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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 3, 2013

Ford Driving Skills for Life- Vehicle handlign exercise
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Ford Middle East in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Road & Transport Authority, today announced the Middle Eastern debut of the Ford Driving Skills for Life programme in the UAE.

Etihad Airways
11:09 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has strengthened its relationship with Air France-KLM, with the announcement that the UAE flag carrier will wet-lease an Air France Airbus A340-300 for use on the Paris-Abu Dhabi route.

Porsche
09:04 GMT
(press release)

At this year’s third edition of the Qatar Motor Show, Porsche is showcasing not one, but four exclusive highlights from its model range.

The automated parking, which can be monitored by one person, is fully computerised and can even wash your car for you.
07:38 GMT

Automated system established in EFT with capacity for 1191 vehicles.

Emirates Airline
07:01 GMT

Emirates is preparing for the launch of its new route to Algiers from 1st March by offering fares from AED 2,180.

January 31, 2013

MANCITY Blue Moon Rising A330-200
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, this week commences its new schedule of daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Brisbane via Singapore.

January 30, 2013

Jaguar Land Rover
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Land Rover has confirmed sales of its Land Rover brand were up 34% in 2012, with an increase of 27% on its Jaguar brand across the region.

Audi R8
08:31 GMT
(press release)

The 2013 Qatar Motor Show, taking place from January 29th to February 2nd at the Doha Exhibition Centre in West Bay, once again served as a stage for Audi’s latest innovations.

Simon Frith and Yousuf Al Raesi with blood donors
07:31 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors joined the nation-wideblood donation initiativein line with ‘My Blood for My Country’ campaign launched by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Airport International Group
05:31 GMT
(press release)

Airport International Group has announced the selection of Pharmacy 1 as the preferred bidder for the pharmaceutical services at the departure level north pier of the new terminal.

January 29, 2013

Libya and Tunisia have agreed to set up a joint shipping lane between the two nations
11:32 GMT

Libya and Tunisia are to create a shipping lane between the two north African countries, the Libyan Transport Ministry announced last week in Tunis.

Lufthansa First Class TERMINAL in Frankfurt
07:03 GMT
(press release)

On board Lufthansa aircraft, the Skytrax rating system singled out the superb comfort of the First-Class cabin with ergonomically contoured seats, which convert into a fully flat, two-metre long bed.

January 28, 2013

Toyota
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Toyota announced a strong growth in 2012 sales with global sales record totaling 8.72 million units, a year-on-year increase of 23% over 2011 sales.

Kia Cerato Test Drive
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Kia’s most successful model, the Cerato Sedan, has taken on new form and performance to become a bold demonstration of the company’s determination to deliver according to customer feedback.

Air Arabia
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and largest low cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, today announced that it has taken delivery of its first Sharklet equipped Airbus A320 aircraft.