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What are the reasons for quite significant difference in price between the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787? List prices for the A350-900 and 787-9 are around 317 million USD and 190 million USD respectively.

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    $\begingroup$ Those prices are not the actual prices airlines pay for those planes. They get big discounts and more complex contractual terms. It's not like buying a box of pasta $\endgroup$
    – Afe
    Jan 9 at 15:40
  • $\begingroup$ @Afe you should put that as an answer. $\endgroup$
    – vasin1987
    Jan 9 at 20:28
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    $\begingroup$ @ Afe - you're paying way too much for pasta. Who's your pasta guy? $\endgroup$
    – acpilot
    Jan 9 at 22:43
  • $\begingroup$ I am aware of that however the typical discounts are pretty much the same for both: forbes.com/sites/afontevecchia/2013/05/21/…, simpleflying.com/… $\endgroup$
    – user19440
    Jan 10 at 16:15
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Those prices are not the actual prices airlines pay for those planes. They get big discounts and more complex contractual terms. It's not like buying a box of pasta. In conclusion, you can't assume that the price difference means a different cost of the components for the manufacturer

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