Representative of more than 100 national and international airlines

Welcome to the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany

BARIG represents the interests of around 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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An Appeal to European and National Governments: More than Ten Boards of Airline Representatives Call for a Cross-border Digital Solution to Track COVID-19

• Global challenges such as a pandemic can only be solved through a coordinated effort across country borders
• The international political will is imperative to the urgently...

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Federal Government Terminates Global Blanket Travel Warning: An Initial Step in the Right Direction, Yet Further Moves are Required

As figures and studies on the corona-virus, such as those of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), reveal, the infection pattern varies significantly from country to country, even from region to region....

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Transnational Digital Border Solution: The Boards of Airline Representatives’ (BARs’) Proposal to European and National Governments

Unusual times call for exceptional measures; likewise, solving global challenges, such as the impacts of a pandemic, requires coordinated efforts across country borders. The current...

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Risk Areas, Quarantine Measures, and Testing Strategies: Basic Facts and Figures Concerning the Political Discourse

The revised decree by federal and state governments on a testing strategy and quarantine measures for travel returnees using different means of transportation (airplanes, automobiles, trains,...

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BARIG urges to continue the successfully established Covid-19-testing infrastructure and strongly warns against the consequences of blanket quarantine measures

• Federal and state governments' proposal to re-introduce a blanket quarantine policy poses a major setback for the entire travel industry and mobility
• Risk definition according...

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Travel Restrictions BARIG is demanding a common coordinated and science-based approach on international level

- Close coordination urgently required and critical to success
- Measures must reflect joint recommendations from ICAO, EASA and ECDC
- Clear rules are essential for the recovery of...

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      Syrian Arab Airlines logo
      Hahn Air Lines logo
      China Cargo Airlines logo
      Federal Express logo
      All Nippon Airways logo
      Asiana Airlines logo
      LATAM Cargo logo
      China Airlines logo
      Aeroflot Cargo logo
      Kuwait Airways logo
      Icelandair Cargo logo
      Deutsche Lufthansa AG  logo
      Air France logo
      Air China logo
      KLM Cityhopper logo
      Swiss WorldCargo logo
      Asiana Cargo logo
      Austrian Airlines logo
      Emirates SkyCargo logo
      Qatar Airways logo
      Silk Way Airlines GmbH logo
      Royal Air Maroc Cargo logo
      SunExpress logo

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      BARIG business partners

        Amadeus Germany GmbH logo
        UNEX: Management Consulting GmbH & Co. KG logo
        EUROPCAR Autovermietung GmbH logo
        Deutsche Bahn Vertrieb GmbH logo
        Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences logo
        Hertz Corporation logo
        ELEMENTS Fitness und Wellness logo
        Maritim Hotels logo
        Airliner Crew Service Center logo
        Hilton Frankfurt logo
        Crowe Frankfurt logo
        Aviation Power GmbH logo
        IGOR Gestalt logo

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