Airbus has welcomed the new year by increasing the average list price of its aircraft by 3.6%. According to Airbus, the increase has been calculated using its, ‘standard escalation formula’. So, if you were wondering what was available in the Airbus catalogue and how much it will cost you, read on. First up, the A318.
New price: US $70.1 million.
About: The A318 is the smallest member of the A320 Family, which also includes the A319, A320 and A321. The A318 seats 107 passengers in a two-class cabin and 132 with ‘high density’ seating.
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