DUBAI -- Embraer will announce an order from a Gulf customer for greater than 15 E-Jets today. The size of the order is set to be announced in a press conference at 4:30 PM local time today. Flightblogger has learned that the size of the order is greater than any order from its previous Gulf customers.
Embraer will not announce the identity of the order today, only the size of the order. Saudi Arabian Airlines, the largest operator of the E-Jets in the region, has 15 E170s. The identity of the customer will be announced at a press conference Monday.