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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 4, 2013

Ayoola Brimmo, Master’s student in the Mechanical Engineering program and the inaugural Masdar Institute-Toyota Scholar
11:13 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Toyota Motor Corporation jointly announced the inaugural Masdar Institute-Toyota scholar will successfully complete his two-year program in June 2013.

ADAC with Al Yasmina School
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company welcomed 127 grade two students from Al Yasmina School to Abu Dhabi International Airport last week.

Etihad Airways
09:59 GMT

Etihad Airways has launched a Meet and Greet service for guests arriving on Etihad Airways flights at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The new double-width ULD awaits loading at Frankfurt International Airport
07:21 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and Jettainer have partnered to launch a new lightweight and double-width Unit Load Device (ULD), known as type ALF.

June 3, 2013

James Harrison
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed James Harrison as its new General Manager for Canada.

Turkish Airlines
09:34 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines signed an agreement with Borussia Dortmund Germany's top league.

The International Air Transport Association
09:10 GMT
(press release)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) opened its 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Cape Town, South Africa today.

Jason Soss and Ghaith Al Ghaith sign the hotel partnership agreement
08:53 GMT

flydubai has launched a new hotel offering allowing passengers to plan their entire holiday through

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company today announced the traffic figures for the first four months of 2013 highlighting a double digit increase of 14% in passenger traffic compared to the same period last year.

The daily, non-stop service between Dubai and Haneda is operated by a Boeing 77-200LR
08:32 GMT

Emirates on Monday celebrated the start of its daily, non-stop service from Dubai to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) with the launch of its inaugural flight.

June 2, 2013

FIFA CONFED CUP 2013 Vehicle Handover
10:15 GMT

Kia Motors Corporation announced that it will provide 198 passenger cars to ensure efficient and smooth transportation during the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in host country Brazil.

Etihad Airways’ flight EY191 is welcomed to Sao Paulo
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has launched non-stop flights between Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo, Brazil, the airline’s first destination in South America.

4x4 Off-Roading Event
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company is now holding a 4x4 off-roading event on Friday June 7th, 2013.

Jazeera Airways takes delivery of brand new Airbus A320
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group took delivery of a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft, bringing the total number of its fleet to 13 aircraft.

Etihad Airways
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will increase its Abu Dhabi-Minsk service from three flights per week to a daily schedule from June 15, 2013.