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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.

September 28, 2011

Al Bateen Executive Airport
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Middle East’s first dedicated executive airport operated by Abu Dhabi Airports Company, is gearing up for the 2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways Chief Executive Officer at Etihad’s reception in Paris marking five years of operation
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating five years of its non-stop services between Paris and Abu Dhabi.

08:17 GMT
(press release)

The current European sovereign debt crisis, and its expected impacts on European banks, gives new impetus to aircraft investment opportunities for Middle East investors.

Etihad Airways
07:34 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a codeshare agreement with Vietnam Airlines.

Hassan Al Majed, Director General of GOP
06:44 GMT
(press release)

A fund for promoting and supporting maritime education and training through scholarships to Bahraini students has been announced by GOP.

September 27, 2011

Etihad Crystal Cargo
13:24 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Crystal Cargo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be the first cargo airline to act as a vendor within the WCA Family network.

Coppa di Sicilia
13:18 GMT
(press release)

Take a trip back in time with Enzo Ferrari through the silver screen with ‘Coppa di Sicilia’, an exclusive short film specially commissioned and screened at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s Cinema Maranello.

Emirates SkyCargo
09:59 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, yesterday celebrated the inaugural service on its new Far East and Australasia freighter route.

General Civil Aviation Authority
09:48 GMT

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched an On-Line Facility for Bird Strike and Wildlife Hazard Reporting as part of the existing Reporting of Safety Incidents (ROSI) system.

Jaguar C-X16
09:40 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Land Rover displayed its global product leadership and brand strength by winning two of the most important media awards, from Autoweek, at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

09:37 GMT
(press release)

(IATA) reiterated the air transport industry’s commitment to its ambitious agenda to reduce CO2 emissions.

07:06 GMT

After being the Marketing Director at the regional office of Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE for four years, 39-year old Andre Oosthuizen has left the organization to pursue his career.

September 26, 2011

During the celebration
11:10 GMT
(press release)

nasair, Saudi Arabia’s national carrier, celebrated this year’s Saudi National Day by offering Customers free travel on all scheduled domestic Saudi flights for the duration of the momentous holiday.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:27 GMT
(press release)

CEOs from the world’s leading airlines, aircraft manufacturers, satellite companies, and aerospace associations, will come together at the inaugural Global Aerospace Summit.

Kia Optima Hybrid on the road
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Kia Motors is one of the automotive industry’s current fuel economy leaders and today the brand is celebrating the setting of a new Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption.