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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 25, 2011

Haitham Al Battawy, new Country Manager
11:45 GMT

Emirates has announced the appointment of a new Country Manager in Iraq to support the airline’s growth within the country.

Etihad Airways
11:38 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has been named Airline of the Year in the 2011 TTG Travel Awards.

Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and Jorge Vargas, Director of Consejo Tecnico de Aviacion Civil of Costa Rica while exchanging the ASA
10:40 GMT

GCAA has signed an “open skies” (MoU) with the Costa Rica represented by Civil Aviation Authority of Costa Rica in San Jose on 22nd September, 2011.

During the event
10:27 GMT
(press release)

Al Habtoor Motors, the official dealer for Mitsubishi in the UAE, is set to offer to its customers easier means to own their favorite cars with ‘Mitsubishi Solutions’.

A8L W12 FSI Engine
10:20 GMT
(press release)

With the twelve cylinder A8 L W12 quattro Audi is now introducing the ultimate engine configuration for its flagship model.

Jaguar
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar Middle East and North Africa has announced the arrival of its highly anticipated 12MY line up across MENA showrooms.

Khalid Ahmed Obaid Al Mughanni, the winner
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors has announced Mr. Khalid Ahmed Obaid Al Mughanni Al Naqbia UAE national, as the winner of the AED 1 million Toyota Millionaire Promotion.

Audi
08:39 GMT
(press release)

MODA Mall has partnered with Audi to offer an innovative online competition to win BD500 worth of shopping vouchers for the luxury mall.

Central Trade and Auto Company
08:09 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto Company announced its sponsorship of “Spirit of Jordan” initiative, a project supporting voluntary work in many sectors including environment, education, and culture.

Porsche
07:58 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Centre Dubai, Al Nabooda Automobiles, delivered 211 new cars in the month of August – the best ever performance for any Porsche Centre globally.

Ahmed Khoory presents Abdulla Al Tassan with a crystal Emirates A380 aircraft
07:31 GMT

Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport welcomed Emirates’ award-winning A380 last night, in celebration of Saudi Arabia’s 81st National Day.

During the launch event
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has launched the Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme, dedicated to offering unprecedented benefits and travel services to government employees across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

September 22, 2011

Emirates Airlines' Boeing 777-300 is loaded with relief supplies for victims of the Somalia civil war
12:42 GMT
(press release)

Boeing partnered with Emirates Airlines and non-profit organizations to transport relief supplies on board its newly delivered 777-300ER to victims of the civil war in Somalia.

Andrew Hoy, Managing Director of ExecuJet Aviation Trading
09:50 GMT

Swiss-headquartered, ExecuJet Aviation Group reports a continued growth in new and pre-owned aircraft sales since the beginning of the year, and is predicting the trend will continue well into 2012.

Victoria Falls can be reached from both Zambia and Zimbabwe
06:40 GMT

Emirates’ extensive African network is to be boosted again with the launch of two new destinations, Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, and Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe.