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Former president Hosni Mubarak launched national projects, but they were not completed because of a lack of political will.
August 17, 2014 - 11:31 GMT
Tawfik does not see in the Suez Canal project a “new Toshka,” though he does believe financial and economic studies are necessary to ensure this.

March 10, 2013

Air Arabia
05:02 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 second Sharklet equipped Airbus A320 aircraft in 2013.

March 6, 2013

Kia Cerato
08:18 GMT

Kia - UAE has recently announced it has shown a sales growth of 22% in the UAE in the 2012 Y-o-Y and would be able to boost it further with the launch of its new models due in 2013.

Etihad Airways
07:48 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has opened a line maintenance base at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the UAE flag carrier’s seventh outside Abu Dhabi and its first in the United States.

Milan lounge
04:48 GMT

Emirates celebrated the opening of its 35th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class passengers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards.

March 4, 2013

11:41 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, today announced the start of its new route to Salalah, expanding its presence in the Sultanate of Oman.

Audi A3 e-tron
08:35 GMT

Audi is working intently to electrify the drive train using plug-in hybrid technology.

Royal Jordanian is diverting its flights from Amman to Beirut to avoid Syrian airspace
07:52 GMT

Royal Jordanian is diverting flights from Amman to Beirut away from Syrian airspace, as part of the airlines “commitment to the safety of its passengers and security of its operations".

Morants Curve near Lake Louise Alberta
07:27 GMT

dnata today announced it has been appointed by award-winning rail operator Rocky Mountaineer to be its General Sales Agent (GSA) in the region.

March 3, 2013

Gulf Air has officially notified staff of redundancies at the troubled airline
11:37 GMT

Bahrain's struggling flag-carrying airline, Gulf Air, has notified staff of compulsory redundancies, as part of its restructuring efforts.

Etihad Airways
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has appointed 34 Emirati employees to key roles across the airline’s global network.

Air Arabia
05:28 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced that it has added its second destination in Sri Lanka with the launch of non-stop flights to Mattala.

During the event
04:40 GMT

Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, has launched its daily non-stop service from Dubai to Houari Boumediene Airport today.

February 28, 2013

flydubai has launched a cargo service to the UAE
12:44 GMT

Low-cast airline flydubai has launched a cargo service to Russia.

Peter Baumgartner, Chief Commercial Officer and Hareb Al Muhairy, Vice President Commercial UAE at the launch of the new Etihad Airways global media campaign
10:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a new global brand advertising campaign, which starts on 3 March 2013 when its new television commercial (TVC) is aired.

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.