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With an estimated 12,000 aircraft retiring in the next 2 decades, aircraft recycling offers a broad range of opportunities for expanding your aerospace or recycling business. AFRA is here to help you keep in touch with the industry. From AFRA news, to industry information, to research and development opportunities - AFRA provides you with ways to GROW YOUR BUSINESS.



UPCOMING EVENTS

6Reen Aviation Conference
6-7 November 2014

AFRA Annual Meeting
7-9 June 2015
Scottsdale
Hyatt Gainey Ranch




AFRA News


18 June 2014
AFRA
AIRCRAFT RETIREMENT TSUNAMI - A 1000 AIRCRAFT A YEAR TO LEAVE SERVICE BY 2023


24 April 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek
Aircraft Dismantling Market to Rise to $80 Million in 2014


24 April 2014
AFRA
AIRCRAFT DISMANTLING MARKET TO RISE TO $80 MILLION IN 2014


14 April 2014
Aviation Week & Space Technology
Scrambling for Parts


February - March 2014
Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M)
From Cradle to Cradle: the aim of the Aircraft Recycling Industry


5 March 2014
MRO Network News
Creative solutions for older aircraft


Jan 2014
recycling today
On auto pilot


November-December 2013
afm
Creative developments: End-of-life solutions


13 December 2013
AviationPros.com
AFRA Promotes Global Collaboration at Aircraft Recycling Symposium


13 December 2013
Press Release
AFRA Promotes Global Collaboration at Aircraft Recycling Symposium


December 2013
MRO Management
End of the Road


October 2013
Regional International
A SMASHING Idea


16 September 2013
Recycling Product News
Bringing end-of-life aircraft recycling into focus


8 May 2013
MRO Network
Derk-Jan van Heerden, AELS/AFRA Director


15 April 2013
Aviation Week
End of the Line: Why Aircraft Retirements Are Accelerating


18 April 2013
Recycling Today
AFRA Accredits Two More Recyclers


March / April 2013
Jetrader
Remarket or Dismantle: That is the Question


28 February 2013
Aviation Pros
Aircraft Recycling: Going green and growing


January / February 2013
Jetrader
AFRA’s new Best Management Practice (BMP) Guide


30 January 2013
ENDS Europe
Aircraft recyclers clean up their act


16 January 2013
The Independent
An alternative to the rusty boneyard: Is it possible to recycle the behemoths of transport?


