt Option granted by British AW to EasyJet in 2002 to buy 100% of Deutsche BA by early 2003. Renamed Fly-DBA on 13/3/02
DI
BAG
1992
2002
Euro-hopper.com Formed with assistance from Denim Air and Hahn Air
-
-
2003
2003
European Air Express Acquired some assets from Debonair in 1999; temporarily grounded in 2001. All ops ceased 30/9/07
EA
EAL
1997
2007
Eurowings Flug Formed by Eurowings (100%). Reorganized into low-cost carrier Germanwings
EW
GWI
1995
2002
Excellent Air Ceased ops in 9/0
-
GZA
1969
2007
Express Airways Formed by Farnair Europe, operating for Federal Express
-
EPA
1998
2001
Farnair Germany Reorganized in 2003 and renamed back to Express AW
-
EPA
2001
2003
Flugbereitschaft
-
FBR
1968
2012
Fly FTI Formed by Frosch Touristik tour operator and Airtours Int'l.
BZ
FTI
1998
2001
German Sky Airlines Originally planned to start ops in 11/06, postponed to 6/08 with ACMI equipment. Own AOC granted on 11/11/10 and ops started on 13/11/10. Ceased ops 30/11/12
-
GHY
2006
2012
Germania Express -
-
GMQ
2012
2012
Hamburg Airways AOC granted on 28/3/11; started op on 30/3/11. AOC suspended 20/12/14 and filed for administration 12/1/15.
HK
HAY
2012
2014
Hamburg International Suspended ops on 19/10/10 over financial issues, and filed for bankrupcy
4R
HHI
1998
2010
Hapag-Lloyd Express Formed by TUI; partially integrated into HapagFly 12/06 dba TUIfly; merger completed 1/7/10 with new AOC issued.
H3
HLX
2002
2006
Hapag-Lloyd Fluggesellschaft Started dba as HapagFly 28/4/05; partially merged with HLX into TUIfly 11/5/06 & merger fully completed 2008 with legal name changed in 2010
HF
HLF
1969
2006
Jetair Flug Originally formed as Cirrus Middle East. Started trading as ImperialJet in 1/07
-
JTI
2004
2007
Jetair Flug Fully purchased by Air-Berlin (announced 27/3/07, approved 8/07) with AOC integrated on 1/4/11.
LT
LTU
1955
2011
MTM Aviation Formed by Mini-Trans Transportbetriebe. Merged into Bonair Business Charter
-
MTM
1980
2002
OLT Ceased ops on 27/1/13 and filed for bankrupcy on 29/1/13
OL
OLT
1958
2013
Primair Executive Charter -
-
PJM
1997
2000
PrivateJet-International -
-
PJI
2010
2012
RAS Fluggesellschaft Originally formed as Rheinland Air Service; acquired by LTU Int'l, re-sold in 2000 to Wings Factor. Ceased ops on 11/1/02
RW
RLD
1973
2002
Slver Bird Charterflug Originally formed in Bremen, moved to Saarbrücken in 2/09 & ceased ops on 30/12/09.
-
SLF
1995
2009
Sky Team -
-
XST
1998
2002
Sky Team Formed by Avion Group & AOC received 4/5/06. Management buy-out under ExcelGroup leadership in 10/06; renamed 22/11/06
-
GXL
2006
2006
Tempelhof Express Airlines Formed by Avion Group & AOC received 4/5/06. Management buy-out under ExcelGroup leadership in 10/06; renamed 22/11/06
SB
SBY
1998
2001
TransAer Cologne Formed by TransAer
-
-
1998
2000
Vibro Air Flugservice Originally formed in 1987 as Allkauf Flugservice. Ceased ops in 8/13.
-
VIB
1994
2013
XL Airways Germany Suspended ops on 14/12/12, subcontracting services to Hamburg Airways. Filed for bankrupcy on 27/12/12 and AOC cancelled in 2015.
