Can you detect JetBlue’s newest Airbus? (Image: Chris McGinnis)

Pilots, planespotters and aviation buffs can promptly realize almost every single plane variety from the ground or in the air. [Complete Story]

But it’s not so simple for the rest of us. To help TravelSkills readers confidently realize what they see overhead or out on the runway, we give a sequence of posts dedicated to planespotting. (See under for a list of our former Planespotting posts)

The Airbus A320 relatives is near ubiquitous all over the planet, and increasingly so in the US. Airbus factories pump out a new A320 relatives plane every single 7 hours!

The major of the pack, the A321, is speedily changing the getting older Boeing 757 at numerous airways. The A320 presents the workhorse Boeing 737 a operate for its money. And the lesser A319 and A318s do the job for brief haul marketplaces, although British Airways operates a specifically configured 32-seat, all business enterprise course A318 involving London Metropolis Airport and New York-JFK the moment for each day. (Which is down from twice each day)

How can you spot the discrepancies between these planes? Well, to start with, you will want to know how to spot the difference involving the A320 relatives and the similarly-sized Boeing 737, which we included for you listed here: Planespotting: Airbus A320 vs Boeing 737 differences. (Trace: Seem at the tail and cockpit windows.)

For extra planespotting ideas, examine the whole put up on

When you have realized to distinguish the A320 relatives, you should then know how to spot the discrepancies among the four models. The most straightforward way to do that? Seem at the doors.

Chris McGinnis is a travel blogger and editor of You can arrive at Chris at or on Twitter @cjmcginnis.

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