No. Of Engines:2
Passenger Capacity (Max):179
Passenger Capacity (Min):164
Range (in Miles):3305
Payload Capacity (in Lbs):45,686
Takeoff Weight (in Lbs):77,000
In 1988 the first A320s entered service
with Air France and British Caledonian
Airways and today they have become
Airbus Industrie's best selling aircraft,
with more than 760 on order. Operators
include Northwest,Air Canada, Indian Airlines,
Lufthansa, United Airlines, All Nippon Airways,
Egyptair, Gulf Air,Mexicana and USAir.
Airbus Industrie was formed in 1970 between Germany,
England and France to create a high-capacity twin-jet
transport Today Airbus Industrie has become
the world's second largest manufacturer of civil
airliners which seat over 100 passengers.
In it's first 25 yearsAirbus has sold over 2,100
aircraft, with more than 1400 in service worldwide.
The consortium is headquartered in southwest France
near the city of Toulouse and owned by Europe's four
leading aerospacecompanies (Aerospatiale of France,
Daimler-Benz Aerospace Airbus of Germany,
British Aerospace, and Casa of Spain).