Jan-Feb 2013
afm
One Man's Rubbish: Aircraft Recycling


08 October 2012
Aviation Week
AFRA Re-Elects Officers


14 November 2012
EurActiv
Old airplanes find an afterlife as recycled resource


September - November 2012
ADVANCE
The Scrap to Recycle


21 August 2012
Plastics Infomart
Recycled aircraft carbon fiber flows through to kayak paddle


28 August 2012
PlasticsNews
Recycled Carbon Aircraft Carbon Fiber Used in Sports Application


02 July 2012
Recycling International
Aircraft retirements to almost double in next decade


10 July 2012
recycling today
Airplane Dismantling Rates Could Soar


July 2012
World Crunch - Le Temps
Where Planes Go To Die.... And Be Born Again


26 June 2012
Aviation Week Blog
The scrap yard


09 May 2012
recycling today
AFRA Publishes Aircraft Recycling Best Practices Guide


30 March 2012
CNN
How dead airplanes get a second life


17 April 2012
Environmental News Reports
AFRA Launches new BMP


17 April 2012
Reuters
AFRA Launches new for Recycling Aircraft Materials


17 April 2012
Boston Globe
AFRA Launches new Best Management Practice (BMP) Guide for Recycling Aircraft Materials


17 April 2012
AFRA Launches NEW BMP for Aircraft Materials Recycling


March 2012
Recycling International
Sky High Potential for Aircraft Recycling


25 October 2011
My Science
AFRA Members, Boeing, University of Nottingham, Collaborate on Carbon Fiber


19 July 2011
Airport International
Boeing Emphasizes links with AFRA


25 July 2011
Air Transport World
Embraer joins AFRA recycling effort


21 July 2011
UBM Aviation
Rolls-Royce and Boeing address AFRA AM


19 July 2011
New York Times
Boeing Emphasizes links with AFRA


19 July 2011
The Wall Street Journal
Embraer Joins the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association


22 July 2011
AFRA Annual Meeting News
Teardown Report #5: Reduce, Reuse, Retweet!


June 2011 - Paris Air Show
Financial Times AEROSPACE
Where Old Aircraft go for a course in Recycling


June 2011 - Paris Air Show
Aircraft Technology ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
End-of-life solutions: Retirement is not what it used to be


1 April 2011
BBC Podcast
BBC One Planet - How to Recycle a Plane


11 February 2011
Yahoo! Finance


11 February 2011
Earth Times


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Research & Information

Aircraft Dismantling Market To Reach $80M in 2014
30 April 2014 - AIN


Teardown market valued at $80m for this year
25 April 2014 - afm - airline fleet management


Aircraft Dismantling Market To Reach $80M in 2014
24 April 2014 - Boston Globe


Creative developments: End-of-life solutions
November-December 2013 - afm


Airplane Recycling: An up and Coming Industry
2013 - About.com


Sky High Potential for Aircraft Recycling
March 2012 - Recycling International


BBC One Planet - How to Recycle a Plane
1 April 2011 - BBC Podcast


[AFRA Member - P3 Aviation ] finds innovative ways of reusing scrapped aircraft materials
10 January 2011 - Flightglobal


Aviation industry under pressure to reduce landfill waste from scrapped airliners
10 January 2011 - Flightglobal


Grounded: the Jet Fly-Tippers
29 August 2010 - Sunday Times


AFRA comes up with ambitious target to improve the recyclability rate of the global end-of-service aircraft fleet
9 July 2010 - GreenAir


Aircraft recycling body seeks ambitious target
6 July 2010 - Flighglobal


AFRA Targets 90% Recyclability of Global Fleet by 2016
2 July 2010 - Aerospace Manufacturing and Design


Green vs Value vs Headache
1 July 2010 - Aviation Week


Boeing Looks at Lifecycle Efficiencies Beyond 787
30 June 2010 - Aviation Week


30,000 Tons of Aluminium
29 June 2010 - Aviation Week


How to Recycle an Airplane
24 June 2010


5,900 Aircraft for Disposal by 2028
- GreenSky


Fujairah airport set on becoming the UAE's hub for servicing and dismantling of aircraft
2 May 2010 - GulfNews.com


6,000 older aircraft to reach end-of-life in the next 20 years
20 April 2010 - Recycling Bizz


Bombardier first OEM to earn accreditaton from AFRA
2 April 2010 - Recycling Product News


Bombardier and GECAS join the growing list of accredited environmental aircraft fleet recyclers
13 April 2010 - GREENAIR


GREEN IS GOLD
22 March 2010 - Aviation Week


GECAS awarded environmental accreditation from AFRA
16 March 2010 - UBM Aviation News


How do you recycle a jumbo jet?
10 March 2010 - BBC News


Carbon Fiber Reclamation
March 2010 - Composites World


Bombardier Becomes First OEM to Earn Accreditation
23 February 2010 - Yahoo Finance


Bombardier Becomes First OEM to Earn Accreditation From Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association
23 February 2010 - The Financial


Bombardier Becomes First OEM to Earn Accreditation From Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA)
23 February 2010 - CSR Wire


Aircraft dismantling, recycling operations gets accredited
23 February 2010 - Waste & Recycling News


Bombardier’s aircraft dismantling operations have officially been accreditated by AFRA
23 February 2010 - Enviro.Aero


