The Unlikely Success Story of the A320

The Airbus A320 became the best-selling airliner in the world. This is its story.

The Airbus A320. (Image source: Author’s work)

The world of commercial aviation today is dominated by two main aircraft types: the Boeing 737 and the Airbus A320, together comprising more than half of all aircraft in the skies. This has not always been the case, however. For more than 20 years, the 737 ruled…