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AirAsia to become first A320 ‘sharklets’ operator

12-Sep-2012 8:20 AM

AirAsia stated (11-Sep-2012) it will be the world's first operator of the A320 with 'sharklets' when it takes delivery of the first A320 equipped with the fuel-saving wing-tips at the end of 2012. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said, "The A320 has played a key role in our success, enabling us to offer our passengers the lowest fares possible and completely redefine short haul travel in Asia. Now we are looking forward to become the first airline in the world to start operating this most fuel-efficient aircraft." [more - original PR]