Why Us

23

years

Proven track
record and
experience

Powerful synergies

between our aviation and tourism clients

750+

Employees

Local experts
with your
interests at heart

Passion

we love
what
we do!

40+

languages

Spoken by our employees in markets that matter to you

Best quality

Award-winning
work with
proven results

64

OWN OFFICES

To accommodate
your global needs

360º

SERVICE

Our portfolio addresses each and every requirement

100+

memberships & associations

We are connected with the right people

Financial
stability

Strong financial
track record

International Board

Michael Gaebler

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Michael is Chairman of the Board and the driving force behind AVIAREPS growth. He founded AVIAREPS in 1994, and since then it has risen from a small domestic player to the multi-national leader that it is today. With over 20 M&As under his belt, Michael is a world-renowned expert in travel and aviation.

Outside of the office Michael is an accomplished sailor, and credits his maritime experience with helping him to stay calm, even in a storm.

Location Munich, Germany

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Edgar Lacker

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Edgar is the Chief Executive Officer of AVIAREPS, responsible for the strategic direction of the business. He passionately led the European activities of AVIAREPS since five years and is now in charge of leading AVIAREPS globally.

An avid fisherman, Edgar’s passion has taken him around the world, from Mongolia to the Seychelles.

Location Munich, Germany

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Testimonials

  • “We deeply appreciate the support of AVIAREPS, in promoting diverse destination with its expertise and insight in Korea travel industry during the past challenging year.  With proven co-op promotions results and close relationship with AVIAREPS Korea, we strongly believe that AVIAREPS will continue to work closely with us helping to boost our sales for the travel market in coming year."

    — Hee-Seok Kweon, President, Hana Tour
  • “AVIAREPS is a long-standing and reliable partner of TUI Swiss.We highly appreciate their expertise in the airlines business, but moreover their customer-focussed dedication and their team consistency has resulted in a successful working relationship. We are grateful to them for that! Owing to the professionalism of AVIAREPS we are pleased to recommend them with confidence. Our aim is to further develop the business for our mutual benefit."

    — Andreas Gantenbein, Director of Business Development, TUI Suisse Ltd.
  • Since many years British Airways has worked very successfully with AVIAREPS Tourism GmbH in Munich jointly promoting travel to various destinations and to Hawaii.This partnership has always been very successful and beneficial to both sides. The cooperation included the positioning of Sales Specials, Tour Operator promotional programs and a constant exchange regarding our flight product within Central Europe. Their great knowledge of the tourism market and excellent connections to the media is of great value to us. Therefore, I am pleased to recommend AVIAREPS Tourism GmbH."

    — Brigitte Geschwind, KAM Sales Development Central Europe , British Airways Plc.
  • “I would like to, no, I have to thank you for your excellent cooperation with AVIAREPS Austria. Your constant efforts are not just laudable but also remarkable. I hope that in the future we will be able to work with you again." 

    — Uwe Schmidt, Director, Blaguss Touristik
  • “I would like to express my appreciation for AVIAREPS Korea’s aggressiveness, efficiency and professionalism for many years and deeply appreciate our valued partnership. AVIAREPS Korea, which has been greatly managing Korea representative offices for New York, California, Hawaii, Marianas and Disneyland, has being doing great job to boost the each destination with carrying out the creative marketing and PR promotions. I strongly believe that AVIAREPS Korea will be definitely given the big achievement more than you thought, representing any account in Korea."

    — Hong, Ki-Chung, President, Mode Tour Network Inc
  • “Flight Centre South Africa is proud to be associated with AVIAREPS as the GSA for some of our preferred partners. AVIAREPS are always available for meetings to discuss the performance on contracts and are always willing to bring more to the table to drive sales. Their turnaround time and problem solving is fantastic and this is very refreshing. They are fantastic people to deal with on a personal level, are extremely approachable and very professional. I will recommend AVIAREPS as a GSA/ Partner/Supplier to anyone."
    — Kosie Nagel, Manager, Flight Centre
  • "BCD Travel Germany is very glad to cooperate with several airlines represented by AVIAREPS. We have always experienced a high professionalism and reliability of all AVIAREPS employees and thus are looking forward to further enlargements of our business relationship."

    — Jörg Siggelkow, Manager Supplier Relations, BCD Travel Germany
  • "As Italy's leader in quality tour operating, Alpitour S.p.A. prides itself to select only the best performing, most professional and reliable partner. Based on their business competence and excellent track record, in this respect we believe that AVIAREPS belongs to the top league."

    — Bruno Sgobba, Airlines contract manager, Alpitour World
  • AVIAREPS GERMANY

    For many years we have worked together with AVIAREPS Germany and its professional and diligent team in promoting and marketing various destinations within the German market.
    The cooperation with AVIAREPS Germany has always been focused on its client´s needs.

    — Jörn Krausser, Vice President Intercontinental Travel & DERTOUR , DERTOURISTIK Frankfurt GmbH & CO KG
  • AVIAREPS GERMANY

    Lufthansa German Airlines is working with AVIAREPS Germany for many years. We truly enjoy a very good business relationship.
    We value the wide-ranging networks of AVIAREPS Germany within the German travel trade landscape and the in depth understanding of the leisure travel industry.

    — Patrick F. Pötzsch, VP Key Account Management Travel Agencies & Touristic , Deutsche Lufthansa AG
  • "As operator of several of Europe's leading Online Travel Agencies, one of the secrets of our sustainable success during the last 10 years is a close and trustful cooperation with all of our partners. We therefore greatly appreciate the professional support that the whole AVIAREPS team has dependably shown. Thanks to their support, we have been able to considerably expand our business with airline partners, such as Air Namibia, Hainan Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Jet Airways or Air Astana."

    — Armin Konrad, Head of Supplier Relations Flight , Unister GmbH

Mission

We practically introduce and connect tourism products to local markets and provide people with a deeper understanding of foreign cultures, destinations and ways on how to get there. In addition, this commitment helps us to bring people to the world by creating brand awareness and arising the wish to travel to foreign spots, to take advantage of the best airline services and help our clients generate more travel volume.

The result is a global network that we help to sustain. We do indeed bridge continents and cultures or even more, we create interactions between people. We live the globalization and we love to make people move and bring people together, worldwide, without any boundaries.


Memberships

Our History

Sustainable Developments

We are committed to building a platform for people, organizations, regions and nations to globalize their businesses in the most effective and efficient way. At AVIAREPS, we understand that it is only through sustainable development that organizations can thrive and endure, and respected legacies are born. We are global citizens with local hearts and souls – bringing people to the world and the world to people.


Shareholding

AVIAREPS' share capital reflects a nominal registered capital of 1,071,604 Euros. Thereof 1,043,440 are common shares and 28,164 are non-par preference shares without voting right. All shares are registered and entered in the company's share register.

All shares are held by private persons, with the exception of 25.2 per cent owned by an investment company. No client or potential client holds shares or an interest in any of our companies. This allows us to maintain a neutral status.


Revenue

€117

MILLION

TURNOVER on behalf of
clients

€1.35

BILLION

Equity
Ratio

58%

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