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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Cross-industrial and cross-modal networking at the BARIG Full Board III/2022

On November 01, the BARIG Full Board III/2022 took place in the Deutsche Bahn building in Frankfurt with about 70 participants. The BARIG team welcomed the numerous member airlines and business...

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Airlines and the Aviation Industry Heading towards Climate-friendly Flying

What sounded like utopia until a few years ago is becoming more and more of a reality. Airlines, as well as the aviation industry in general, are doing everything they can to achieve the ambitious...

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International Airline Associations in Europe Demand: “Fit for 55” Urgently Needs to Be Revised for the Sake of Climate Protection and Fair Competition

• Climate policy has to be effective and avoid carbon leakage
• Emissions trading must ensure fair competitive conditions for all airlines

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Air Cargo Conference 2022

Collaboration in the air cargo community is key. After two years of considerable growth in the cargo business, there are now many new challenges lying ahead. Therefore, collaboration among the...

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Mandatory Mask-Wearing in Aircraft: Germany’s Solo Effort Lacks Factual Basis

The decision by the German Federal Cabinet to extend and to even tighten the current obligation to wear masks in aircraft is met with sheer incomprehension by the Board of Airline Representatives...

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BARIG Continues Its Involvement within the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt

During the most recent general assembly of the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt (ACCF) on July 26, 2022, BARIG Chairman and Executive Director Michael Hoppe was re-elected for the Executive Board for...

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