Don’t Believe the HUGE British Airways Boeing 737 MAX Order Announced Today
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June 19, 2019 - by Gary Leff for boardingarea.com
IAG, the parent of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Vueling, announced an order at the Paris Air Show for 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. This is being trumpeted as a huge win for Boeing.
- It signals confidence in the plane that's been grounded for months
- It puts Boeing ahead of Airbus in terms of total plane sales announced at the Paris Air Show
First, don't believe the $24 billion price tag that's being reported for this order. That just takes the 'list price' multiplied by the number of aircraft that have been ordered. But nobody pays list prices. Airlines usually pay about half of list price. $12 billion would still be a lot of money, however don't believe that either.
- Boeing is desperate. They...
Rumor has it discount over 70% https://t.co/XBlsbYLxaf
— Addison Schonland (@aschonland) June 19, 2019