Airbus boss sees Boeing price war

The chief executive of Airbus said US rival Boeing has slashed the prices of Boeing 737 Max aircraft in a bid to grab market share from Airbus A320neo, a German newspaper reported yesterday. “Boeing is desperately trying now to boost the market share of B737 Max. They are very aggressive when it comes to pricing,” Fabrice Bregier said in an interview with Welt am Sonntag. For the full year, Boeing will likely announce a higher level of new orders for the whole group than Airbus, he added.