G1
GXL
2006
2012

Airline hull loss accidents in Germany
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
30-Sep-15 Luxair DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 LX-LGH Saarbrücken-... 0 crashed
12-Jan-15 Sun-Air, opf British Airways Dornier 328-110 D-CIRD Hamburg-Fuhl... 0 destroyed
23-Jun-14 GFD Learjet 35A D-CGFI near Olsberg-Elpe 2 crashed
12-Jan-14 Theo Steil GmbH Cessna 501 Citation I/SP N452TS near Trier-Föhren... 4 crashed
09-Aug-13 Ukraine Air Alliance Antonov 12BK UR-CAG Leipzig Airp... 0 crashed
15-Feb-13 Abelag Aviation Embraer Phenom 100 OO-MAS Berlin-Schön... 0 crashed
01-Mar-12 Asia Today Ltd. Cessna 750 Citation X N288CX near Egelsbach Ai... 5 crashed
09-Sep-11 Classic Wings Antonov 2TD D-FONC Bruchsal Air... 0 destroyed
19-Jun-10 Air Service Berlin Douglas DC-3C D-CXXX Berlin-Schön... 0 crashed
14-Feb-10 Time Air Cessna 550B Citation Bravo OK-ACH near Reinhardtsdo... 2 crashed
19-Mar-08 Cirrus Airlines Dornier 328-110 D-CTOB Mannheim Air... 0 crashed
29-Nov-06 Grob Grob G.180A SPn D-CGSP near Mindelheim-M... 1 crashed
15-Feb-06 Develton Ltd. Dassault Falcon 20C-5 F-OVJR Kiel-Holtena... 0 crashed
12-Jan-06 Euroflug Frenzel Beech B300 Super King Air 350 D-CUNO near Freiburg Im ... 2 crashed
24-Jan-05 Atlas Air Boeing 747-212BSF N808MC Düsseldorf A... 0 crashed
21-Aug-04 Sachsische Luftfahrt Service Antonov 2TP D-FONE Dinslaken-Sc... 0 destroyed
10-Jul-02 Swiss Saab 2000 HB-IZY Werneuchen 0 crashed
01-Jul-02 Bashkirskie Avialinii Tupolev 154M RA-85816 Überlingen 69 crashed
01-Jul-02 DHL Aviation Boeing 757-23APF A9C-DHL Überlingen 2 crashed
26-Dec-01 Bremerhaven Airline BN-2B-26 Islander D-IAAI near Bremerhaven 8 crashed
02-Dec-01 OLT Dornier 328-110 D-CATS Bremen Airpo... 0 crashed
08-Feb-01 E.A.S. Aeroservizi Learjet 35A I-MOCO near Nürnberg Air... 3 crashed
08-Aug-96 Burda Holding Dassault Falcon 10 D-CBUR near Offenburg Ai... 4 crashed
19-Feb-96 Private Wings, op.for Alp-Air Cessna 550 Citation II D-CASH near Freilassing 10 crashed
25-Jan-95 Viessmann Werke Cessna 550 Citation II D-CHVB Allendorf 2 crashed
07-Jun-93 Aero-Dienst  Learjet 35A D-COCO Köln/Bonn Ai... 4 crashed
22-Dec-91 Classic Wings Douglas DC-3A D-CCCC Heidelberg-H... 28 crashed
25-Sep-91 Groupair Srl Dassault Falcon 20C I-NLAE Kiel-Holtena... 1 crashed
28-Jun-91 LTU Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 1 D-AERI Düsseldorf A... 0 destroyed
24-Feb-90 FTG Air Service Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 D-AELB near Bergisch Gla... 0 crashed
17-Jun-89 Interflug Ilyushin 62M DDR-SEW Berlin-Schön... 21+ 1 crashed
26-May-88 Star Air Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 OY-APE near Hannover Air... 2 crashed
08-Feb-88 NFD Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III D-CABB near Kettwig 21 crashed
31-May-87 Travel Air Cessna 501 Citation I/SP D-IAEC near Lübeck-Blank... 2 crashed
05-Feb-87 RFG Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV D-IEWK München-Riem... 0 crashed
12-Dec-86 Aeroflot / Belarus Tupolev 134A CCCP-65795 near Berlin-Schön... 72 crashed
04-Dec-85 Delta Air Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II D-IASN Friedrichsha... 0 crashed
24-Jul-85 Dornier Dornier CD-01A Seastar D-ICDS Bodensee 0 crashed
18-May-83 FLN BN-2 Islander D-IOLT Schleswig Ai...   unknown
19-May-82 Hurler Flugdienst Cessna 551 Citation II/SP D-IJHM near Kassel-Calde... 8 crashed
11-May-82 Aeroflot / Ukraine Antonov 2R CCCP-07399 Sputendorf   crashed
