Mango Airlines to install Aviation Partners Boeing's split Scimitar winglets on fleet of next generation 737-800s

Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) has announced its split Scimitar Winglet technology for Boeing´s next generation 737-800 fleet has been ordered by South Africa´s Mango Airlines, the company said.

Mango Airlines plans to perform the first installation of the Split Scimitar Winglets in February at South African Airways Technical facility.

The Split Scimitar Winglet modification reduces Boeing Next-Generation 737 block fuel consumption by an additional 2.2% over the Blended Winglets. The Split Scimitar Winglet System will reduce Mango´s annual fuel requirements by more than 155,000 liters per aircraft, and their carbon dioxide emissions by over 390 tonnes per aircraft per year.

Aviation Partners Boeing is a Seattle-based joint venture of Aviation Partners, Inc. and The Boeing Company.

Mango Airlines SOC Ltd is a state-owned South African low-cost airline based at OR Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa and a subsidiary of South African Airways.