• On Monday June 18, 2007 the 47th Paris Air Show will start. AELS will of course be part of the world's biggest aerospace exhibition. You can find us at the Netherlands Pavilion, Hall 2B, Booth L8, L9 and L10.

  • Aircraft Technology Engineering and Maintenance (ATE&M), one of the leading magazines on aircraft MRO, published an article on aircraft dismantling and recycling in the April-May issue. AELS contributed to this article.

  • Today a paper titled: Extended Producer Responsibility in the Aviation Sector was submitted for the NECTAR conference. The conference is the major international event of NECTAR (Network on European Communication and Transportation Activities Research) held in Portugal on May 9-12, 2007.

  • AELS has become a certified apprenticeship employer. AELS received this certification after achieving a postive result of an audit by Kenteq. The audit by this Dutch organization is focused on capabilities, knowledge, manpower and structure of the company.

  • AELS is the first aircraft dismantling company that is offering services on two continents. From today, AELS offers Base Dismantling services for the North-American market at Gander International Airport(CYQX) Newfoundland, Canada.

  • Flugrevue is publishing an article on aircraft dismantling and recycling in the March issue. AELS was interviewed on this subject to gather information.

  • Last month the 'Maintenance Boulevard' feasibility study has been concluded. The study was executed by the Netherlands Aerospace Group(NAG) in cooperation with 12 companies. All the companies are active in the aviation MRO market of which AELS is one.

  • The prestigious NVvL graduation award of the year 2006 is awarded to Derk-Jan van Heerden for his master thesis with the title: End-of-Life Aircraft: How to deal with old aircraft withdrawn from service. This report formed the basis of AELS’ unique End-of-Life Decision Tool.

  • Two interviews were published this month in Dutch magazines. The first was published in 'Technisch Weekblad', which is published weekly for Dutch engineers.

  • AELS is very pleased to announce our membership of AFRA. AFRA, Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association, is a global organization formed to improve aircraft retirement practices. The Boeing Company initiated the founding of the association, which was formalised June first, 2006.