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Airbus Delivers First A320 with Sharklet to Jetstar

Airbus has delivered its Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices to Jetstar Japan. Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices, becoming the first Japanese carrier for the type. Sharklets are an option on new-build A320 […]

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Avolon increases initial NEO commitment by signing firm order for 20

Avolon, the international leasing company has confirmed an order for 20 A320neo aircraft in December 2012. This firm order is an increase on Avolon’s initial commitment for 15 A320neo aircraft announced in July 2012 at the Farnborough International Airshow. Avolon will make its engine selection at a later date. “Our increased commitment to the NEO […]

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Pegasus selects up to 100 A320neo Family Aircraft

Pegasus Airlines, the second largest airline in Turkey, has signed for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft (57 A320neo and 18 A321neo models), of which 75 are firm orders. Pegasus becomes a new Airbus customer and the first Turkish airline to order the A320neo. This is the largest single commercial aircraft order ever placed by […]

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AirAsia becomes first operator of Airbus’ Sharklet equipped A320

Airbus has delivered the first A320 equipped with Sharklets today to AirAsia, which becomes the first operator of the new fuel-saving large wing tip devices. Sharklets are an option on new-build A320 Family aircraft, and are standard on all members of the A320neo Family. Sharklets are made from light-weight composites and are 2.4 metres tall. […]

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Chinese customer orders Airbus ACJ319

An Airbus ACJ319 with the fuel-saving Sharklet option has been ordered by a Chinese customer, in the first deal for this version from the country. The order builds on the strong Airbus corporate jet presence in greater China, where there are around 25 orders to date.  Airbus corporate jets such as the ACJ318 and ACJ319 […]