The History of Abelag

  • The History of Abelag

  • For nearly half a century, abelag has been pioneering business aviation in Europe. As the leading business aircraft operator in the Benelux, abelag provides a full range of services from its bases in Brussels, Kortrijk and Antwerp in Belgium, Lille and Paris in France, plus Eindhoven in the Netherlands. For more than four decades, abelag’s large fleet of business aircraft has enabled commercial and economic development throughout Europe.
    Abelag is now trading as Luxaviation Belgium

  • 1964

    • André Ganshof van der Meersch creates Abelag in Grimbergen, Belgium
  • 1970

    • The first ever business jet to be registered in Belgium
  • 1980

    • The first very long-range private jet to arrive in Belgium
  • 1990

    • 10 aircraft and never stop growing
  • 2000

    • The largest private aviation company in Benelux
  • 2013

    • Luxaviation acquires Abelag
  • 2014

    • 1964 - 2014 A half century of flying experience around the world 
  • 2016

    • Abelag becomes Luxaviation Belgium
    • Abelag Handling is now trading as ExecuJet (FBO)
    • Abelag Technics is now trading as ExecuJet