The Airbus A319 and A320 are essentially the same fantastic aircraft that thousands of private air travelers have counted on since it entered service in 1995. Since then, their unique flight deck and specialized seating configuration for up to 107 passengers has allowed these crafts to excel at medium-range travel for some of the largest groups around.
If you’re used to flying in the tight spaces of a charter jet, get ready to have some room to spare in the Airbus A319 or A320. These planes feature a standard 107 seat configuration, with each row configured with 6 seats abreast. However, with some slight modifications, these aircraft can hold up to 160 passengers, making them a leader in their class. Their also feature 4 onboard lavatories – 1 in the front and 2 in the aft.
The Airbus A319 and A320 both feature a solid amount of luggage space as well, making them ideal for both business and vacation travel. In fact, a full 975 sq. ft. of this craft’s hull has been reserved for your party’s baggage. Meanwhile, you’ll find yourself fully able to move about this craft’s cabin in comfort due to its 111 ft. length and 38.5 ft. height.
156 PASSENGERS MAX
CABIN HEIGHT: 88 in (2.2 m)
CABIN WIDTH: 145 in (3.6 m)
Even though it is coming up on a couple decades in service, the Airbus A319 and A320 still utilize a revolutionary suite of on-board technology. This includes one of the first fly-by-wire control systems, which have since become an industry standard. The modular avionics system in these crafts is also outstanding, thus ensuring that your pilot always has a clear, reliable view on the skies while you travel.
Both the Airbus A319 and A320 can also get you where you need to be without delay. That’s because it features a cruising speed of 486 KTAS, even under less-than-ideal weather conditions. These crafts also carry a 5,600 mile range, thus allowing them to make transatlantic trips without needing to stop.
MAX RANGE: 6,500 nm (12,038 km)
MAX CRUISE SPEED: 542 ktas (1,003 km/h)
MAX OPERATING ALTITUDE: 41,000 ft (12,496 m)