Stitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 33654 posts, RR: 85
Reply 7, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1799 times:
Quoting md2012 (Reply 6): Correct me if I'm wrong but wouldn't this be about 35.4% of the market share. If it is then the MAX is still far behind the NEO.
Yes it is. I was dividing 799 into 1456, not 2255.
And yes, the MAX is trailing the A320neo by a fair bit. Boeing claims they have 1200 orders and commitments compared to the 1611 orders and MoUs the A320 has, so that shrinks the gap a bit. The A320neo has also been on sale for an additional 231 days, giving Airbus an average of 2.17 firm orders per day compared to 1.81 for Boeing per http://www.pdxlight.com/neomax.htm.
PW100 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 3034 posts, RR: 17
Reply 8, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1699 times:
Quoting Stitch (Reply 7): The A320neo has also been on sale for an additional 231 days, giving Airbus an average of 2.17 firm orders per day compared to 1.81 for Boeing
One would expect that the earlier availability by 18 - 24 months would be a (much) bigger factor in the difference. Taking that into consideration, the 737 MAX seems to be doing pretty well against the "superior" NEO offering.
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