China Purchases 184 Airbus Jetliners

Following the meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron, China announced plans to purchase 184 Airbus A320 jetliners. Chinese President Xi Jinping states his government “will preserve parity” in market share between Airbus and its US rival Boeing. Details such as financial figures and time frames regarding the purchase have not yet been released, but the planes may cost as much as US$18 billion.