Emirates Chairman Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said the airline may announce more aircraft orders later this year, Reuters reported. "I'm sure you'll be hearing more announcements during this year on maybe more aircraft to come to Emirates, or signing new aircraft to be bought by Emirates," he was reported as saying. He also said the carrier is ready to launch an initial public offering whenever the Dubai government gives it the green light.

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