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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.

April 15, 2014

The concept car previews dynamic new design language and an array of innovative versatility and capability features
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover revealed its Discovery Vision Concept SUV in New York. It is a vision of Land Rover’s future family of Discovery vehicles, the first model of which is due in 2015.

Sheikh Ahmed tours Emirates Official Store at The Dubai Mall
07:08 GMT

Visitors to The Dubai Mall can now connect with aviation like never before, thanks to Emirates airline.

April 14, 2014

Dubai International Airport has the most passenger traffic of any airport in the entire world (File Archive)
08:44 GMT

Renovations at Dubai's International Airport will force at least eight airlines to move their operations to the emirate's second airport until the overhaul is complete.

Jazeera Airways
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its February 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a continued increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, and Alexandria.

Hyundai Genesis
05:20 GMT
(press release)

Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled the All-New Genesis - a premium sedan that has been designed to set new standards in its class - for the first time in the Middle East and Africa.

April 13, 2014

EY Emirati Engineers
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways recognised its top ten performing Emirati female engineering trainees by giving them the chance to attend the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Etihad Flying Nannies at Childrens National
06:15 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ Flying Nannies brought a smile to children’s faces when they dropped into the Children’s National Medical Centre in Washington, D.C. today, to attend the unveiling of the airline’s Cardiac Intensive Care room.

A380 Lands at Glasgow Airport as part of 10 year anniversary celebration
05:25 GMT

Hundreds of plane spotters across Glasgow sought the city’s best vantage points to see the iconic Emirates A380 touch down yesterday, marking the airline’s tenth year of operations to the city.

April 10, 2014

Kia champ into the Arena
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Al Majid Motors Co., the sole distributor of KIA in the UAE, announced the kick off the ‘Kia champ into the Arena’ 2014 football competition.

07:24 GMT
(press release)

Due to overwhelming response and feedback from customers, Al-Futtaim Honda is extending its ‘great value’ offer all through April.

Emirates Aviation University stand at GITEX 2014
05:25 GMT

Emirates Aviation College unveiled its new name, Emirates Aviation University, today at the Gulf Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX).

April 9, 2014

EK171 will no longer operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the return flight (EK172), which departs at 0230 the next day, will be cancelled on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
17:55 GMT

The Dubai carrier started daily services to Kiev on A340-500 aircraft in January.

Etihad Airways First Class
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has picked up two coveted Travelplus Awards for its unique ‘Inspired by Sougha’ amenity bags and its new all-natural First Class COCO-MAT bedding.

Royal Jordanian
10:36 GMT

RJ passengers can now fly to almost 100 new destinations as TAM Airlines and US Airways completed their transition to oneworld, on March 31, at a ceremony celebrated at TAM’s Sao Paulo hub.

Nissan Tiida
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Nissan Tiida joined comic book superheroes at last weekend’s the Middle East Film & Comic Convention 2014.