Bauhaus Luftfahrt is a multi-disciplinary think tank, borne by four aerospace companies, Airbus, Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft (IABG), Liebherr-Aerospace and MTU Aero Engines, and is also supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology . The non-profit association is an internationally-oriented think tank. The team of around 50 employees deals with the future of mobility in general and with the future of air travel in particular. The goal of the research work is to consider the complex system of aviation from different points of view. In every project, the technical, economic, social and ecological aspects are considered holistically.