Air Berlin First In Europe With In-Production 737 Winglets

Air Berlin in May became the first airline in Europe to operate a Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 equipped with winglets that were installed during production in the Boeing factory. Other carriers have chosen to retrofit winglets onto 737-800s already operating in their fleet. Winglets increase trip range up to 130 nautical miles (240 kilometers), lower operating costs by reducing fuel burn, and decrease emissions and takeoff noise. Air Berlin is a German carrier that offers scheduled tourism services.

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