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Cairo's notorious traffic costs Egypt LE47 billion ($6.5 billion) every year, or 2.5 percent of its current GDP, according to a recently released World Bank study.
June 10, 2014 - 12:28 GMT
Cairo is also under-supplied with public transport, compared to similar large cities around the world.

November 15, 2011

The new Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has received six tenders for the construction of the new Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Jazeera Airlines
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Award winning Jazeera Airways today launched ‘Jazeerati,’ a loyalty program that rewards frequent fliers as individuals and as families with a free flight for every 10 flights flown with the airline.

ExecuJet Dubai
05:39 GMT

The ExecuJet Aviation Group is making private jet aircraft ownership easier with the announcement of a new turnkey package that includes aircraft financing options - called SimplyFly.

November 14, 2011

Etihad Airways
12:01 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a reciprocal Frequent Flyer agreement with codeshare partner Malaysia Airlines.

khalid Bel Jaflah, Emirates Vice President Commercial Sales UAE
10:03 GMT

Emirates is offering its customers the opportunity to take advantage of its three day sale, with discounts of up to 35 percent to select destinations across its network.

dnata's new branding
08:50 GMT

dnata has reinforced its determination to become the world’s most admired air services provider, by announcing a combined global investment cost of over 70 million US dollars.

Bateen Crew Lounge
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, announced today the opening of its new crew lounge, part of the DhabiJet FBO brand.

During the launch event at Dubai International Motor Show
08:01 GMT
(press release)

KIA Motors the rapidly expanding Korean automaker brings fresh styling and new engine technology to its lineup.

07:44 GMT
(press release)

BMW Group Middle East has reported an 11% growth in sales for January to October 2011 compared to the same period last year.

Oman Air
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Boeing and Oman Air, Sultanate of Oman’s flagship carrier, today announced an order for six Boeing 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow.

Emirates Airline
05:54 GMT

Emirates placed the single largest aircraft order in dollar value in Boeing’s history for an additional 50 777-300 ER aircraft, worth approximately US$ 18 billion (AED 66 billion) in list price.

November 13, 2011

During the inauguration
12:57 GMT

Emirates touched down in Baghdad today, marking its first flight to the capital city of Iraq.

12:22 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, announces the arrival of the new Tiguan SUV which offers top equipment lines that deliver superior dynamic performance, and more stylistic precision.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport announced today that 62% of the space allocated for Abu Dhabi Air Expo due to take place at the airport’s premises between the 6th- 8th March 2012 is already booked, five months ahead of the show.

Honda SUV
07:04 GMT
(press release)

Honda is all set to showcase a range of 2012 vehicles and bikes at the forthcoming Jeddah International Motor Show.