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A Story, to take the sky

A Story, to take the sky

Luxaviation's Heritage Story...

At each of our editorial meetings, it's the same story, to select the most beautiful ones, related to our beautiful city of Brussels, and then share them with you.
It is never easy, Calista, Chris, Meryl, Christian, always arrive in the meeting announcing to have the most beautiful of all, the one that absolutely must be told, but in reality there are always several that cannot remain in the shade, this one is part of it, the story of a Belgian entrepreneur, André Ganshof van der Meersch, passionate of aviation and who created our flagship of private aviation in Belgium, Luxaviation (Ex Abelag).

1964, Luxaviation's story begins..

Ganshof van der Meersch was born in 1927 in Belgium.
He was a passionate pilot, and in 1964 established the first European terminal dedicated to business aviation at Brussels International Airport.
In 1972, Ganshof van der Meersch brought the first business jet onto the Belgian civil aviation registry and, in 1978, set a new distance record when he piloted a Cessna 441 Conquest on a 2,557-mile transatlantic delivery flight from Gander, Newfoundland, to Brussels.

Over the course of his global experiences, Ganshof van der Meersch gathered many ideas for aviation best practices, including the art of business travel. During his time in the US, he discovered that corporations and business leaders were using private aviation to travel to and from destinations quickly and access a greater range of locations directly.
He realised that this approach to private aviation also facilitated US private aviation users’ personal interests, such as visiting vineyards, reaching hunting grounds and frequenting art exhibitions. He was so impressed by the service in the US that he decided to recreate it for his European market.

It's true that private aviation is not for everyone, but it is becoming more and more accessible!
Go on an impromptu weekend, choose to declare your love in the sky, then take your loved one to a top romantic destination, bet on a unique experience to sign the contract of your life, in the sky...

There are so many good reasons to create the extraordinary and the first of them is to keep in mind that life is short and that it deserves sometimes, often, as much as possible, a little madness, always higher, the sky is your limit.

Love you so much...

Make an appointment with a Luxaviation agent, prepare with him, the surprise of his life...

More info, it's HERE!

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