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