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Former president Hosni Mubarak launched national projects, but they were not completed because of a lack of political will.
August 17, 2014 - 11:31 GMT
Tawfik does not see in the Suez Canal project a “new Toshka,” though he does believe financial and economic studies are necessary to ensure this.

October 30, 2011

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.

Etihad Rail map
09:37 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, has awarded the Civil & Track Works contract for the first stage of the network, that will link the Western Region cities of Habshan and Ruwais by 2013 and then Shah and Habshan by 2014.

October 25, 2011

the Emirates ladies team, Maria Fernanda Diaz Reyes, Margaret Grace and Kaneez-Hasnain
13:50 GMT

This year’s World Airline Squash Tournament WAST kicked off yesterday at the Aviation Club in Dubai, with hosts Emirates victorious over the International Team.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is preparing for 10 days of high octane fun to coincide with Eid Al Adha and November festivities in Abu Dhabi.

Ashok Khanna, CEO Al Tayer Motors, Ali Mostafa and Robin Colgan, Managing Director of JLR, MENAP
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Luxury automotive manufacturer Land Rover held an exclusive screening of all five episodes of the unique online film series

October 24, 2011

During the event
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company, the exclusive dealer for Toyota, Lexus and Hino in the Kingdom, released the new 300 Series light Hino trucks with a fresh new design and look.

Emirates Airline
10:54 GMT

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has strengthened its commitment to Tunis with the introduction of two extra flights, meaning that it will fly six times weekly from 30 October 2011.

10:48 GMT
(press release)

GMC will showcase the Sierra HD concept for the first time in the Middle East at the Dubai International Motor Show on November 10, 2011.

Oman Air
10:45 GMT

dnata announced today that it has been selected by Oman Air to provide ground handling services at Zurich Airport.

Lexus Hybrid Car
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors has announced the arrival of the 2012 models of its hybrid models – LS600h and CT200h, further accentuating Lexus strengths as a car maker with an eye on the future.