EgyptAir Holding has signed longterm lease agreements with AerCap involving six B787-9s. Powered by Rolls-Royce engines, the aircraft are sourced from the lessor's Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) order book and will deliver in 2019.

The announcement was made during the 2017 Dubai Airshow in the presence of Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Sherif Fathi, EgyptAir Holding Chairman and CEO Safwat Musallam, EgyptAir Chairman and CEO Captain Sherif Ezzat, AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly, and AerCap President and Chief Commercial Officer Philip Scruggs.