Embraer becomes third leading aircraft builder to join AFRA


Brazilian company shows its commitment to sustainability

Embraer, the manufacturer of executive and commercial jets has become
the newest member of the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA). The announcement was made at the AFRA’s annual meeting in Washington. Embraer
becomes the third leading aircraft manufacturers to link-up with AFRA.

Martin Fraissignes,
executive director of AFRA, warmly welcomed Embraer into the AFRA fold. “We are delighted that such a prestigious company as Embraer has decided to join us on our journey to develop and promote
environmental best practices throughout the field of aircraft dismantling and recycling. AFRA membership further confirms Embraer’s commitment to pushing for the best sustainable practices in our industry.”

“Embraer’s membership
in AFRA will intensify the exchange of experiences regarding recycling and/or the final disposal of aeronautical components, as well as the technical interchange between professionals, in order to
incorporate new technologies with the integrated product development process,” said Guilherme de Almeida Freire, Embraer director,
Environmental Strategy and Technology.

Embraer has a strong and longstanding commitment to developing environmentally responsible industrial processes and sustainable business practices, which AFRA believes will be a welcome addition to its efforts to move the industry forward. With Embraer onboard, AFRA membership has now reached 56 companies and organisations, further reinforcing its position as the global leader in the field of aircraft end-of-life best practices.

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