26-Mar-82 Dornier Dornier 228-100 D-IFNS near Igenhausen 3 crashed
12-Mar-79 Air France SE-210 Caravelle III F-BHRL Frankfurt In... 0 crashed
12-Jan-79 FLN BN-2A-8 Islander D-IEDA Juist Airpor...   unknown
22-Nov-77 Interflug Tupolev 134A DM-SCM Berlin-Schön... 0 crashed
01-Sep-75 Interflug Tupolev 134 DM-SCD Leipzig Airp... 27 crashed
27-Jun-75 Kurfiss Aviation BN-2 Islander D-IJAN Emden Airpor...   crashed
19-Feb-75 General Air Yakovlev 40FG D-BOBD Saarbrücken ... 0 crashed
06-May-74 Fragtflug Douglas DC-6A TF-OAE near Nürnberg 3 crashed
30-Oct-72 Interflug Tupolev 134 DM-SCA Berlin-Schön... 0 crashed
14-Aug-72 Interflug Ilyushin 62 DM-SEA Königs Wuste... 156 crashed
27-May-72 General Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 D-IDHC Helgoland Ai... 8 crashed
01-Feb-72 VFW-Fokker VFW/Fokker VFW.614 D-BABA near Bremen Airpo... 1 crashed
06-Sep-71 Paninternational BAC One-Eleven 515FB D-ALAR near Hamburg-Fuhl... 22 crashed
09-Feb-70 UAA de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C SU-ALE München-Riem... 0 crashed
09-Aug-68 British Eagle Vickers 739A Viscount G-ATFN near Langenbruck 48 crashed
20-Jan-68 THY, lsf Transair Sweden Douglas DC-7B SE-ERC München-Riem... 0 crashed
17-Nov-67 Interflug VEB 14P DM-SAF Leipzig 0 crashed
21-Jan-67 Air Ferry Douglas C-54A (DC-4) G-ASOG near Frankfurt-Main 2 crashed
15-Nov-66 Pan Am Boeing 727-21 N317PA near Dallgow 3 crashed
28-Jan-66 Lufthansa Convair CV-440-0 D-ACAT near Bremen Airpo... 46 crashed
26-Jul-64 Interflug Antonov 2 DM-SKS near Magdeburg 2 crashed
15-Jul-64 Lufthansa Boeing 720-030B D-ABOP near Ansbach 3 crashed
07-Dec-63 Interflug Ilyushin 14P DM-SBL Schwepnitz 0 crashed
04-Mar-63 Flugtransport Douglas DC-3A-191 N16067 Herzogenaura... 0 crashed
04-Dec-61 Lufthansa Boeing 720-030B D-ABOK near Ebersheim 3 crashed
30-Oct-61 BUA Vickers 736 Viscount G-AODH Frankfurt In... 0 crashed
27-Jul-61 Air France Boeing 707-328 F-BHSA Hamburg-Fuhl... 0 crashed
28-Mar-61 CSA Ilyushin 18V OK-OAD near Nürnberg 52 crashed
18-Feb-61 Pan Am Douglas DC-7CF N745PA Stuttgart-Ec... 0 crashed
04-Mar-59 VEB Flugzeugwerke Dresden Baade 152 DM-ZYA near Dresden-Klot... 4 crashed
19-Jun-58 Luxembourg Airlines Curtiss C-46F LX-LAA Stuttgart-Ec... 0 crashed
06-Feb-58 BEA Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-ALZU München-Riem... 23 crashed
03-Nov-57 Karl Herfurtner Douglas C-54A (DC-4) D-ALAF near Düsseldorf A... 6+ 1 crashed
22-Dec-56 JAT Convair CV-340-58 YU-ADA near München-Riem... 3 crashed
26-Apr-56 Aeroflot Ilyushin 12 ?   Berlin-Bohns... 3 crashed
22-Dec-55 Manx Airlines Douglas C-47B (DC-3) G-AMZC near Düsseldorf A... 3 crashed
08-Apr-55 BEA Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 G-AMAB near Düsseldorf A... 0 crashed
26-Jun-54 Skyways Avro 685 York C.1 G-AGNY Kyritz 3 crashed
20-Dec-53 Eagle Aviation Vickers 610 Viking 1B G-AHPO Nürnberg Air... 0 crashed
14-Oct-53 Sabena Convair CV-240-12 OO-AWQ near Frankfurt In... 44 crashed
19-Jan-53 Silver City Airways Bristol 170 Freighter 21 G-AICM near Berlin-Tempe... 0 crashed
24-Aug-52 Eagle Aviation Avro 685 York C.1 G-AGNZ near Potsdam 1 crashed
22-Mar-52 KLM Douglas DC-6 PH-TPJ near Frankfurt In... 45 crashed
11-Mar-52 Air Charter Avro 685 York I G-AMGL near Hamburg-Fuhl... 0 crashed
08-Jun-51 JAT Douglas C-47A (DC-3) YU-ABE Wittelsbach 0 crashed
26-Jun-49 Skyways Avro 691 Lancastrian C.4 G-AKFH Berlin-R.A.F... 0 crashed
19-Jun-49 Skyways Avro 685 York C.1 G-ALBX Neustadt 0 crashed
