China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with sharklet wing tip devices. The aircraft is also the first sharklet equipped A320 assembled and delivered in Tianjin, China. The A320, powered by IAE V2500 engines, will make its first commercial flight from Shanghai to Dalian on May 18. “China Eastern is honoured to be the first customer of A320 with sharklets in China. In the near future, China Eastern will further expand our sharklet equipped A320 family fleet,” commented Shu Mingjiang, VP flight operations at the airline.