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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 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.

Air Arabia
10:12 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced the launch of non-stop services to Baghdad, its fourth destination in Iraq, and 83rd worldwide.

Simon Frith- MD- Al Futtaim Motors
09:15 GMT

Al-Futtaim Motors has confirmed 2012 as a record-breaking year that saw a 32 per cent year-on-year increase in sales.

Emirates' First Class Lounge in Dubai
05:27 GMT

Emirates Skywards announced a significant enhancement to its offering with the introduction of ‘Platinum’, a new tier which sits above Blue, Silver and Gold.

February 11, 2013

Winter Check up
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive has recently launched its free Winter Check up campaign.

Porsche 911
08:59 GMT
(press release)

For five decades, the 911 has been the heart of the Porsche brand. Few other automobiles in the world can look back on such a long tradition and such continuity as the Porsche 911.

Egypt is set to ask the IMF for assistance in rebuilding its railways after a series of deadly rail crashes
08:52 GMT

Egypt will ask the World Bank for a series of financial aid packages aimed at improving the national railway system, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil announced on his official Facebook page on Saturday.

Airside-final
06:43 GMT
(press release)

Emirates and Dubai Airports announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International.

Strikes are crippling the Ain Sokhna port in Egypt
03:00 GMT

Operations at Egypt's Ain Sokhna seaport have been paralysed due to ongoing labour unrest, which has forced a number of incoming cargo ships to head to alternative ports both inside and outside of the country.

February 10, 2013

During signing the sponsorship
11:38 GMT

Al-Futtaim Motors and the UAE Football Association have jointly announced that Toyota will be the official automotive supplier for the UAE Football Association National Teams for the coming four years.