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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 26, 2013

Central Trade & Auto Company celebrating Earth Hour
07:35 GMT
(press release)

Central Trade & Auto Company (CTA), the exclusive dealer for Toyota vehicles in the Kingdom, recently took part in the global “Earth Hour” celebration, in its showrooms.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today appointed Taylor Woodrow International Construction LLC to carry out major expansion work at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

March 25, 2013

Jazeera Airways
10:10 GMT

Talks are ongoing between budget carrier Jazeera and Kuwait Airways

Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer Peter Baumgartner, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer Cramer Ball and Abu Dhabi Airports Company Chief Commercial Officer, Mohamad Al Balooki celebrated the launch of Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles codeshare services.
06:09 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today added Hong Kong to its global network through a new codeshare with equity alliance partner, Air Seychelles.

March 24, 2013

Huawei
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has announced the launch of its first Global Network Evolution & Experience Center (GNEEC).

Porsche
07:17 GMT
(press release)

In the 2012 financial year, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG achieved record levels in sales, turnover and earnings. At 143,096 vehicles, sales were 22 per cent higher than in the previous year.

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.