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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.

July 19, 2011

Emirates Airline special fare bookings are available starting July 15th and are valid for the period starting August 1st until August 24th
13:08 GMT
(press release)

In anticipation of the holy month of Ramadan, Emirates, the world’s second largest airline, is lowering its fares for Egyptians travelling to Dubai to EGP2324, with bookings starting July 15th.

Nissan Pick-up 4x4
12:37 GMT
(press release)

BSTC, the exclusive dealers of Nissan in Jordan, presents an unmatched opportunity to own the ultimate Nissan Pick-up (4x2) and (4x4) in a various packages tailored to suit everyone.

July 18, 2011

AbdulMohsin Ibrahim Younes, CEO of  RTA, addressing the audience at London Business School in Dubai
13:04 GMT
(press release)

Students from London Business School’s Executive MBA (Dubai) programme have learnt first hand from a top official from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority about strategy and corporate governance.

Ramadan special fares, covering 32 Emirates destinations, start from as low as AED 1,075
08:49 GMT

Emirates is offering passengers some excellent fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Far East and the Indian Sub-Continent during Ramadan.

Linden Coppell, Chair of IATA Environment Committee
07:11 GMT
(press release)

The Head of Environmental Affairs at Etihad Airways has been appointed to chair the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Environment Committee.

July 17, 2011

14:17 GMT
(press release)

Flydubai, Dubai’s pioneering low cost airline, has launched operations to the oil-rich Saudi Arabian city of Dammam.

Volkswagen Center Jordan and Hikmat Road Safety will set up a football court in the adopted schools
13:42 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Center Jordan represented by Nuqul Automotive has announced its partnership with Hikmat Road Safety to sponsor the establishment of football courts as part of the “Malae’b” program.

Mohamed Sultan bin Hweidan, Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Saud Abbasi, General Manager, Al-Futtaim Motors, and Simon Frith, Managing Director Al-Futtaim Motors cutting the ribbon
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Al Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor of Lexus and Toyota in the UAE, inaugurated new Lexus and Toyota showrooms in Sharjah today July 17.

Saudi Airlines Cargo
11:45 GMT
(press release)

Due to the high demand for air cargo from Asia to West Africa Saudi Airlines Cargo has increased its capacity from 3 weekly flights to daily B747 freighter flights to Lagos, Nigeria.

ADAC celebrating 'Hag Al Leila' with children
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) hosted a traditional event, commonly known in the UAE community as ‘Hag Al Leila’.

July 14, 2011

Mercedes-Benz latest C-Class displayed at Villaggio Mall
12:47 GMT
(press release)

Mercedes-Benz latest C-Class is now at Villaggio mall for fans to revel in an up-close experience of a range of mind-blowing features, unparalleled looks and first-class technology.

Swiss International Airlines
09:00 GMT
(press release)

SWISS carried 7 367 099 passengers in the first six months of 2011, a substantial 10.9% increase on the same period last year (2010: 6 643 521).

July 13, 2011

BMW Group
13:14 GMT
(press release)

The BMW Group and its brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce stand for innovation.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways CEO
12:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will double its flights from Abu Dhabi to Erbil at the beginning of September.

Etihad Airways
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today reported its most successful first half year, with revenues up 28 per cent to US$ 1,720 million.