Re: Airbus on a roll

Date:         25 Nov 96 06:18:48 
From:         Malcolm Weir <>
Organization: Adaptive Information Systems -- A Hitachi Company
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C. Marin Faure wrote:
> > No doubt.  However another story I read mentioned more attractive
> > financial terms as well.
> Airbus is selling the USAir airplanes at about 45 percent of their actual
> "retail" cost.

You probably mean "retail price".  And where does one buy an airliner,
"retail", anyway?  Someone like ILFC?

So Boeing has never discounted an airliner to make a sale?

The issue is simply this: if the normal "deal" on a 120 unit order
involves pricing at X% off "list price", how does the approx. 45% in
this order compare with that X%?

Care to comment on pricing for some of Boeings "launch" orders?