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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.

March 24, 2013

Lexus
04:31 GMT
(press release)

According to the J.D. Power and Associates’ recent 2013 study, Toyota Motor Corporation’s luxury brand; Lexus topped the Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), recently released in the United States.

March 21, 2013

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi
14:13 GMT

Minister says that the route between Upper Egypt and Iran are expected to resume soon.

Royal Jordanian will transfer all its flight operations to the new terminal at Queen Alia International on Thursday
09:06 GMT

Royal Jordanian will transfer all its flight operations to the new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport on Thursday.

flydubai
06:36 GMT

flydubai underscored the growing importance of the CIS region to its operations by announcing it will double its network in Russia to eight points and add additional services in Ukraine.

March 20, 2013

Al Tayer Motors - Ferrari
05:45 GMT

Al Tayer Motors has been named Ferrari’s Middle East & Africa region ‘Importer of the Year’ for 2012, winning the title for the third time since 2008.

British Airways
05:08 GMT
(press release)

The top five technological innovations, heralded for greatly improving the traveling experience, are online check-in, electronic tickets, the option to choose your seat online, mobile boarding pass and kiosk check-in.

March 19, 2013

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, Ray Gammell, Chief People and Performance Officer, and the new graduating class upon receiving their recognition today
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed another group of Emirati graduates.

flydubai touch down in Mattala Airport
06:13 GMT

flydubai made a special touch down at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, also known as Hambantota International Airport, as part of the official opening day celebrations.

Air Arabia aircraft makes maiden landing at Mattala Airport
04:37 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today touched down at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Sri Lanka.

March 18, 2013

Swiss International Airlines
12:00 GMT
(press release)

SWISS has introduced a new service facility for customers who use their Apple iPhone for their mobile boarding pass.

Khaled Shaaban, General Manager
04:58 GMT
(press release)

NBK Automobiles held its annual appreciation ceremony in recognition of the exemplar commitment, efforts and performance of its sales and after-sales team members for the year 2012.

Air Arabia Annual General Meeting
04:37 GMT
(press release)

Following the conclusion of Air Arabia’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, a distribution of a 7 per cent cash dividend was approved.

March 13, 2013

Moot Court
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways hosted over 60 law students from all over the world as they honed their skills at the Fourth International Air Law Moot Court Competition, held in Abu Dhabi from 9-12 March 2013.

 Denmark's Maersk – the world's largest container shipping company has chosen the Suez Canal over its Panamanian counterpart
11:57 GMT

Starting in April, Copenhagen-based Maersk shipping company will begin using Egypt's Suez Canal – rather than pricier Panamanian counterpart – for all voyages between Asia and US east coast.

Al-Futtaim Honda
06:17 GMT
(press release)

There’s never been a better time to buy a brand new Honda vehicle with exclusive distributor Al-Futtaim Honda announcing its 5-star offer all through the month of March.