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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 15, 2013

Ford 3D Printing Photo
05:51 GMT
(press release)

In Ford’s Silicon Valley Lab, Dave Evans creates a custom vehicle gauge and emails the 3D design to Zac Nelson in Dearborn.

January 14, 2013

Trevor Hill, MD Audi Middle East
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Audi Middle East has announced the appointment of Trevor Hill as Managing Director.

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
07:07 GMT
(press release)

Toyota launches the "Toyota Dream Car Art Contest" to give Saudi Arabia’s younger generations an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents by illustrating the car of their dreams and win numerous prizes.

Sheikh Al Thani & Al Romaithi signing the MoU
04:46 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

January 13, 2013

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:04 GMT

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that its hosting the 2013 Trinity Forum, the travel retail industry’s key annual conference, which will take place from 29th to 31st January 2013 in Abu Dhabi.

Air Arabia
05:22 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia announced the start of service to its third destination in Pakistan, Sialkot and becomes first UAE carrier to operate scheduled flights to Sialkot.

January 11, 2013

14:01 GMT

Emirates kicked off its launch activities last night, giving the local Polish travel trade a preview of the airline’s award winning hospitality.

13:50 GMT
(press release)

Al Tayyar Travel Group has announced a partnership agreement with to provide customers with a new range of online services in the car rental market.

January 10, 2013

Sabq award
09:52 GMT

Emirates has been named Best Arab Airline 2012 at the Sabq Tourism Awards.

January 9, 2013

Etihad Crystal Cargo
09:25 GMT

Etihad Cargo will inaugurate a new direct weekly freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, effective January 17.

Delhi blanket donation drive
06:45 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has organised a substantial blanket distribution drive to help underprivileged children survive the harsh winter season in New Delhi.

Emirates Airline
04:29 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Airline kicks off 2013 by hosting two Cabin Crew Open Days in Cairo and Alexandira on 12th January and 26th February 2013 respectively.

January 8, 2013

07:49 GMT
(press release)

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, has added another destination in Saudi Arabia to its network, with two flights a week to Ha’il.

Frédéric Huynh Quan Dat, Etihad Airways GM Vietnam
04:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Frédéric Huynh Quan Dat as its new General Manager for Vietnam.

January 7, 2013

Etihad Airways
10:32 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has started the New Year by setting a record for the number of passengers carried across its worldwide network in a single day.