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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 23, 2014

Online qualifying on PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 6 game is now open
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Nissan and Sony Computer Entertainment have today announced that online qualifying for the much anticipated 2014 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy is now open in the Middle East.

Wael Al Sarhan, Director of Marketing & Communication at NAS Holding
06:30 GMT
(press release)

Nas Tech the engineering & maintenance subsidiary of NAS Holding and flynas Saudi Arabia’s National Carrier are launching a new Technical Training programme for Saudi youth with high school certificates.

April 22, 2014

The airport was scheduled to open in 2009 but suffered many drawbacks since then
14:19 GMT

As of May 27, all airlines will operate from Qatar's newly built and much anticipated Hamad International Airport.

Etihad Airways employs over 4,000 cabin crew representing 110 nationalities
12:15 GMT

South African nationals who are hospitality professionals now have the opportunity to take their career high into the sky by joining Etihad Airways’ World’s Leading Cabin Crew.

General Manager for Alfardan Premier Motors, Rabih Ataya, said: “This is a very challenging race for both the riders and the support team
12:04 GMT

Alfardan Premier Motors is excited to announce its support of the Red Bull KTM Factory Rally team.

Abdelrahman Abdullah Al Madhloum Al Suwaidi; The New General Manager for Cyprus
09:39 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has appointed Abdelrahman Abdullah Al Madhloum Al Suwaidi as its new General Manager for Cyprus.

Toyota EDT is also supported by Maxxis Tires which provides Toyota EDT with Maxxis Z1 Drift professional tires, Extreme Performance and Emirates Motorsports Technologies for their technical support and supervision
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Emirates Drifting Team won Round 4 of Drift UAE that took place on April 18th at Yas Marina Circuit.

April 21, 2014

The airline operates a two-class cabin comprising of a Business Class and an Economy Class
13:56 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group Chairman Marwan Boodai said, “Our results this year constitute the highest Q1 earnings in the history of the Group."

The Emirates A380 is like no other. Passengers travelling in First Class can step out of their Private Suites and visit one of two Onboard Shower Spas where they can freshen up with a shower before landing
13:52 GMT

Emirates is to introduce a scheduled A380 service to Kuwait from 16 July, marking the airline’s 25th anniversary of flights to the country.

The new structure marks the transition from a single entity airline to a wider global aviation group
11:33 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced five senior appointments in operations, marketing and guest experience.

The airport’s passenger statistics showed that in the first quarter of 2014, a total of 4,560,169 passengers used Abu Dhabi International Airport
11:14 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 15.1% increase in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to Q1 2013.

A total of 2.25 million passengers used Sharjah Airport from January to March 2014 (File Archive/Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT

Sharjah Airport recorded the highest level of passenger traffic on record during the first quarter this year.

Chris Wilde; Jaguar Land Rover Brand Director and Helal Omar; General Manager of Premier Motors Unveil the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe
08:45 GMT

Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors have become the first in the Middle East to launch the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé.

In addition to bike rides which took place on day one and two, there were other activities such as the famous bike show and the highly popular bike games
08:33 GMT
(press release)

King Abdullah Economic City hosted the 5th HOG Saudi Rally which was planned and organized by the Jeddah Chapter Harley Owners Group.

Through the past five decades, the Ford Mustang has been no stranger to envious stares and jealous looks nor has it been camera shy either
06:00 GMT
(press release)

From the race track to the silver screen, the legendary Ford Mustang has captured the hearts of muscle car lovers for 50 years.