Friday, April 25, 2008

Quick get one before the price increases

... get an Airbus. Quickly order your Airbus before they increase the price.

Price increases is not only affecting us ordinary folks, even the airline industry is affected. Airbus is increasing its planes between US$2 - 4 million dollars. AirAsia is not affected, as they have fixed the price when they signed the deal.

AirAsia spared Airbus price hike (From Business Times)

BUDGET carrier AirAsia Bhd, the world's largest buyer of the A320s, will not be affected by Airbus' decision to raise prices of its aircraft.

Chief executive Datuk Tony Fernandes said the airline is spared from additional costs as it has fixed the price for the 175 planes it ordered from the airframe maker
Airbus said it will raise prices by between US$2 million and US$4 million (RM6.2 million and
RM12.5 million) per aircraft, as of May 1, to offset rising metal prices and the weak greenback.

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