The aviation sector in Germany
is composed of a series of air transport services both passenger and cargo and the related activities and can be roughly divided into civil aviation/general aviation and military aviation. Airlines offer services tailored to the needs of the clients and can be divided into full-service carriers and low-cost carriers.
Investors who wish to open a company in the aviation sector in Germany
and have selected a specific business objective and service can then start the usual procedure for company registration in Germany
Types of services offered by companies in the aviation sector
The aviation industry in Germany has a vital role both in the transport of passenger and cargo and in the country’s economy. Below are five types of services offered by aviation and airlines companies in Germany.
- • general aviation/flight services: includes charter flights that are booked on demand, air patrolling, air ambulance, parachuting and pilot training.
- • civil aviation: all scheduled flights, private and commercial with flight itineraries and schedules; airline companies are included in this category.
- • freight transportation: cargo flights that provide complete freight transport services and observe stricter rules for the transport of various types of items.
- • aircraft manufacturing: Germany has a history of aircraft manufacturing and is a center for civil and defense aviation manufacturing.
Military aviation is also an important sub-sector of the aviation industry, however, this business field is generally under higher restrictions from outside investments.
How to open a German company that activates in the aviation sector
Companies that offer air transport services are incorporated as per the local laws for company formation in Germany
, with a unique business name and having a local registered office.
Some international companies may choose to open a branch in Germany and conduct the regional airline operations from a Germany city.
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, please contact
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