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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 1, 2011

During the event
14:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ first flight to Malé touched down to a colourful welcome in the capital of the Republic of the Maldives this afternoon.

Gopiraj KV, CEO of ZAFCO
13:04 GMT
(press release)

ZAFCO announced the acquisition of the ZEETEX brand from S&H Tires, a Netherlands based company, making ZAFCO the sole distributor of the premium brand.

Hani El Assaad, SITA Regional Vice-President, Middle East and North Africa
13:02 GMT
(press release)

Passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) have the highest demand for self-service options of all six major airport hubs included in this year’s SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey.

Air Arabia
12:11 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced today its financial results for the three months ending September 30, 2011, demonstrating sustainable profitability during the third quarter of this year.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum officially opens Mercator’s Customer Forum for 2011 at The Meydan
11:16 GMT

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group officiated the opening of Mercator’s Customer Forum at Meydan today.

Audi
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Having launched several new models in the first half of 2011, Audi will present an all new line up during the 2011 Dubai International Motor Show.

Emirates Airline
09:52 GMT

Celebrations for Emirates’ newest destination spanned two hemispheres today with St Petersburg being the airline’s theme for the Emirates Melbourne Cup in Australia.

Rolls-Royce
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will glide into this year’s Dubai International Motor Show with a new Bespoke Phantom model.

IATA
08:05 GMT
(press release)

More than 100 Aviation experts from across the MENA have gathered for two days of intense discussions at in Jordan, to find new ways to improve the efficiency, safety and sustainability of air transport.

ASIMO, The Humanoid Robot
07:09 GMT
(press release)

ASIMO will be making its presence once again at the Dubai International Motor Show from November 10 to 14 at the Honda stand to encourage and inspire young students to study the sciences.

Etihad Airways
06:34 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the Fantastic Falling Fares promotion, which will see fares to destinations slashed by as much as 50 percent.

Lufthansa AG
06:03 GMT
(press release)

On November 2, 1976, the first Lufthansa flight touched down at Abu Dhabi International Airport, then called Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Executive Airport.

918 RSR, Porsche's racing labratory
05:57 GMT

Porsche will emphasize its “Intelligent Performance” at the Dubai International Motor Show (November 10-14), with the display of the racing laboratory 918 RSR and new 911 Carrera.

October 31, 2011

Jazeera Airways
11:38 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced a nine-months net profit of KD 9.2 million and third quarter (Q3) net profit of KD 6.1 million, up 36% from Q3 2010.

Travelport
11:20 GMT

Travelport, today announces that Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents globally can now benefit from enhanced connectivity on flight bookings with Saudi Arabian Airlines.