They say "Safer than a lot of other aircraft out there" (aircraft expert...lol) Not a very glowing endorsement. I have flown on the A320 twice... and NEVER AGAIN. I have flown Boeing aircraft that clearly where aged aircraft, but the feel of the craft, on the ground and in the air, was that of a well built, solid aircraft. First ride on an A320... I thought, well maybe this was just an aircraft at the end of is service life. The second time on an A320 I asked how old it was... "About 5 yrs old"... Poorly constructed with cheap material, and I honestly felt the aircraft would shake itself apart at any moment. I have rescheduled flights many times, just to avoid ever flying on an A320 again. And this was WELL BEFORE all the "mishaps" of late. The DC-10 had a much safer flight record and fewer mishaps, and it was yanked from service in the USA in a heart beat. What's up with the A320 still being in service?
The airbus A320 is the best aircraft on the planet. Modern looking, highly computerized, futuristic and the most important of all reliable, unlike some new models. I was able to fly with A320 for dozen times and i can say it's my favorite plane.
There is no pocket or holder at the back of the seats for keeping personal stuff like glasses, water bottle etc.
Now such articles have to be kept on the lap or on the floor.... which is quite annoying
Iam from pakistan I have traveled on the board of airbus 300,airbus 310 and airbus 320 I have found a 300 and a 310 very classic comfortable planes but a 320 little bit disturbing by air turbulance bcause it is light plane but over all good .