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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.

May 23, 2013

Emirates Airline
13:10 GMT

Emirates will increase capacity on its services to Colombo from 30th June 2013, with the addition of three more flights per week, the airline announced today.

Ford Motor Company
08:28 GMT
(press release)

Ford Middle East today launched a regional integrated advertising and communications campaign highlighting Ford’s various smart technologies and the brand’s leadership within the industry.

The bus depot will redefine the bus service sector in Abu Dhabi
05:00 GMT

A new bus depot that can accommodate around 500 buses will be built in Abu Dhabi soon.

The aircraft will be operated on long haul routes
05:00 GMT

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft, according to a press release on Wednesday.

May 22, 2013

Air Arabia
12:40 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, inaugural flight today touched down in Abha, Saudi Arabia, from its primary hub in Sharjah.

Mansour Al Marzouqi, new Belarus GM
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mansour Al Marzouqi as its new General Manager in Belarus.

Peter Hartman, President and CEO of KLM and James Hogan, President and CEO of Etihad Airways celebrate the launch of Etihad Airways’ flights between Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam
05:54 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, have entered the second phase of their strategic partnership following the launch of the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s flights to Amsterdam.

May 21, 2013

Airberlin with Etihad pilots
10:02 GMT

Etihad Airways has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.

Air Arabia
05:00 GMT

Air Arabia said on Monday it has signed a $350 million financing deal from a syndicate of two GCC banks — Qatar National Bank (QNB Group) and Commercial Bank International (CBI).

May 20, 2013

RJ Amadeus computers donation
11:08 GMT

Royal Jordanian and Amadeus IT Group reached an agreement by which Amadeus donated around 100 pre-owned desktop and laptop computers.

May 19, 2013

Turkish Airlines
12:51 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines continues to grow with five new destinations being added this May.

Etihad Airways
10:09 GMT

Etihad Airways has finalised the agreement to acquire three airport services companies which will accelerate and consolidate the development of in-flight catering services.

Queen Alia International Airport
05:58 GMT

Airport International Group has recorded positive results for QAIA traffic growth in March 2013.

Toyota
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA) – the exclusive dealer for Toyota in the Kingdom, was named the silver sponsor for the 4th Bands Across Borders Festival 2013.

Renault Safrane
05:55 GMT

Renault in the Kingdom, has announced a unique scheme on one of their most luxurious models, the Renault Safrane which is an all time favorite amongst car lovers within Saudi Arabia.