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AFRA is Pleased to Welcome its 50th Member

Dépèche transmise le 11 février 2011 par PRNewswire

CHATEAUROUX, France, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AFRA is happy to mark the significant milestone in reaching a half-century of members, which further reinforces AFRA's position as the leading global industry association in the development and promotion of environmental excellence and sustainable best practice in aircraft dismantling and materials recycling.

AFRA's Executive Director Martin Fraissignes says: 'We warmly welcome Dale Aviation to our ranks. We are thrilled that in five short years we have gone from 11 founder members to 50. We believe this shows that the end-of-life sector increasingly sees AFRA as bestowing credibility on them as businesses which take environmental excellence and sustainable business models seriously'.

'I am sure Dale Aviation will be a valuable addition to our association,' continued Fraissignes, 'and we look forward to involving them in our activities as we further develop best practice in the area of materials recycling and dealing with hazardous materials, and also continue our work with regulators, legislators and key stakeholders, deepening best practice in the field of aircraft recycling and materials recovery. This is a great way to start the year for AFRA', stated the Association's Executive Director.'

Matko Dadic, Managing Director of Dale Aviation, commented: 'Becoming a member of AFRA is important to us, and we are very pleased to have achieved this key goal. It shows our customers and our potential customers that we have a deep commitment to the highest environmental standards and sustainable business practices'.

'Our membership in AFRA takes us to the next level as all of our industry is well aware of AFRA leadership in environmental development and best practices. '

About AFRA

Established in 2006, AFRA is a not-for-profit industry association with 50 members whose businesses focus on environmentally responsible management of aircraft as they reach the end of their life cycles. AFRA has developed Best Management Practices ( ) for dismantling aircraft.

About Dale Aviation

Dale Aviation specializes in aircraft maintenance, engineering, aircraft recycling and material recovery, it has been operational since 2006. Its mission is to provide the best possible end of life solutions to aircraft owners.

CONTACT: For more information, contact: Martin Todd, AFRA Media RelationsManager, Tel: +32-2-479-680-176,

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