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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.

February 21, 2013

Katerina Polatou, Head of Airline Marketing at Athens International Airport and Ms Noni Papastefanou, Etihad Airways Greece Senior Sales Executive
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has won the award for “Fastest Growing Airline to the Middle East” at the 2013 Athens International Airport (AIA) Airline Marketing Workshop.

February 20, 2013

09:30 GMT
(press release)

Fast Company’s annual Most Innovative Companies issue honors leading businesses, including Apple, Amazon, Google and Target along with such rising newcomers as Square, Fab and Tumblr.

February 19, 2013

Share A Smile with Emirates Crew
12:25 GMT

Emirates unveiled a new campaign showcasing the lighter side of language.

10:03 GMT

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced operations to Juba, the capital city of the Republic of South Sudan.

06:54 GMT
(press release)

The Toyota 86 launched in 2012, continues to deliver on its promise of being a fun and affordable rear wheel drive coupe by scooping more awards from industry experts from the around the world.

February 18, 2013

Emirates Airline
12:12 GMT

Emirates announced on Monday that from 1st October 2013 it will begin daily, non-stop flights to Clark International Airport, the airline’s second destination in the Philippines.

Etihad should revise its deal with  India's Jet Airways, the UAE's airline boss said yesterday
11:33 GMT

Etihad Airways needs to revise its deal to buy a stake in India’s Jet Airways and it is too soon to say when a final agreement will be struck, the Abu Dhabi airline’s chairman told Reuters on Sunday.

Etihad Cargo
11:13 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Cargo, a division of United Arab Emirates flag carrier Etihad Airways, has posted record monthly uplift figures for January of 32,613 tonnes, a 27 per cent increase on January 2012 (25,600 tonnes).

Israel is considering a railway to offer an alternative to Egypt's Suez canal, according to report in the UK media
07:13 GMT

Israel is considering building a railway that would present a serious alternative to the Suez Canal, according to reports in UK's The Times news papers.

February 17, 2013

Al Bateen Executive Airport
04:53 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, operated and managed by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), announced today that its Fixed Based Operator (FBO) facility DhabiJet was ranked second best in the world.

Audi S3 Sportback
04:43 GMT
(press release)

300 hp, 380 Nm of torque, from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.0 seconds - the new Audi S3 Sportback offers best-in-class performance.

February 14, 2013

Monthly revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal declined in January, with experts blaming political violence in port cities
04:00 GMT

Monthly revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal declined by 4.6 per cent in January, with experts attributing the drop to political violence in canal cities.

February 13, 2013

Flydubai posted its first full year profits today is also looking at expanding its fleet
12:55 GMT

Budget carrier flydubai, which posted its first full year profit on Wednesday, is in talks with Boeing and Airbus for a 50-plane order, the airline's chairman said on Wednesday.

Bahrain Air ceased all operations filed for voluntary liquidation in a surprise move last night. [File photo]
09:37 GMT

Bahrain Air ceased all operations and filed for voluntary liquidation in a surprise move last night.

February 12, 2013

Saudi's national airline and Lockheed Martin have signed agreements on potential new business
11:06 GMT

Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the US firm Lockheed Martin have signed a memorandum regarding potential new business opportunities together in the Kingdom.