New board members at Entry Point North Belgium, skeyes's subsidiary

Board position for Peggy Devestel and Thierry Genard

Brussels, 14 March 2024 - A new Board of Directors was constituted at the General Meeting held last 8 March at Entry Point North Belgium. On behalf of skeyes, Mrs Peggy Devestel and Mr Thierry Genard will sit on this four-member board. Entry Point North also appointed 2 new board members at the same time. ​

Entry Point North Belgium (EPNB)

Entry Point North (EPN) provides a whole spectrum of training courses for air traffic controllers, Air Traffic Management (ATM) technicians and support services. Entry Point North was initially a joint venture of the Danish, Swedish and Irish Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP). In 2018, skeyes (the Belgian ANSP) entered into a partnership with EPN, thereby establishing EPNB, the Belgian branch of EPN. This training organism has its training centre in Steenokkerzeel on the site of skeyes.

EPNB offers a wide range of training and simulator services to a variety of customers in the Benelux countries. Their primary focus is on ATC, ATSEP and FISO training, which can be complemented by language assessments and meteorological training.

The new board members

skeyes delegates the following board members to EPNB's new Board of Directors because of their expertise in ATM and Corporate Topics Management.

Mrs Peggy Devestel

Ms Devestel is the chief operations officer at skeyes, where she is responsible for air traffic control at the 6 main airports in Belgium (Brussels, Liège, Charleroi, Antwerp, Ostend and Kortrijk), and for the CANAC 'en route' sector, which controls all traffic over Belgian and partly Luxembourg territory.

Mr Thierry Genard

Mr Genard is the chief compliance officer of skeyes. He is an expert in Risk Management, Compliance, Legal Advice and Corporate Social Responsibility.


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About skeyes

skeyes ensures the safety and efficiency of air traffic in Belgium 24/7. The skeyes air traffic controllers manage over 3,000 aircraft every day, which makes up over a million flight movements per year. The autonomous public company is active at the heart of Europe, in one of the busiest and most complex sections of airspace of the continent. skeyes is active at Brussels Airport and at the airports of Antwerp, Charleroi, Kortrijk, Liège and Ostend. Thanks to its CANAC 2 control centre skeyes manages the flight movements above Belgium and a part of Luxembourg up to an altitude of 7,500 metres (*). The company relies on its nearly 900 experienced staff members who are at the service of their customers: airline companies, airports, the aviation sector and the authorities. skeyes also develops innovating services regarding drones and contributes to a sustainable future of the aviation sector, among other things with respect to the environment.

skeyes is a member of FABEC, a joint airspace block (Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland) with the aim of improving air navigation efficiency in the heart of Europe in the framework of the Single European Sky.

(*) The upper airspace of the Benelux countries and North West Germany is managed jointly with the EUROCONTROL centre in Maastricht. 


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