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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 27, 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
10:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) re-opened the access roads to Abu Dhabi International Airport, enabling travelers to enter Terminals 1 and 3 from the upper curbside as per the pre-construction period.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Tawfiq Gargour & Fils (TGF), the exclusive dealer for Mercedes-Benz in Jordan, is proud to announce the launch of the new 2014 E-Class in the Kingdom.

May 26, 2013

Ma’an Al Sahel Group
12:40 GMT
(press release)

In commemoration of Jordan’s 67th Independence Day anniversary, Airport International Group organized special festivities at QAIA on Saturday 25th May, 2013.

Jazeera Airways fleet
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group announced it will take delivery of a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft from the manufacturer’s A320 facility in Toulouse, France early next month.

06:43 GMT

Ali & Sons has announced the construction of a new Audi terminal showroom on Abu Dhabi’s Airport Road to meet the increasing demand in the Emirate.

Turkish Airlines takes off to Malta as 100th Country
06:16 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines is celebrating taking off to Malta this week as the 100th country destination for the global carrier, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline.

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).