AirTran Airways will retrofit Aviation Partners Boeing blended winglets on 15 737-700s leased from GE Commercial Aviation Services, with options to add winglets to future deliveries of new 737s. Installation will begin in September and continue into early 2006. In a recent interview with ATWOnline, AirTran Senior VP-Operations Stephen Kolski explained the decision to add the devices beginning with a small number of aircraft. "There is no doubt in our mind that winglets save an awful lot ...

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