The 747 Had a Great Run. But Farewell Doesn’t Mean the End.


There may be no airliner as recognizable as the Boeing 747,the world’s first jumbo jet, with its iconic hump of an upper deck. For aviation fans, the introduction of the (more…)

The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) is pleased to welcome Southwest Airlines and Kalitta Air LLC as its newest airline members. AFRA recently expanded its membership categories to invite airline (more…)

MONTRÉAL and LAS VEGAS, 28 JUNE 2016 – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) have announced a  new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed (more…)

In the past decade, aviation innovators have forged credibility and uniform standards for the teardown industry. “We’re trying to get the industry to demand quality,” says Derk-Jan van Heerden, president (more…)