The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now certified all six sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 variants. The A319, powered by the International Aero Engines V2500 turbofan, was the final version to win EASA approval. By enhancing the aircraft’s aerodynamics, sharklets offer up to a 4% fuel burn reduction, cut emissions, add range and enable increased payload capability. They are now certified on A319, A320 and A321 variants with both CFM International CFM56 and IAE V2500 ...

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