AFRA Mission

The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) is the leading global organization for developing and promoting the safe and sustainable management of end-of-life aircraft and components.

Established in 2006, AFRA is a membership-based global collaboration to elevate industry performance and increase commercial value for end-of-service aircraft. AFRA represents companies from across the globe and throughout the supply-chain – from manufacturers to materials recyclers. Through the collective experience of its members, AFRA’s Best Management Practice (BMP) Guide has significantly improved the management of end-of-life aircraft in terms of environmental and sustainable performance.


AFRA’s Core Values:

  • Quality: AFRA practices continuous improvement in all activities striving to meet or exceed industry standards and achieve excellence
  • Integrity: AFRA conducts all business transaction lawfully and to the highest ethical standards
  • Safety: AFRA understands the safety of employees, our communities and passengers is paramount and our practices and standards always promote safety first
  • Inclusion & Collaboration: AFRA strives to include all stakeholders in aviation in all activities conducted by AFRA
  • Environmental Stewardship: AFRA aims to protect the environment and reduce our industry’s impact on critical resources through the product life cycle