Air Berlin (AB) will equip the 14 Airbus A320/A321 aircraft it has on order with Sharklet wing tip devices, cutting its fuel burn by up to 3.5%.   NIKI (HG), which is part of the Air Berlin group, will take delivery of its first Sharket-equipped A320 in spring 2013. AB said the move will slash its carbon dioxide emissions by about 1,000 tonnes per aircraft annually, which is the equivalent of 55 flights from Berlin to Palma de Mallorca. It describes the Sharklet order as a ...

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