Patrick Hansen

CEO, Luxaviation

Patrick Hansen

Patrick Hansen is CEO of Luxaviation, one of the largest private aircraft operators in the world. Born in Luxembourg, he holds a Commercial Engineering degree from ICHEC, Brussels and an MBA Finance degree from McGill University, Montreal. He started his career in finance and banking, working in various European countries, and successfully created several companies throughout his professional career.

He founded Luxaviation in 2008, which began as a 2-jet company with the objective of providing luxury business aviation solutions to their customers. Since then, Luxaviation Group, with headquarters in Luxembourg, has become the second largest business aviation operator in the world currently operating a fleet of 220 aircraft and operating 24 VIP terminals (FBOs). Luxaviation Group also includes Starspeed Helicopters, the largest VVIP helicopter operator in the world.

Under Hansen’s guidance to provide customers with state-of-the-art luxurious travel packages, Luxaviation Group has developed services such as La Fugue”, a tailor for luxury experiences focused on culture and Luxaviation Fine Wines, a luxury wine club that celebrates the excellence in viniculture.

To further its unique approach to client service, Luxaviation has set up its own client service academy working with businesses and individuals from an array of different industries including hospitality, aviation, finance and International Corporations alike.

Hansen has also made sustainability the main focus of Luxaviation Group’s operations and the future of electric travel is at the heart of these efforts. Luxaviation Group has recently partnered with Lilium and Rolls Royce, to deliver high-quality experiences for their customers, and participate in the development of sustainable transport solutions and eVTOLs.


Newsmakers Session – Bizav Leaders’ Perspectives on the Global Mission to Net Zero
Monday, 27 May 2024
12:10 – 12:55