Meet the team

Our Aviation Development team works together with passenger airlines to explore market opportunities, support start-up operations and to help maintain a positive long-term partnership between the airline and the airport, ensuring the airline's operation at Brussels Airport is as successful as possible.

Our team (left to right): Geert Van Dessel, Maarten Evenepoel, Tania Ter-Ossepiantz, Inge Luyckx, Betty van de Nobelen, Sonja Gehlen, Léon Verhallen, Karen Bulterys, Tom Leuckx and Jan Van de Reyd.


Léon Verhallen, Head of Aviation Development

Passenger airlines:
Maarten Evenepoel, Senior Aviation Development Manager – Sub Sahara Africa, Asia
Jan Van de Reyd, Senior Aviation Development Manager – Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia
Geert Van Dessel, Senior Aviation Development Manager – North & South America, Iceland, North Africa
Sonja Gehlen, Senior Aviation Development Manager – West, South & Central Europe

Tom Leuckx, Traffic Forecasting Manager
Inge Luyckx, Aviation Market Insight Manager
Tania Ter-Ossepiantz, Market Development Manager
Betty van de Nobelen, Market Development Manager
Karen Bulterys, Market Development Specialist
Gitte Truijen, Market Development Specialist

To contact the Aviation Development department, please e-mail us at