The order comes a week before the Farnborough Airshow in Britain, where, according to aviation consultancy IBA, global planemakers could reap 900 orders and commitments.
Emirates announced a deal for up to 36 Airbus A380 aircraft on Thursday worth as much as $16 billion at list prices
"The ninth aircraft of the Boeing (B737-800 NGs) is scheduled to arrive Saturday December 9," EgyptAir Chairman Safwat Musallam said on Thursday.
Business jet operators could face a labor shortfall in North America as they compete with U.S. airlines for talent.
Dubai’s Emirates may place an order at the Dubai Airshow for 36-38 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, worth some $16 billion at list prices.
The U.S. Commerce Department has notched up proposed trade duties on Bombardier Inc CSeries jets to nearly 300 percent.
The purchasing deal will last until 2020-2021, and is one of the biggest deals for aviation companies in the Middle East.
Arab coalition fighter jets targeted Saturday a number of sites belonging to Houthi militants and forces of ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.