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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.

January 28, 2013

07:12 GMT

Emirates announced on Monday that it is increasing its commitment to Japan with the launch of daily, non-stop flights between Dubai and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) on 3rd June 2013.

Aerobics Marathon group
05:58 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartment among visiting tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, recently organized “Aerobics Marathon” at the hotel’s health club.

January 27, 2013

Etihad Airways today opened the doors on one of its brand new aircraft for the airline’s first-ever ‘on-board showcase’ in Washington
04:34 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today opened the doors to one of its brand new aircraft for the airline’s first-ever ‘on-board showcase’ in Washington, DC.

January 24, 2013

An Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 F
04:40 GMT

SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates has significantly boosted its total cargo capacity and expanded its dedicated freighter network with the addition of three new Boeing 777F aircraft.

January 23, 2013

Etihad Airways
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was profitable again in 2012.

The award winning team
06:28 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways Food and Beverage Manager Claudette Khamiss and Cabin Senior John Poladian have won the Gold Team Award for Maximising Sales Techniques at the 2013 Inflight Sales Person of the Year (ISPY2013).

January 22, 2013

Etihad looks set to finalize a deal to takeover India's Jet Airways
12:15 GMT

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will finalise a deal to buy a stake in India's Jet Airways, the first such investment by a foreign carrier in an Indian airline since rules were relaxed last year, CNBC TV18 reported.

Etihad Airways
10:32 GMT

Etihad Airways will increase capacity on its Dublin flights, deploying a Boeing 777-300ER on the route from 2 July 2013.

January 21, 2013

George Wills, Managing Director of Porsche Middle East and Africa
12:07 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Middle East and Africa has had an astounding year across the Middle East region with a 15 per cent sales increase on 2011 across all models.

An Emirates' A380 in Dubai, carrying the new Expo 2020 message
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Emirates is putting the full force of its A380 fleet behind Dubai’s bid to land the 2020 World Expo.

2012 JSS Best Dressed Lady and Des Thurlby Global HR Director JLR
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Jaguar will once again play proud host to the hotly anticipated Jaguar Style Stakes, which will take place at the world’s richest race day – the Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday 30 March 2013.

Etihad Airways
07:24 GMT

Etihad Airways is now offering its signature Etihad Chauffeur service to its Coral Economy class guests arriving or departing London Heathrow Airport.

Etihad Airways and Sydney Opera House announce new partnership
06:35 GMT

Etihad Airways and Sydney Opera House announced a new three-year, multi-million dollar partnership.

January 20, 2013

Turkey has released a plane bound for Tehran after fining it for a breach of regulations
12:52 GMT

Turkey has reportedly lifted ban on a Turkish cargo plane carrying Ghana’s commitments to Iran in gold, which had been locked up for lacking proper documents.

Jazeera Airways
12:27 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways Group today announced the successful closing of its rights issue of 178 million shares, effectively raising the company’s capital by 74% to KD42 million.