AirAsia to take possession of first Airbus A320 "Sharklets"
In the ILA Berlin Air Show, Airbus and AirAsia, the largest operator of the A320, presented the first operational Airbus A320 "Sharklets". The aircraft comes equipped with "Sharklets" wings that will help save fuel. AirAsia will take possession of the first Airbus A320 “Sharklets” at the end of this year - beginning of 2013.
Update 28.12.2012: AirAsia has taken possession of the first Airbus A320 with "Sharklets" wing tips. They are made of composite materials, have a height of 2.4 meters and reduce fuel consumption by up to 4%.