The Germania airline ltd. is 1978 an airline created in Cologne of that of Bremen lawyer Dr. Hinrich Bischoff. 1992 was shifted operational and technical company headquarters to Berlin Tegel. Likewise, 1992 received the official addition to Germania as “official shuttle “between Bonn and Berlin.
The main business of the Germania was for many years the charter business, among other things for TUI, CONDOR and Neckermann journeys. In the charter business, Germania applied as the most favorable offerer in Germany. Since 1998 became more and more airplanes to other societies (among other things Hapag Lloyd express, dba, Maersk, delta air LINEs leased. 1998 made Germania available as the first German airline of the company Siemens an airplane for advertising purposes.
2002 bought the Germania of 21 airplanes of the type Fokker 100 from the bankrupt’s estate of US Airways of the kreditanstalt fuer wiederaufbau. from June 2003 are on the airline under the mark “gexx “even as Low-Cost airlines active. To 28. March 2005 took over Germania 64 % of the portions dba. In consequence 12 Fokker 100 was handed to dba by Wet leasing (pilot, flight companion, technician, and airplane). The DBA took over at the same time 15 well-introduced distances “gexx “under its mark. The Kapitalverflechtung between dba and Germania was made in summer 2005 again retrogressive, co-operation however on 14 Fokker 100 was extended.
When the founder and boss of many years of the Germania Hinrich Bischoff deceased on 11 November 2005, it still put the future of Germania on the dying bed into the hands Joachim Hunolds, managing director of Air Berlin. A management contract is to be closed, Germania is to remain however independent.
To the Germania also some hotels belong in the new Lands of the Federal Republic, among other things the PALACE hotel on the island Usedom