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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 21, 2011

Chevrolet sold 2.35 million vehicles globally in the first six months of 2011
07:38 GMT

Chevrolet sold 2.35 million vehicles globally in the first six months of 2011, the best half-year performance in Chevrolet’s 100-year history.

July 20, 2011

12:59 GMT
(press release)

Boeing confirmed that American Airlines has selected Boeing to provide 200 narrowbody airplanes, with options for 100 more, to accelerate its single-aisle fleet replacement.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company kicked off its annual Student Ambassador Summer Programme today, with over 150 students joining ADAC for work experience during July and August.

The Riyadh service will be served using a Boeing 777 offering a choice of four cabins
10:26 GMT
(press release)

Due to strong, ever-increasing demand, British Airways’ winter schedule has been further revised to include daily flights from Riyadh instead of the six it had earlier announced.

Lexus received 2011 Initial Quality Study awards for four of the study’s categories
09:53 GMT
(press release)

Lexus ranked highest in the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study, outperforming all the other auto brands, and greatly differentiating Lexus from its competitors.

July 19, 2011

Speed of Magic is one of 20 exciting rides and attractions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
14:35 GMT
(press release)

Fearless explorers from across the region are diving into the realm of fantasy – racing across 4-D dreamscapes in hot pursuit of a Ferrari – on one of the most popular rides at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

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.