10-May-49 Flight Refuelling Avro 691 Lancastrian XPP G-AKDP near Schwerin 0 crashed
15-Mar-49 Skyways Avro 685 York I G-AHFI near Berlin-Gatow 3 crashed
05-Apr-48 BEA Vickers 610 Viking 1B G-AIVP near Berlin-Gatow 14 crashed
12-Feb-48 DDL Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3) OY-DCI Ulrichstein 12 crashed
20-Feb-47 French AF Douglas C-47B (DC-3) 349048 Offenbach 4 crashed
21-Apr-45 Deutsche Lufthansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200KB-1 D-ASHH near Piesenkofen 21 crashed
20-Apr-45 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3m D-ANAJ Glienig/Stei... 18 destroyed
14-Aug-44 Deutsche Lufthansa Douglas DC-3-220A D-AAIE Stuttgart-Ec... 0 destroyed
09-Aug-44 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-90V3 D-AURE Stuttgart-Ec... 0 destroyed
02-Aug-44 Swissair Douglas DC-2-115D HB-ISI Stuttgart-Ec... 0 destroyed
11-Feb-44 Deutsche Lufthansa Douglas DC-2-115E D-ABOW Berlin-Tempe... 0 crashed
08-Nov-40 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-90A D-AVMF Brauna/Schön... 29 crashed
29-Oct-40 Deutsche Lufthansa Douglas DC-3-220 D-AAIH Berlin-Tempe... 2 crashed
09-Aug-40 Deutsche Lufthansa Douglas DC-2-115E D-AIAV near Lämershagen 2 crashed
04-Dec-39 Ala Littoria Junkers Ju-52/3mlu I-BAUS Bayerisch Ei... 4 crashed
30-Aug-39 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mte D-AFOP near Hannover 7 crashed
24-Aug-39 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers F.24kay (G.24) D-ULIS Glindow 2 crashed
27-Jan-39 Air France Potez 62 F-ANPJ near Köln-Butzwei... 6 crashed
10-Oct-38 Sabena Sabca Savoia-Marchetti S.73P OO-AGT Soest 20 crashed
13-Aug-38 CSA Savoia-Marchetti S.73 OK-BAG Oberkirch 17 crashed
07-Feb-38 Junkers Junkers Ju-90V1 D-AALU Dessau 1 crashed
04-Jan-38 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mte D-ABUR Frankfurt 6 crashed
16-Mar-37 Imperial Airways de Havilland DH.86 Express G-ACVZ Elsdorf 3 crashed
28-Nov-36 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3m D-ATAK near Hannover   crashed
17-Nov-36 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mge D-ASUI near Lauf an der ... 4 crashed
01-Nov-36 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mge D-APOO near Tabarz 11 crashed
19-Sep-36 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mfe D-AJUX Frankfurt   crashed
12-Aug-36 British Airways de Havilland DH.86 Express G-ADEB near Altenkirchen 2 crashed
26-Jul-36 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers G.38di D-AZUR Dessau 0 crashed
25-Apr-35 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52/3mho D-AJYR near Hallgarten 3 crashed
06-Nov-34 Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft Junkers Ju-52/3mge D-AVAN Gross-Rackit... 5 crashed
27-Jul-34 Swissair Curtiss AT-32C Condor II CH-170 Wurmlingen/T... 12 crashed
27-May-33 RDL Junkers Ju-52/1mcai D-2356 Zechliner Hütte   crashed
10-Sep-29 Deutsche Lufthansa Rohrbach Ro X Romar I D-1734 near Grömitz 0 crashed
29-Aug-29 AB Aerotransport Junkers G.24li SE-AAF Emsland 0 crashed
01-Dec-28 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers G.31fi D-1473 Letzlingen 3 crashed
25-Sep-28 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers G.31de D-1427 Arnsberg 0 crashed
23-May-28 SGTA Farman F.63bis Goliath F-AEIE near Köln-Butzwei... 3 crashed
20-Nov-26 Deutsche Lufthansa Junkers G.24 D-944 Königsberg   crashed

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