As Boeing struggles, Airbus secures $35 billion jet deal with China
The order is for 290 A320 jets and 10 A350s. Photo: Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance via Getty Images
The details: Airbus secured the deal during a state visit by China's President Xi Jinping to Paris. The order is for 290 A320 planes and 10 jets from the A350 line.
The other side: Boeing announced it would provide free software upgrades to airlines that had bought the 737 MAX jets that have been grounded, pending the outcome of a safety investigation following 2 fatal crashes in less than 6 months.