About us

The consulting company Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsforschung mbH (GfL) has been active on the market as a consultant and expert in the areas of safe flight operations, airport planning and ATM procedure planning since 1995. The management holds the title of official expert for air traffic both in Germany and in Austria. GfL offers a range of services primarily including advising and appraisal concerning safety assessments for airlines, ATC and airports, airport planning services, analysis of air space concerning DEP/ARR operations in the vicinity of airports and support within the scope of the approval of non-compliant infrastructure concerning EASA/ICAO. The profound consulting services regarding special matters of air traffic (law, environment, system engineering) in cooperation with our long-term partners complete our service portfolio. You can find a condensed presentation of our services in our company flyer.

To guarantee the professional competence necessary for the processing of our range of services:

  • CEO Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Fricke
  • Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Fiedler
  • Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Thiel
  • Dipl.-Ing. Markus Vogel
  • Dipl.-Ing. Marcel Stadie

In addition, numerous freelance or project-based experts build the GfL team:

  • Flight captain Hans-Günter Welke
  • Dipl.-Ing. Computer engineering Thorsten Jeschke

Due to the highly dynamic character of air traffic and its environment and the resulting problems, GfL has established close links with scientific institutions, in particular the Technical University of Dresden (TUD). The integration of qualified junior staff into our team also contributes to ensuring a high level of creativity and innovation.

GfL has been able to successfully handle numerous projects for our customers to date and demonstrate that their orientation in principle meets the market requirements. This does not release us from our responsibility to follow the constantly changing market with new concepts and ideas. We are always happy to meet this challenge.

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