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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 3, 2011

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.

Muller and Huff curzes
08:47 GMT
(press release)

The Chevrolet Cruzes added further success to their 2011 collection (14 wins out of 16 races so far!) with Yvan Muller and Rob Huff posting another 1-2 in Sunday’s Race 1 in Oschersleben.

During the press confirence
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE, announced the launch of two exciting propositions as part of the company’s continual commitment to loyal Toyota customers.

BMW Hommage
08:16 GMT
(press release)

BMW has scooped up no fewer than three of the coveted awards presented by the German Design Council in the Automotive Brand Contest.

Honda Car
07:55 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda announced the launch of its exciting Ramadan offer across all its 10 showrooms in the UAE.

Porsche 911 receiving top scores
07:30 GMT

American customers have awarded top marks to Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, for the seventh time in succession.

Andrew Harrison, Manchester Airport Managing Director and Jeff Wilkinson, Etihad Airways Vice President for Maintenance and locally recruited aircraft engineers and mechanics.
07:18 GMT

Etihad Airways has marked two significant milestones in Manchester, officially launching a new line maintenance facility and double-daily services to the city.

British Airways
07:12 GMT
(press release)

British Airways is offering discounted fares and packages to Middle East travellers who are considering spending the Holy Month of Ramadan outside of the UAE this year.

August 1, 2011

Queen Alia International Airport
12:56 GMT
(press release)

Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport saw growth in passenger numbers accelerate in June, suggesting that travellers are regaining confidence following regional political instability early in the year.

Emirates Airline
11:32 GMT

Emirates has entered a new chapter by starting flights to Denmark and the land of famous story teller Hans Christian Andersen.