French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Blow to Boeing: China to buy hundreds of Airbus jets, in mammoth US$35 billion deal sealed on Xi Jinping’s France visit

  • China will buy 290 A320 planes and 10 of the larger A350s in the long-awaited contract
  • The A320 is the chief rival to Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX
Topic |   Airbus

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French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leave the Arc de Triomphe monument after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Paris on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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