From vocational secondary education to airline pilot with Emirates in Dubai: “It was a risk, but I haven’t regretted it yet.” 

As a teenager, Yannick Luwel had other priorities than studying. When his parents gave him one last chance, the young student from Hasselt grabbed it with both hands. Having built a career as a pilot, Yannick, who is now 30, has now come a long way since attending vocational secondary education and he now counts the trendy Dubai Marina neighbourhood as his home base for the time being.