The agreement announced at the Dubai Airshow includes 12 CS300 aircraft with purchase rights for an additional 12 aircraft.
Canadian commercial aircraft manufacturer Bombardier on Tuesday announced a deal for 12 CS300 aircraft with EgyptAir at an estimated cost of $1.1 billion (Dh4 billion).
Bombardier has faced a series of problems over the plane, most recently a trade dispute in the U.S. that imposed a 300% import tariff.
Bombardier said, earlier this month, that it received a letter of intent from an unnamed European customer for 31 firm CSeries orders. Its presence is "adding confidence about the long-term success of the program", he said November 2.
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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft President Fred Cromer said the deal "confirms the need for right-sized aircraft in the Middle East".
To date, Bombardier is thought to have won orders for more than 400 of the C Series aircraft. The jet, the larger of two C Series versions, can carry 130 to 160 passengers.
Through its recent agreement with Airbus, Bombardier plans to get around swingeing US tariffs on imports of the C Series by constructing aircraft at Airbus' US factory. The C Series was two-and-a-half years late and more than $2 billion over budget when it entered service at Deutsche Lufthansa AG's Swiss International unit in July 2016. Airbus SE has also been in talks to secure a commitment from the carrier, the people said. Egypt civil aviation minister Sherif Fathy said in October that the government expected to pay about $3.3bn of the cost to acquire 45 aircraft.