ASL and JetNetherlands merge private jet operations
ASL and JetNetherlands are merging to become one of Europe’s largest private jet operators. With the signing complete – following a year of negotiations – a new holding company has been formed under the name of JetNet Alliance Group.
ASL was formed in 1997 in Belgium and has an office in Eindhoven in the Netherlands. It has more than 20 business aircraft under management.
JetNetherlands was formed on 2001; it has offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. The company has 14 business aircraft under management.
Phillippe Bodson, owner of ASL, said: “If you want to continue in this market, you have to constantly move along and anticipate future developments. By pooling knowledge and strengths we can do more for our customers and fully meet the (European) regulations which for a company takes more and more time and knowledge.”
Marcel Groeskamp, director of JetNetherlands, said: “Both companies share each others’ vision, customer philosophy, belief in quality and collaboration to successfully move forward together in the future.”
ASL and JetNetherlands will retain their own identities and operate independently under their Belgium and Dutch AOC’s respectively.
The new group will have access to over 30 business aircraft including Beechcraft King Airs, Piaggio Avanti, various Cessna Citations, Falcon 2000, Bombardier Challenger 805 and Embraer Legacy 600.