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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 17, 2013

Abu Dhabi International Airport
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced that it will be providing free parking at Abu Dhabi International Airport to all supporters and fans of the 21st Gulf Cup travelling to Bahrain, 18th January, 2013.

08:35 GMT
(press release)

Porsche AG sold more sports cars in 2012 than ever before: 141,075 customer deliveries equal an increase of 18.7% compared to last year's record of 118,868 vehicles sold.

Toyota RAV4
04:51 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE announced the launch of Toyota’s fourth-generation RAV4, a reinvention of the world’s original crossover sport utility vehicle.

January 16, 2013

The Egyptian government received some LE11.2 billion ($1.7 billion) in revenue from the company operating the strike-hit Ain Sokhna  port
09:25 GMT

The Egyptian government received some LE11.2 billion ($1.7 billion) in revenue from a private company operating the port of Ain Sokhna in 2012.

08:54 GMT
(press release)

NBK Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, announced its new sale campaigns with unrivaled benefits to prospective owners of the GL, S and E-Class vehicles.

Egypt has promised to invest 45 billion Egyptian pound in its railways to prevent further accidents
07:36 GMT

Egypt has pledged 45 billion Egyptian pound ($7billion) to invest in the country's railway infrastructure to stop further disasters, such as Tuesday's incident, which claimed the lives of 19 people and injured 107.

January 15, 2013

Etihad Airways
11:23 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will launch daily flights between the airline’s home-base of Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.

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.