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First flight for Sharklet-equipped A319

Fresh from Airbus is this image showing the first flight of a Sharklet-equipped A319, which made its maiden sortie on 23 November from Hamburg to Toulouse. It’s the third member of the A320-family to get the wing-tip modification and will enter service in the second quarter of 2013. Airbus

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Thomas Cook A321 with Sharklets

Here’s an artist’s impression of a Thomas Cook A321 with Sharklets. The carrier yesterday firmed up a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 12 A321s. Read more…

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What an A318 with Sharklets looks like

Airbus has confirmed that from 2013 A318s will be available with its “Sharklet” winglets. This Flightglobal illustration by Tim Bicheno-Brown illustrated what an A318 with Sharklets will look like. The A318 will be the last model in the A320 family to receive the sharklet, which will first enter service on the A320 in 2012 with […]

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Virgin America A320 With Sharklets

At the Farnborough Airshow Virgin America announced a memorandum of understanding to purchase upwards of 60 A320s, ideally with sharklets, which the carrier previously expressed interest in.Here’s an artist’s impression of a Virgin America A320 with sharklets. (Image: Airbus)

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