AirAsia to become the first operator of the Airbus A320 with “Sharlets” wingtips

AirAsia ( (Malaysia) (Kuala Lumpur) and Airbus have announced that the airline will become the first operator of the A320 with “Sharklets” when they take delivery of the first A320 equipped with these fuel-saving wing-tip devices at the end of this year. The aircraft exhibited on static and flying display at the ILA Berlin Air Show is the flight test aircraft for CFM engines and will also be delivered to AirAsia in 2013.

AirAsia is also expected to place a new, additional order for more A320s.

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