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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 30, 2013

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.

Japan
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.