We are the voice of the German aerospace industry! We represent all industry segments and company sizes from engineering service providers to medium-sized suppliers to international system manufacturers.


  • In Hamburg, Airbus has the most modern fuselage-structure assembly line in the company to date
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    Around 120 VW Golfs roll off the production line every day at the VW plant in Wolfsburg. Production is highly automated in order to be able to meet this tight turnaround. In aircraft construction, the numbers are quite different.
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    In aircraft construction, the numbers are quite different: for example, Airbus delivers a total of 60 A320 Family aircraft per month from its final-assembly lines in Germany, France, China and the USA. In order to meet the growing demand in air traffic and at the same time increase efficiency, however, aircraft manufacturers are also relying on more and more automation and digitalization.
  • In May 2020, ILA Berlin is pleased to welcome the aerospace world to Berlin. We invite you to join us at this high-tech event.

About BDLI

The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) is the primary representative of the aerospace sector in Germany. As the voice of German aerospace, BDLI engages in dialogue with political institutions, authorities, trade associations and governments at home and abroad.