“We’re going to be signing a document today, very large transaction,” said Trump. “It’s a transaction that will be purchasing a lot of Boeing jets, that means a lot of jobs,” he added without elaborating.
It’s unclear whether the order is the nearly $2 billion deal announced last month at the Paris Airshow for Qatar Airways to purchase five 777F Boeing freighters.
FOX Business’ inquiries to Boeing were not returned at the time of publication.
Boeing shares got a boost on the news which helped overshadow a dismal order update released earlier in the day.
The aerospace giant disclosed it received no new orders in the first half of the year for its best-selling 737 Max jet as the fleet remains idled after two fatal crashes, sending overall deliveries plummeting.
Shares of Boeing have gained more than 8 percent this year.
FOX Business’ Joe Williams contributed to this report