Bhutan’s national airline Drukair has signed a firm order for an Airbus A319 aircraft. The aircraft will be equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip to complement Drukair’s existing fleet of two A319s. Bhutan is one of the world’s most challenging destinations for air travel as it is landlocked and surrounded by a wall of the world’s tallest mountains. Drukair’s base at Paro airport is only possible using Visual Flight Rules (VFR) for approach. This means that the crew can only fly by vision, which requires a high performance and responsive aircraft. Dasho Sonam Tshering, Drukair chairman said: “We are

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