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Former president Hosni Mubarak launched national projects, but they were not completed because of a lack of political will.
August 17, 2014 - 11:31 GMT
Tawfik does not see in the Suez Canal project a “new Toshka,” though he does believe financial and economic studies are necessary to ensure this.

May 13, 2013

Al-Futtaim Honda
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda vehicles in the UAE, has announced a month of heavy weight offers across all its models.

H.E. Dr. Nasser Al Mansoori, CEO of Etihad Rail and Madhav Kurup, CEO of Hellmann Middle East & North Africa
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics (Hellmann).

May 12, 2013

Etihad Crystal Cargo
05:32 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo has unveiled its new loyalty program for freight forwarders called CargoConnect, a free mileage earning program that rewards companies for every booking made with the UAE cargo operator.

May 9, 2013

Manchester City Seychelles Soccer School
10:39 GMT

Air Seychelles and equity alliance partner Etihad Airways this week concluded the first ever Manchester City Seychelles Soccer School.

May 8, 2013

ESO Plant tree
10:25 GMT
(press release)

With more than 900 plant species, including over 50 endemic ones not available anywhere else on Earth, the mountains of the Dhofar region in Southern Oman are a biodiversity hotspot of unique value.

Peter Pollak, General Manager UAE and Director Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Lufthansa proved that it is the best among the best after clinching the “Best European Airline in the Middle East” title during the recent gala ceremony of the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2013.

Technical and financial offers for the bus network project this month had been received from six coalitions already qualified to compete for the implementation of the project
07:07 GMT

The High Commission for Riyadh Development (HCRD) has offered investment opportunities in various real estate projects being implemented here.

Nasair has recorded a 20 per cent increase in passenger numbers since the beginning of the year
05:30 GMT

Nasair, a low-cost carrier based in Saudi Arabia, is set to go public as the airline prepares for an initial public offering (IPO), a top official said.

May 7, 2013

A photo of an old train in Egypt
11:03 GMT

The Egyptian Railways is one of the most popular modes of public transportation in Egypt with around 800 million passenger miles annually. Most of this network connects the Nile Delta with Cairo and Alexandria.

Flying Chef for Dubai routes launched at Arabian Travel Market 2013
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has complemented its award-winning on-board service with the introduction ofthe‘Flying Chef Service’ for business class travellers on flights from Dubai, starting May 2013.

Royal Jordanian
09:20 GMT

Travelers booking on Royal Jordanian website can now benefit from added convenience and security, paying through PayPal.

07:04 GMT
(press release)

NBK Automobiles announced that the opening hours of its flagship showroom located on Salwa Road will be extended till 9.00 pm on a daily basis.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, and Nico Bezuidenhout, South African Airways’ acting Chief Executive Officer, celebrate the new strategic partnership
06:58 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways and South African Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing the two airlines to introduce a comprehensive range of codeshare and interline air services.

Qatar Airways booth
06:26 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways today announced route expansion on three continents together with a huge increase in capacity in Pakistan as part of the Doha-based carrier’s continued aggressive growth strategy.

Qatar Airways' inaugural passenger flight to Chicago is welcomed by a traditional water salute at Chicago O'Hare Airport on April 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
06:13 GMT

Qatar Airways is preparing to open business in Saudi Arabia as one of two operators that won in December licenses to serve the Kingdom’s domestic market.