Sharklets are an option on new-build A320 Family aircraft, and standard on all members of the A320neo Family. They offer the flexibility to A320 Family operators of either adding around 100 nautical miles more range or allowing increased payload capability of up to 450 kilograms. The A320 family comprises four aircraft that share the same cockpit, fly with the same operating procedures, and have the same 3,96m wide cabin cross-section and systems. Consisting of the 107 seat A318, 124 seat A319, 150 seat A320 and 185 seat A321 - the A320 family is leader in the single-aisle jetliner with more than 3,700 aircraft sold worldwide. It offers maximum operational flexibility on short and medium-haul routes and lower operating costs that only a new-generation aircraft can offer; it is environmentally-friendly offering the lowest emissions and noise footprints in its class.
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