While it is true the certifications for A319, A320 and A321 are 145 pax, 180 pax and 220 pax respectively, it was my instinctive reaction to go back and check on that, myself, upon reading the article. I'm afraid V Jet and myself got somewhat distracted from the main issue in this thread, but still...
One thing's for sure (and I refer to Red Panda's input); it can't be very comfortable!
As for the bible man, I would say he was appropriately taken care of. I'll add that merely to justify the presence of this post in this particular thread.