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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 1, 2014

Airport International Group
11:40 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group (AIG) announced a continuing positive growth trend for passenger traffic (PAX) and aircraft movement (ACM) at QAIA during April 2014.

Guest on the inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles were presented with a commemorative Hollywood Director clapper board which displayed details of the flight
11:26 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today launched its daily EY 171 service between Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Los Angeles (LAX).

Central Trade and Auto
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade and Auto, the exclusive Toyota dealer in the Kingdom, sponsored a non-profit music concert for Jordanian singer-songwriter Ayah Marar.

Jaguar F-TYPE
08:34 GMT
(press release)

Luxury automotive manufacturer, Jaguar, recently completed an ultimate performance challenge in the Middle East with a trip to Jebel Jais in the mountains of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

Jazeera Airways team in front of the newly delivered aircraft in Airbus Hamburg
07:20 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group took delivery of a brand new Airbus A320 aircraft on Wednesday, May 28, bringing its total fleet number to 15 aircraft.

May 29, 2014

Emirates’ A380 was last in India on 12th March at the Indian Airshow in Hyderabad
06:10 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places will expand its A380 network to 28 destinations, when it launches a daily A380 service to Mumbai International Airport on 21st July.

May 28, 2014

Etihad Aegean Athens airport cake cutting
13:07 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and code share partner Aegean Airlines, are celebrating five years of Etihad Airways’ non-stop services between Athens and Abu Dhabi.

Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé
12:44 GMT
(press release)

Mahmoudia Motors has launched Jaguar’s most dynamically capable, performance focused production vehicle, the F-TYPE Coupé, in the Jordanian market.

Airport International Group
08:27 GMT
(press release)

In celebration of Jordan’s 68th Independence Day anniversary, Airport International Group (AIG), has carried out several activities at QAIA on Thursday 22 and Sunday 25 May, 2014.

Qatar Airways
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways today commenced full operations at its new state-of-the-art hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), at 09:00 local time.

May 27, 2014

The Emirates A380 parks at Vienna International Airport
12:45 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, operated a one-off A380 service last night to mark its 10-year anniversary and continued commitment to Austria.

During the event
11:54 GMT
(press release)

Six months into its Middle Eastern debut and the all-new Lincoln MKZ continues to create a buzz among discerning clientele looking for a distinctive lxury mid-size sedan.

Air Arabia smartphone application on Android
09:50 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia has extended its mobile reach with the launch of its smartphone application on Android.

The agreement was signed by Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, during his visit to the Caribbean island country.
03:55 GMT

Agreement stipulates that all national carriers of both parties will have right to perform scheduled air services between the countries.

May 26, 2014

Visitors waiting their turn to tour the Emirates A380 at ILA Berlin 2014. The line stretched over 155 metres during public visit days
12:16 GMT

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, showcased its Airbus A380 aircraft from 20th May to 25th May 2014 at the 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show.