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Airbus A320 produced the first new construction with Sharklet. L’MSN 5098, depicted in the photo in Toulouse, during roll-out, will be the first of several A320 Family aircraft taking part in the campaign of certification flight testing will begin in May and will last approximately 600 flight hours. Tests on Sharklet are following the campaign 'early flight tests' which ended successfully with the Airbus A320 aircraft for testing, MSN 001.
Will be a total of seven aircraft of the A320 Family new building is equipped with CFM56 engines that the V2500 to be tested with the new Sharklet. The results of these tests will certify these devices, that save fuel, on each combination of aircraft model and the type of drive. The first component of the family to enter service beginning in the fourth quarter of 2012 Sharklet will be equipped with the A320 equipped with CFM56.
While Easyjet is testing seat reservations, A new survey conducted by Skyscanner.it, Flight comparison website, reveals that there is a strong demand in the choice of seats aboard the plane.
The survey of more than 1000 passengers from different airlines asked respondents about their preferences seats on board, including the chosen field, If the window, center or corridor. The survey also dug deeper to find out if the choices were influenced by lucky numbers or numbers in a row even or odd. Combining the answers to these questions, Skyscanner may reveal that the place most sought on board an aircraft is the normal 6A.
The study supports previous studies that have identified the first six rows of the plane as the most popular, collecting the 45% of votes, situation is obviously aware that Easyjet, as the reservation of seats in this section of the aircraft it costs 10 euro. While the cost to book all other places, at any other section, is approximately 4 euro.
Probably the most surprising thing is the number of passengers who prefer a window seat – almost 60% – compared to just 40% of those who opt for the corridor. Finally, less than 1% chose the middle row.
At the other extreme, The investigation showed that the place is the least desirable of all 31E, in the middle row towards the rear of the aircraft.