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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 4, 2011

Haitham Al Battawy, new Country Manager, Iraq
12:05 GMT

Emirates has announced several new appointments within the Middle East, further strengthening its commercial operations team.

Volkswagen Passat ecofuel
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East participated in the Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicle Associates (ANGVA) Green Highways 2011 event held in Dubai recently.

Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Program Card
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has launched exciting new deals for members of the recently launched Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has officially been handed over the hosting of the next World Routes Conference in Abu Dhabi running from 30 September to 3rd of October 2012.

Luxury car manufacturers to showcase most dazzling models at DIMS 2011
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Luxury car manufacturers are set to showcase their most dazzling models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show.

Mervat Alfy, British Airways commercial manager in Egypt
06:33 GMT
(press release)

British Airways has reclaimed the title of Best Airline at the Business Traveller Awards 2011 and also won in the categories best frequent flyer programme and best shorthaul airline.

October 3, 2011

KAAO Tennis Tournament
13:54 GMT
(press release)

National Arab Motors (Kia Jordan) announced the start of the registration procedures for the qualification rounds of the Kia Amateur Australian Open (KAAO).

During the event
12:09 GMT
(press release)

Bustami & Saheb Trading Co. (BSTC), the exclusive dealers of NISSAN in Jordan, recently hosted its annual NISSAN’s Sales Executive Contest (NISEC).

Abu Dhabi International Airport
10:08 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company and Arik Air announced today the launch of Arik Air flights, Nigeria’s largest international carrier, to Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Jazeera Airways
10:06 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways today launched one of its biggest sales of the year, offering travellers one-way fares starting at KD 20.

Evoque Wireframe at JBR
06:44 GMT

Residents of JBR were the first to witness the unveiling of a unique outdoor installation in the form of the Evoque ‘wireframe’.

October 2, 2011

Al-Tayyar Travel Group
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Al-Tayyar Travel Group supports “The Charity Association of Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz ", within its social responsibility program.

During the race
12:13 GMT
(press release)

Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara completed an Audi one-two-three triumph in extremely difficult conditions.

The Emirates A380 greeted with the traditional water cannon salute at O R Tambo International Airport
12:02 GMT

Johannesburg welcomed its first scheduled Emirates A380 service yesterday, as flight EK761 from Dubai arrived at O R Tambo International Airport.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:10 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that the timetable for the period November 2011 – March 2012 at Abu Dhabi International Airport presents an 8% increase.