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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.

June 25, 2014

Flight arriving from Athens landed at QAIA
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group (AIG), has announced the commencement of scheduled Aegean Airlines flights through QAIA.

The first batch of Etihad Airways cadet pilots to successfully obtain a bachelor degree in Aviation Science from Abu Dhabi University
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways welcomed the latest group of graduates from its innovative development program to join divisions across the airline as pilots, managers, contact centre staff and technical engineers.

June 24, 2014

“The objective of the fund is to achieve a risk adjusted medium to long-term capital appreciation while generating a quarterly cash dividend to investors,” it added.
17:57 GMT

With a targeted size of $5 billion from a combination of equity and debt, the fund will focus exclusively on Airbus aircraft.

The aircraft accommodates 27 standard pallets (2.5 metre x 3 metre) on the main deck.
14:29 GMT
(press release)

“The delivery of our sixth Boeing 777 freighter is a proud moment for Qatar Airways Cargo,” said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, His Excellency, Mr. Akbar Al Baker.

Etihad Rail safety campaign
06:14 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, launched this week a multi-faceted campaign that will educate and urge communities to follow safety rules along the path of the railway network.

June 23, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover
07:10 GMT
(press release)

250 new jobs have been created by the UK’s largest automotive employer as the Land Rover Discovery Sport is today confirmed as the latest model to be produced at Jaguar Land Rover’s Halewood plant.

Royal Jordanian
05:55 GMT

Royal Jordanian launched a new brand campaign that reflects the experience of travel with Royal Jordanian, highlighting its world-class services and the attention to detail that makes it the airline of choice.

June 22, 2014

Sahaab Aircraft Leasing
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways announced that its fully-owned aircraft leasing subsidiary Sahaab Aircraft Leasing has entered the EU aviation market by placing two Airbus A320 aircraft on long-term leases with TAP Portugal airlines.

June 19, 2014

Honda Civic limited
08:17 GMT
(press release)

This Ramadan, Al-Futtaim Honda is offering customers limited editions of the Honda Civic and CR-V while offering unlimited choices across its other models.

June 18, 2014

During the event
11:53 GMT

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of the UAE (TRA) released its “ICT in UAE; Business Survey – 2013”.

Turkish Airlines
10:45 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, Europe’s Best Airline*, announced increased flights to Malaga at a roadshow with The Andalusia Tourist Board and Malaga-Costa del Sol held for Dubai travel agents.

Etihad Cargo
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo uplifted record cargo tonnage across the globe in April and May 2014, pushing the carrier into the list of top 10 performing global air cargo operators, based on monthly WorldACD carrier rankings.

June 17, 2014

Jazeera Airways
11:04 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced that it has secured a USD 18.3 million aircraft refinancing facility through Arab Banking Corporation (B.S.C) (ABC).

Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Kia Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motor Group
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Kia Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motor Group, has received the prestigious Lifetime Design Achievement Award from EyesOn Design.

Etihad Cargo
05:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, a division of UAE national airline, Etihad Airways, has enhanced its cargo services to and from Switzerland and the United States (US).