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Is that a shark in the sky?

Thai AirAsia introduces Sharklet wing tips to its new A320 jets as an energy-saving feature.

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Thai AirAsia's (TAA) fleet modernisation marked a new chapter yesterday as its first Airbus A320 jet installed with energy-saving wing tips took to the skies. 

Thai AirAsia staff pose with the airline’s first Airbus A320 jet installed with energy-saving wing tips, which entered service yesterday. The wing tips are supposed to cut fuel bills by 4%.

The entry of the A320 Sharklets came as TAA chief executive Tassapon Bijleveld announced the low-cost carrier's aggressive expansion this year with an expected 20% boost in passenger volumes and a goal to "dominate" the Thai skies, increasing coverage of Indochina and Myanmar.

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