• 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.

  • In the February-March issue of Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (file attached) you can find the article 'From cradle to cradle: The aim of the aircraft recycling industry' where AELS is called 'one of the best-known names in the business'.

  • In the February issue of 'Milieumagazine' AELS was mentioned in the article 'Vliegtuig als Materialenbron', which roughly means: 'Aircraft as material source' (unfortunately this article is only in Dutch).

  • Last Sunday on a sunny afternoon five of our colleagues participated the 10K of the ‘CPC Loop 2014’ in The Hague. We congratulate Johan, Bastiaan, Anco, Daniel and Derk-Jan with this achievement!

  • We quadrupled our office, tenfolded our warehouse space, doubled our number of colleagues and bought our own airplanes for the first time. In short a very successful year and it’s even better now we can announce that we've just bought our first A320.

  • AFM (Airline Fleet Management) posted an article in the November-December issue called ‘creative developments: End-of-life solutions’ in which Martin Todd, AFRA's communications manager, examines the changing market for end-of-life aircraft. 

  • AELS has finalised our most recent purchase. We're expecting a fresh A320 for disassembly and dismantling. The aircraft will arrive at our facility in Woensdrecht early December. Teardown will commence immediately.

  • AELS is often mentioned in articles from all over the world. This time it is the online magazine "Recycling Product News" with an article on AFRA and End-of-Life aircraft recycling.

  • Two of our collegues, Daniel and Johan, ran an 8K race during the Amsterdam Marathon last Sunday, 20th of October.