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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.

October 31, 2011

Swiss International Airlines
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Swiss International Air Lines increased its total income from operating activities to CHF 3 707 million (USD4 218 million) for the first nine months of 2011, a 5% improvement on the prior-year period.

Ferrari 458 Spider
05:27 GMT

Al Tayer Motors will showcase the Ferrari 458 Spider at the Dubai International Motor Show to be held from November 10 - 14.

Maserati Kubang
05:24 GMT

Visitors to the Al Tayer Motors Maserati stand at the Dubai International Motor Show in November will witness a celebration of the Italian luxury brand's heritage, modern day excellence and a glimpse into its exciting future.

October 30, 2011

Air Arabia
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Eight years after the very first Air Arabia flight took off from Sharjah International Airport, the region’s low-cost pioneer is now widely seen as one of the Middle East’s true corporate success stories.

Walid Abukhaled, GE’s President & Chief Executive Officer for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, signed the MoU with Dr Khaled S. Al Sultan, Rector of KFUPM, at a ceremony held in Dhahran
12:41 GMT
(press release)

GE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), to extend educational scholarships to 30 students of the university over the next three years.

Porsche Building - Nuqul Automotive
12:26 GMT
(press release)

Proceeding with its calendar of events for 2011, Porsche Club Jordan invited its members to attend a full day Porsche driving experience at the Madaba Speed Center.

Dr. Igor Egorov, Chairman of the Russian Business Council; Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai; Atiq Juma Nassib, Senior Director, Commercial Services Sector of the Dubai Chamber
12:00 GMT
(press release)

Senior flydubai executives and members of the Russian Business Council in Dubai and Northern Emirates met today at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) recently launched the 6th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, designed for children 15 years of age and below to showcase their artistic talents and imaginations in drawing the car of their dreams.

Etihad Airways
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced it will commence operations to Malé, the capital city of the Republic of Maldives, on November 1.

Ronan and Yvonne Keating in the Emirate marquee on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival
06:01 GMT

Victoria Derby Day marked the opening day of the 151st Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse, and in celebration Emirates hosted its VIP guests, celebrities in its destination themed, trackside marquee.

Al Bateen Airport
05:48 GMT
(press release)

The GCAA-certified Al Bateen Executive Airport announced a 12% increase in aircraft movements in the third quarter of this year, in comparison to the same period in 2010.

October 27, 2011

Etihad Airways Pearl Business class
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has won the award for “Best Business Class” at the 2011 Biz Travel Forum in Milan.

October 26, 2011

CIO of the Decade in the Category of International Orientation, Patrick Naef, along with Guus Dekkers, the CIO of EADS Airbus
12:06 GMT

Divisional Senior Vice President IT for The Emirates Group and Head of Mercator, Patrick Naef, has been named Chief Information Officer of the Decade by CIO.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:33 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) released today the traffic results for Abu Dhabi International Airport during the third quarter of 2011 revealing a 15% increase in passenger traffic compared with the same period in 2010.

The winner Martin Tomczyk
10:13 GMT
(press release)

It was a perfect 2011 DTM season for Audi: After Martin Tomczyk’s early win of the drivers title, the brand with the four rings at the Hockenheim finale.