Bombardier Accreditation
23 February 2010 - Airline News Resource


Bombardier Earns AFRA Accreditation
23 February 2010 - Aviation International News


Der Friedhof der Flugzeuge
21 December 2009 - Wissen


Jet Cemetery
10 December 2009 - The Independent


A Cut Above - AFRA Media Day in Chateauroux
December 2009 - MRO Management


AFRA Deputy Director, Bill Carberry, Presents at IntertechPira Carbon Fibre Recycling & Reuse Conference
21 November 2009 - Fibre2Fashion - Germany


Aircraft Recylcing Best Practice & the Role of AFRA
Oct-Nov 2009 - Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance


Sulla Pista del riciclo
19 November 2009 - Il Sole 24 Ore


Three years of aeroplane recycling
3 November 2009 - EEP European Environmental Press


Démantèlement: un marché qui décolle
30 October 2009 - Air & Cosmos


Ich war eine Boeing
23 October 2009 - Financial Times Deutschland


L’óperation séduction du “Châteauroux Airport”
[Discovering Chateauroux Airport]
21 October 2009 - Nouvelle Republique


Boeing talks airplane recycling, innovations in recycling technologies
23 October 2009 - Boeing News Now


Airbus invited to join Boeing’s recycling efforts
22 October 2009 - Flight International


Recyclage des avions : l'AFRA a le vent en poupe
[Aircraft Recycling: AFRA Has the Wind in its Sails]
21 October 2009 - LesEchos.fr - Transport & Logistique


From Trash to Treasure - AFRA Redefines Aircraft Recycling Standards with Best Management Practices
September/October 2009 - Jetrader


Because it’s Breakable – AFRA Featured in Latest Edition of Air Transport World
5 August 2009 - Air Transport World


Evergreen Trading Inc. becomes AFRA Accredited
13 July 2009 - PR Newswire


Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) Launch New Best Management Practice Guide and Extends New Accreditation to Three Companies
14 May 2009 - Aviation Today


Extracting Value From Old Planes
9 Jan 2009 - Metal Bulletin Monthly


GA Telesis Announced Aircraft Acquisitions Which Air Salvage International Ltd Will Dismantle
7 Jan 2009 - Newswire


First Program Addressing Aircraft Industry Sustainability Awards Accreditation To Five Global Companies
July 29, 2008 - PRWEB


Firms Pass Aging Fleet Management
July 31, 2008 - Aviation Week


Aircraft Recycling (Almost) Live
July 15, 2008 - Aviation Week ShowNews Farnborough 08


Boeing Moves Into Scrap Business
July 16, 2008 - Flight International


Boeing and Alenia Establish Aircraft Composite Recycling Plant In Italy
Jul 16, 2008 - ASM International


Destroying Old Airliners And Protecting The Environment
Jul 13, 2008 - International Herald Tribune


Farnborough '08: Boeing, Alenia To Partner On Composite Recycling
Jul 17, 2008 - Aero News Network


Parting Parts
Jul 10, 2008 - Overhaul & Maintenance


Suez, Veolia to Recycle Planes as Metal Prices Soar
Dec. 11, 2007 - Bloomberg


Salvaging and Scrapping Aircraft
22 Feb 2007 - Aviation Week


Carbon fiber: Life Beyond the Landfill
May 2007 - High Performance Composites


Boeing and Airbus Compete to Destroy What They Built
1 June 2007 - Wall Street Journal


The end of the line — Aircraft Recycling Initiatives
April / May 2007 - Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance


Airbus supports aircaft dismantling centre
20 Sept 2005 - Flight International


Flight Today - We Recycle
Feb/Mar 2007 - Smithsonian Air & Space


Boeing Moves Into Recycling as Jet Sales Soar
27 April 2006


Boeing gives guidance to aircraft recycling group
5 June 2006 - Boeing News Now


Recycling Process for Aircraft Plastics and Composites
Oct 1995 - Storming Media




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