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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.

August 4, 2011

Range Rover
11:12 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar and Land Rover brands rank among the top five nameplates, both with improved scores for 2011.

Mercedes Benz face lifted C-Class
11:00 GMT
(press release)

NBK Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, has kick-started a mind-blowing promotion on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Change to the best campaign
09:03 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today launched a major nationwide advertising campaign inviting Australians to “change to the best”.

The technology helps ensure car door panels fit more accurately and reduce wind noise, a key quality factor for consumers and a major industry challenge
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Ford is investing $100 million globally to install robotic plant laser inspection technology to improve quality through reduced wind noise and more refined fit and finish.

Robbie Mehoke, the new Vice President Eastern USA, Etihad Airways
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has appointed Ms Robbie Mehoke as Vice President Eastern USA, effective August 1, based in the airline’s New York office.

August 3, 2011

Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Thani, Chairman of Air Arabia
12:32 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, announced today its financial results for the three months ending June 30, 2011, demonstrating steady growth in profit, revenue and passenger traffic.

Emirates First Class Lounge at Terminal 3 - Dubai International Airport
11:33 GMT

Emirates has opened its second dedicated First Class Lounge at Terminal 3 - Dubai International Airport, making it the fourth dedicated premium Emirates Lounge in Dubai.

New office building for Porsche Middle East & Africa
11:03 GMT
(press release)

With last night’s official opening ceremony Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, the regional office of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart celebrated its 12- year existence in the region.

Abu Dhabi Employee Travel Card
10:29 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has launched the ‘Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme’, dedicated to offering unprecedented benefits to government employees across Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today that it has exceeded its set target for waste recycling during the first half of 2011, successfully recycling 21.36% of its waste.

Summer in Germany
09:50 GMT

dnata’s ‘Free nights for a longer holiday’ campaign will be on offer once again this summer, with holidaymakers who book with dnata to receive at least one night free when staying for four nights or more.

Jetta Car
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen announced the winners of its regional “Catch me if you can” car competition, which was held on the social media site Facebook.

Khalifa bin Ali Al-Hetmi, President and CEO at Qatar Navigation
07:24 GMT

Qatar Navigation today announced that its fully-owned subsidiary, Qatar Shipping Co., has been awarded a QAR 1.875 billion contract by Qatar Petroleum.

August 2, 2011

Emirates SkyCargo
10:39 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, is set to add a third weekly freight flight to meet the growing demands of the thriving UAE-Brazil trade route.

Boeing  C-17 Globemaster III
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Boeing recently delivered a third C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence at the C-17 program’s final assembly facility in Long Beach.