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How new paint job aims to cut Easyjet's fuel bills

Easyjet, one of Europe's largest airlines, thinks it has found a way to save money using a technology you cannot even see: a new paint job.

From Monday, it will be the first commercial airline to trial what it calls a "revolutionary nano-technology coating".

Easyjet hopes it will reduce drag as the plane flies through the air, increasing fuel efficiency and, ultimately, saving the airline hard cash.

The BBC's Richard Scott, explains.

  • 14 Feb 2011
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