WDL Aviation

WDL Aviation is a German charter airline based in Cologne and based at Cologne / Bonn Airport.


The WDL Founded in 1974, Aviation GmbH & Co. KG is a subsidiary of the West German air advertising Theodor Wüllenkemper KG.

In addition to special charter it takes over with its current six passenger aircraft BAe 146 under wet-lease contracts are mainly flights to other airlines such as Air Berlin, German Wings, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM city hopper, Flybe, Sky Work Airlines Brit Air or Airlinair. Furthermore, the BAe 146 combined over several years for Airbus passenger -transport the seat in Toulouse with the Hamburg -Finkenwerder and Bristol- Filton. In addition, WDL Aviation led with two Learjets medical flights, as for example in the past for Royal Jet, by.

By 2011, the company with three meantime retired Fokker also conducted F-27 cargo flights in the charter for companies such as TNT, UPS and Farnair Europe.


As of November 2013, the fleet of WDL Aviation consists of six aircraft with an average age of 27 years:

  • 3 BAe 146-200 (1 currently parked )
  • 3 BAe 146-300 (2 currently parked )