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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 6, 2011

Emirates Airline
10:53 GMT

Emirates is responding to strong passenger demand in Sudan by launching an extra weekly flight to Khartoum, boosting its frequencies to four each week from 4th August 2011.

GMC Sierra
10:27 GMT

GMC was ranked within the top 10 automotive brands in the 2011 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, placed 10th overall. GMC moved up 15 ranking positions compared to last year’s study.

New Ford Oval Grille
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Ford and Lincoln sales during the first half of the year posted an impressive 63 per cent growth in the GCC region over the same period last year.

Etihad Airways
08:07 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, has announced plans to expand its network in China with daily non-stop, return services between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai, subject to government approval.

Film makers and cinema fans who attended the Arab Film Festival Australia opening ceremony
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways will this month celebrate the contemporary Arab film industry by sponsoring the Arab Film Festival Australia.

July 5, 2011

Skywards Future Artists Competition 2010 winning designs appear on Skywards membership cards
11:34 GMT

Emirates Airline launches the Skywards Future Artists Competition 2011 to find the world’s most exciting budding artists.

Volkswagen Middle East advisors and technicians
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Middle East technicians triumphed at the 2011 Service Qualification World Championship event with first and second place in the Regional Master Technician category.

Bandar Al Turki, SAMACO Automotive Central Region General Manager, with delegate Andreas Hergenrother, during the press conference
09:06 GMT
(press release)

SAMACO, the exclusive dealer of Volkswagen cars in Saudi Arabia, was the Platinum Sponsor of the recent German Catalogue Show and Breakfast held in Riyadh and Al-Khobar.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways CEO, announced the Chengdu service on July 5
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, today announced it would commence services to Chengdu in southwest China from December 15, 2011, subject to government approval.

Mercedes-Benz Vito
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Mercedes-Benz has significantly improved the Vito product to the point that it is now the best specification ever offered from the German manufacturer.

July 4, 2011

Film Above Sea Level, by Director and Writer Hazim Bitar
11:43 GMT

Central Trade and Auto Company sponsored the first showing of ‘Fish above Sea Level’ feature film by director Hazem Bitar.

Abu Dhabi International Airport
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that Abu Dhabi International Airport has been awarded the ‘Air Cargo Award of Excellence’ by Air Cargo World Magazine.

Etihad Airways
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, this week celebrates five years of operations to Kuwait.

Stefan Hamberger, Director Region Africa & Middle East AUDI AG; K. Rajaram, CEO Al Nabooda Automobiles; Ali Al Nabooda, General Manager Audi Dubai; and Jeff Mannering, Managing Director Audi Middle East
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Audi continues to break new ground in the Middle East.

08:29 GMT
(press release)

Lexus drove to the top spot in the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study released in the US last week, giving the luxury automobile brand its 13th such honour in 22 years.