Representative of more than 100 national and international airlines

Welcome to the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany

BARIG represents the interests of over 100 national and international airlines in scheduled, charter and air cargo business.

Since the foundation in 1951, the airline association works for the improvement of frame conditions in the aviation industry in Germany and is the key industry contact for politics, authorities, industry and media. Worldwide the BARIG member airlines transport around 1.7 billion passengers and more than 25 million tons of air cargo to over 1.500 destinations.

Every year 240 million passengers are traveling to and from Germany with BARIG airlines to more than 280 international destinations. The BARIG Airlines have over 100.000 employees in Germany. The overall aviation industry secures 800.000 workplaces and therefore is a major factor of the German economy.

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Airline Association BARIG Condemns Nationwide Strike Action at German Airports Announced for March 27, 2023

Both the German rail and transport union (EVG) and the trade union Verdi have called for further warning strikes on March 27, 2023, as part of the ongoing collective bargaining negotiations in the...

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BARIG Spring Brunch 2023 – Networking on Ash Wednesday

Following the annual tradition, the BARIG community met up at the Hilton Frankfurt Airport Hotel, where they attended the 11th anniversary edition of the BARIG Spring Brunch.

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Today’s Warning Strikes Have Massive Consequences for Air Cargo and Lead to Significant Challenges for Humanitarian Aid Flights

In the collective wage dispute between the German trade union Verdi and the employers of the public sector, strikes are being held today at seven German commercial airports, bringing air traffic at...

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Planned Warning Strikes at Seven German Airports are Unreasonable and Cause Great Damage

In the collective wage dispute between the German trade union Verdi and the employers of the public sector, seven German commercial airports will be affected by strikes tomorrow (Friday), bringing...

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BARIG Cargo Agenda 2023 Meeting

Recently in a strategic meeting, our BARIG cargo core team worked out the agenda and priorities for the air cargo and logistics action in 2023.

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ITA Airways Joins the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany

Born at the end of 2020, ITA Airways is one of the youngest European airlines. As the new Italian national carrier, ITA Airways serves an extensive domestic and international network via its two...

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