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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.

May 21, 2014

Etihad Airways’ First and Business Class Lounge Sydney
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways officially opened its new First and Business Class Lounge at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport.

May 20, 2014

Saudi Arabia is currently implementing Metro projects in Jeddah and Riyadh.
21:17 GMT

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has decided to implement integrated public transport systems, including Metros and buses, in Dammam and Qatif cities, a report said.

May 18, 2014

Etihad Airways Flight Training College
12:01 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways announced today it is establishing the Etihad Flight College, a world-class flight training facility in the United Arab Emirates for Emirati and international cadet pilots.

Qatar Airways
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways has inaugurated its seventh gateway into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by adding the city of Al Ahsa to its ever-growing network.

Jazeera Airways
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways released its March 2014 Operational Performance Report today, which shows a continued increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, and Bahrain.

Jaguar Land Rover
08:35 GMT
(press release)

On the eve of the New York International Auto Show, Jaguar Land Rover previewed some of the advanced research being developed to deliver intelligent on and off-road driving for the customers of tomorrow.

May 15, 2014

Turkish Airlines
11:31 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, Europe’s best airline, has announced the addition of three new flights to its regular weekly schedule, to and from Abu Dhabi, starting from May 3 until July 19, 2014.

Samsung A3050 air conditioner
11:03 GMT
(press release)

The summer season is almost here and as temperatures begin to slowly climb and climb, sometimes towards the 50°C mark, the big challenge is how to stay cool.

dnata cargo facilities at Manchester exterior
09:43 GMT

dnata continues to develop cargo infrastructure at its newest locations, having invested more than £8 million throughout the United Kingdom.

Etihad Airways cabin crew during their visit to Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 in Cairo
09:05 GMT
(press release)

A senior delegation from Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Hamad Al Mansouri, First Secretary‎, UAE Embassy to Egypt, visited the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 in Cairo.

May 14, 2014

Lufthansa becomes Fanhansa
11:45 GMT
(press release)

They will be the centre of attention in the coming weeks before and during the football World Cup.

Royal Jordanian
11:28 GMT

Boeing announced today that Royal Jordanian Airlines will support its 787 Dreamliners with Boeing’s Rotable Exchange Program.

Etihad Airways
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has received the Global Excellence in Performance Marketing accolade at the 2014 Performance Marketing Awards.

Etihad Regional arrives in Turin
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Regional has commenced a three-times-per-week service from Zurich, Switzerland, to Turin, the capital of the Piedmont region of Italy.

May 13, 2014

Etihad Airways
10:36 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways has announced the airline’s four daily passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Doha will now operate from the new Hamad International Airport (HIA) from 14 May.