Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie e.V.

Trade association of the German aerospace industry
German aerospace industry
The German Aerospace Industries Association (Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie e.V. – BDLI) with more than 215 members represents the interests of an industrial sector, which owing to international technology leadership and worldwide success has become a significant driver of economic growth in Germany. Combining almost all strategic key technologies, the German aerospace industry with a directly employed labor force of around 105,500, achieves an annual turnover of currently Euro 30.6 billion.

Communication with political institutions, authorities, associations and foreign representations in Germany is a major task of the BDLI, as well as a variety of services in Germany and abroad for its members. The BDLI is responsible for organizing the ILA Berlin Air Show International Aerospace Exhibition.

The BDLI is officially accredited to the German Bundestag where it performs specific, legally embodied tasks. The BDLI is a member of the European umbrella organization ASD, Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe, and the Federation of German Industries (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie – BDI).