Derk-Jan van Heerden of AELS was interviewed [January 23rd] on Dutch national television, RTL Z Friday Afternoon show. Derk-Jan talked about the work of AELS and disassemble & dismantling of aircraft.
In mid-2014 AELS took on the disassembly and recycling of the 35-years-old Boeing 747-200F, which was parked at Luxembourg airport since September 2008.
By the end of 2014, AELS is will extend its storage capacity with a new facility at Business Park Aviolanda in Woensdrecht.
The 6R Green Aviation International Conference will take place in Paris Le Bourget 6-7 November, 2014. The conference adopts the ideas of a circular economy to promote the goal of a truly sustainable aviation industry.
The 'Woendrecht Bode', a local newspaper, keeps its readers updated about recent developments at Business Park Aviolanda every other week. In their latest issue they reported about AELS.
Derk-Jan van Heerden, AELS General Manager and Deputy Director of AFRA, shared his view about AFRA Best Management Practices (BMP) guide in the Airline Fleet Management (AFM) publication of August 2014 about: New methods in aircraft recycling.
On the 15th of September there will be a symposium at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, it is called: ‘The Basics of Aircraft Leasing in a Changing Environment’ Derk-Jan van Heerden will be one of the speakers.
From May 20th until 25th the ILA Berlin Airshow will be held in the ‘Berlin ExpoCenter Airport’. On the 20th there will be a conference (ILA Conference Center, hall 5) were Derk-Jan van Heerden will be one of the speakers.