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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 17, 2011

07:23 GMT
(press release)

Boeing enjoyed a highly successful Dubai Airshow 2011, highlighted by strengthened alliances with partners in the Middle East, landmark commercial airplane orders.

Panamera GTS
05:26 GMT

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s sportiest Gran Turismo is leaving the pits: the Panamera GTS.

Etihad Airways
05:22 GMT

Etihad Airways has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the in-flight entertainment systems and in-flight connectivity, including broadband Internet and live TV.

Volvo S60
05:19 GMT
(press release)

Volvo S60 drove away with the coveted ‘Car of the Year’ honour at the Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) ceremony held at Expo Centre Sharjah on Thursday, November 3, 2011.

November 16, 2011

British Airways
11:27 GMT
(press release)

Travellers from Bahrain who want to discover more of Britain and beyond can now take advantage of great fares announced by British Airways.

Al Bateen Executive Airport
11:04 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, has recorded over 150 business aircraft movements during the week of Etihad Airways Formula 1TM Grand Prix.

Ford Motor Company
10:05 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford Explorer has been named “SUV of the Year” by Sport Auto Middle East magazine, one of the region's leading and veteran car publications.

06:54 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announced today the availability of flydubai, Dubai’s first low cost airline, in the Amadeus system.

Ismail Ali Albanna, Executive Vice President, dnata receives the award at the event last night.
06:11 GMT

dnata has been named Ground Handling Provider of the Year once again at the Aviation Business Awards – the fourth year they have received the accolade.

During the conference
05:54 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, has signed a Maintenance Cost Agreement with Honeywell, worth more than $20 million.

Etihad Airways
05:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has been named as official airline sponsor of a talent competition at Doha’s prestigious Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel in November.

November 15, 2011

Cadet pilot
12:24 GMT

Emirates has today announced plans to establish Emirates Flight Training Academy, a dedicated flight training centre that will be located at Dubai World Central Airport.

09:31 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company is demonstrating its strong commitment to Middle East customers with a $53 million investment in an all-new Middle East Parts Distribution Centre.

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.