Company Atlas Air Service AG

Atlas Air Service is a renowned aviation company with its head office in Ganderkesee located in Lower Saxony. More than 50 years ago the success story began with the construction of the airfield at Ganderkesee by Mr. Helmut Weyhausen and Mr. Jochen Weyhausen-Sauer.

Presently, Atlas Air Service has 280 fulltime staff members at five facilities in Germany and Switzerland. Further part-time employees and freelancers are part of the company which also cooperates with numerous sub-contractors.

The company is an Authorized Embraer Service Center. It is also a Cessna, Beechcraft & Hawker Service Center and offers Base and Line-Service for business aircraft at several locations in Germany. Furthermore the company sells aircraft of selected manufacturers on behalf of its customers.

Furthermore, Atlas Air Service takes care of managing the maintenance of the airworthiness of your aircraft based on the company’s certification as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO).

A highly skilled team is at your disposal for non-destructive testing (NDT). Our NDT technicians are certified under level II and/or III and may test any type of aircraft. garding the Cessna Citation C525 series from initial type rating to recurrent training.  

At Atlas Air Service you may also charter jets of various sizes, load capacities and ranges for your individual flights. Currently we operate Embraer business jets and also Cessna Citation business jets which will take you to any destination throughout Europe – non-stop, safe and comfortable.


Issuance of air traffic approval for the newly built airfield in Ganderkesee to Helmut Weyhausen and Jochen Weyhausen-Sauer

Establishment of Atlas Air Service GmbH and subsequent designation as Cessna aircraft retailer. Helmut Weyhausen, Eckhard Blank and Jochen Weyhausen-Sauer were appointed Managing Directors

The German Flight contest "Deutschlandflug 1971" hosted at the Ganderkesee airfield

Out of originally 64 Cessna retailers Atlas Air Service remains the sole entity in the European and Mediterranean region.

Michael Laux (Sales) and Uwe Lindemann (Maintenance Operations) were additionally appointed Managing Directors

Atlas Air Service is appointed Cessna Aircraft Sales Representative (ASR) for the region of the Federal Republic of Germany – and since then was awarded four times the most successful Cessna Representative worldwide

Establishment of Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport Service Center

Establishment of Bremen Airport Service Center

Legal status change to Atlas Air Service AG as hundred percent legal successor of the former GmbH (LLC.)

Inauguration of the Europe's most modern service center for business aircraft in Europe operating within an area of about 8000 square meters at the Bremen airport after a construction period of only one year

Atlas Air Service 40th year anniversary

Establishment of Stuttgart Airport Service Center

Dr Nicolas von Mende is exclusively appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company

Atlas Air Service AG is the new shareholder of the Augsburg based Beechcraft Vertrieb und Service GmbH which is renamed to Augsburg Air Service GmbH

10/2014 – 12/2016
Atlas Air Service is official IR (Independet Representative) of Bell Helicopter in Germany

Atlas Air Service becomes Authorized Sales Representative for Embraer Executive Jets (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

The position of Managing Director of Augsburg Air Service (former: Beechcraft Augsburg) is handed down by Hans Obermeier to Florian Kohlmann

Atlas Air Service becomes Authorized Service Center for Embraer Executive Jets

Atlas Air Service strengthens its management board: Gregor Bremer was appointed Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Expansion of Atlas Charter Fleet by adding the Stuttgarter Flugdienst

Atlas Air Service 50th year anniversary

Atlas Air Service AG is the new shareholder of the Altenrhein based AAL AG (previously Altenrhein Aviation) in Switzerland