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21 October 2016
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Kuwait Airways receives its first A320 with Sharklets

The delivery of Kuwait Airways’ no. 1 A320 with fuel-saving Sharklets was marked during a special ceremony in December 2014, which included comments from Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways Managing Director & CEO; Airbus Head of Customer Services Didier Lux; and Thomas Rupp, VP Airbus Programs for CFM International.

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20 October 2016
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The first Sharklet-equipped A320 is delivered to AirAsia

AirAsia became the first customer to receive an A320 equipped with Airbus’ Sharklets wingtip devices on 21 December 2012. This video clip showcases the milestone jetliner and its Sharklets – which reduce fuel burn and emissions by improving the aircraft’s aerodynamics.

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20 October 2016
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Handover of Cebu Pacific Air’s first Sharklet-equipped A320

Philippines-based Cebu Pacific Air received its first A320 equipped with Airbus’ Sharklets on 21 January 2013, with these wingtip devices designed to reduce fuel burn by up to 4 per cent on longer sectors. This video clip showcases the jetliner’s production, and includes in-flight footage of the milestone A320.

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20 October 2016
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ILA Berlin 2012 - AirAsia will be the first airline to operate an A320 with Sharklets

At the 2012 ILA Berlin Air Show, AirAsia was identified as the first airline that will operate an A320 with Airbus’ fuel-saving and performance-enhancing “Sharklets” wing-tip devices, taking delivery of its initial equipped aircraft in December. This development was revealed during a press conference with Zaman Ahmad, AirAsia Group Head Customer Experience and Technology, and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers, in front of a flight test A320 fitted with Sharklets, which is participating in the ILA Berlin Air Show.

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20 October 2016
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First A319 with Sharklets handed over to American Airlines

Airbus delivered its 100th Sharklet-equipped A320 Family aircraft – which also is the initial A319 equipped with these fuel-saving wingtip devices – to American Airlines during a special ceremony held 23 July 2013 in Hamburg, Germany.

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20 October 2016
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ViaJetAir receives first Sharklet-equipped A320

In September, VietJetAir – the first private airline in Vietnam to operate domestic and international flights – took delivery of its initial A320 aircraft featuring the fuel-saving Sharklets wingtip devices from Airbus via U.S.-based leasing company AWAS.

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20 October 2016
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Airbus’ A330neo builds on this widebody family’s success

Continuing its commitment to continuous product upgrades, Airbus launched the enhanced A330neo (new engine option) at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow. Scheduled for a fourth quarter 2017 service entry, the A330neo will be equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines and shares 95 per cent commonality with existing A330 aircraft. Other upgrades include improved aerodynamic performance with new sharklets and increased wingspan and state of the art cabin modern design and technology – Airspace by Airbus – providing Larger bins, new entrance area, Space-Flex and smart-Lav.

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19 October 2016
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Inauguration of the Satair Airbus Singapore Centre

The Satair Airbus Singapore Centre (SASC) was inaugurated during the Singapore Airshow, consummating the merger of Airbus’ former Material and Logistics Management function with Satair – which now is one common organization: the Satair Group. SASC is stocked with spares ranging from small parts to large components that include rudder sections, flaps and cargo doors for the A380 and A330, as well as Sharklets for the A320 Family. It also has specialized repair facilities for high-value items such as avionics. Describing the new operation are Satair Group CEO Mikkel Bardram and Tom Williams, the Airbus Executive Vice President – Programmes.

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