|Operating bases||Cologne Bonn Airport|
|Parent company||WDL Group|
|Key people||Albrecht Barth, CEO|
The current name was adopted in 1991, when the parent was reorganized as WDL Group. With WDL Aviation offering aircraft lease and charter services, the aerial advertising and sightseeing flight branch (using blimps) survives in the other subsidiary of WDL Group, which is called WDL Luftschiff.
Since 1998, the British Aerospace 146 is in service with WDL Aviation. Other aircraft types that were operated by WDL Aviation include the Fokker F27 Friendship and an Airbus A320-200 on lease from Adria Airways between 1992 and 1993.
As of August 2017, the WDL Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft:
The airline previously operated the following aircraft:
- 1 further BAe 146-300
- WDL Aviation: Official website
- Information about WDL Aviation at the Aero Transport Data Bank
-  retrieved 16 May 2017
- "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 15.
Media related to WDL Aviation at Wikimedia Commons