DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH
Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) is the company in charge of air traffic control for Germany. It is a company organized under private law and 100% owned by the Federal Republic of Germany. Since January 1993, DFS has been controlling air traffic in Germany. In Germany, military and civil air traffic controllers work side by side. Since 1994, DFS has been responsible for the handling of both civil and military air traffic in peacetime. Only military aerodromes are exempted from this integration.
DFS was formed by the Bundesanstalt für Flugsicherung (BFS). The BFS was established in 1953 and Closed in January 1993. Previously, DFS was Founded as a private GmbH.