Airbus A319

General Information

Manufacturer: Airbus

Role: Narrow-body jet airliner

First flight: August 25, 1995

Primary airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, United Airlines

Passenger seating: 124-156

Models: A319CJ, A319 neo, A319LR

Features

  • International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 series high bypass turbo fan engines
  • Glass cockpit
  • Airframe improvements and the addition of winglets which Airbus named “sharklets”.

Fun Facts

  • Airbus was the world’s largest airliner manufacturer in 2019 with a total of 863 planes delivered.
  • The A319 can travel as much as 3,700 nautical miles before it needs to refuel.
  • All Airbus cockpits are the same allowing pilots to switch from one type of Airbus aircraft to another.
  • The A319 is the primary aircraft operated by easyJet.

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Airbus A319 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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