One of the largest US airlines has chosen Airbus – not US-manufactured Boeing – for its latest aircraft.
United Airlines is buying 50 Airbus jets to replace its ageing fleet of Boeings.
Boeing has struggled for orders since the grounding of its new 737 Max following two crashes in five months, in which 346 passengers and crew were killed in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Alex Macheras, an aviation journalist, talks to Al Jazeera about the development.
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