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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 28, 2013

Etihad Airways said on Wednesday it has bought three pairs of Indian carrier, Jet Airways’ slots of London Heathrow airport slots
08:53 GMT

Etihad Airways said on Wednesday it has bought three pairs of Indian carrier, Jet Airways’ slots of London Heathrow airport slots for $70 million.

During the recent visit to Dubai
07:59 GMT
(press release)

AlMajid Motors Company’s 2012 sales performance has been praised by Mr. Thomas Oh, Senior Executive Vice President and COO, of Kia Motors Corporations during his recent visit to Dubai.

flydubai Cargo
06:13 GMT

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced the launch of flydubai Cargo in Russia, providing an affordable and convenient outbound cargo service to complement the existing inbound service.

February 27, 2013

IIraqi Airways has resumed direct flights to Kuwait on Wednesday for the first in more than quarter of a century.
11:14 GMT

Iraqi Airways has resumed direct flights to Kuwait on Wednesday for the first in more than quarter of a century.

Audi RS Q3
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Audi is presenting the RS Q3 at the Geneva International Motor Show, the first RS model for the successful Q line-up.

Etihad Rail has secured key finding to finance signature rail projects
08:25 GMT

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – has secured financing of $1.28 billion for key railway projects.

February 26, 2013

A team of experts from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain recently held talks in Manama to discuss a rail link between the two nations
11:03 GMT

A team of experts from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain recently held talks in Manama to discuss the feasibility of a rail link between the two neighbors separated by the Arabian Sea.

Al Bustan Centre and Residence
09:29 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence carried out a law awareness program for the staff, in coordination with Dubai Police and Responsible Awareness Programs (RAP) Committee.

Etihad Airways
07:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways’ ‘Big Switch’ to its new Sabre Airline Solutions ‘SabreSonic’ Customer Sales and Service system has been successfully completed.

During the event
07:13 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive the sole dealer for Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda in Jordan has recently organized a learning session that was held inside the showroom.

Etihad Rail
06:16 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, announced today that it has secured financing of USD 1.28 billion (AED 4.7 billion) for Stage One of its railway project

Arab tourists from the Maghreb wil no longer require tourist visas to enter Egypt
03:24 GMT

Tourists coming to Egypt from the Arab Maghreb countries (Libya, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria) will no longer have to obtain tourist visas, German news agency DPA reported on Monday.

February 25, 2013

Clean the Beach campaign
09:33 GMT
(press release)

A team of 300 volunteers descended on Dubai’s last remaining natural beach and protected marine reserve on Saturday (23rd February), to remove litter and algae pollution as part of the Clean the Beach campaign.

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, and the Hon. Louise Asher MP, Victoria’s Minister for Tourism and Major Events
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase capacity on its daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne, introducing a new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from 1 December.

Etihad Airways
07:08 GMT

Etihad Airways and Garuda Indonesia have announced a number of new codeshare destinations in Indonesia, Europe, the Middle East, Singapore and Australia.