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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.

March 4, 2013

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.

During the recent visit to Dubai
07:59 GMT
(press release)

AlMajid Motors Company’s 2012 sales performance has been praised by Mr. Thomas Oh, Senior Executive Vice President and COO, of Kia Motors Corporations during his recent visit to Dubai.

flydubai Cargo
06:13 GMT

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced the launch of flydubai Cargo in Russia, providing an affordable and convenient outbound cargo service to complement the existing inbound service.

February 27, 2013

IIraqi Airways has resumed direct flights to Kuwait on Wednesday for the first in more than quarter of a century.
11:14 GMT

Iraqi Airways has resumed direct flights to Kuwait on Wednesday for the first in more than quarter of a century.

Audi RS Q3
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Audi is presenting the RS Q3 at the Geneva International Motor Show, the first RS model for the successful Q line-up.

Etihad Rail has secured key finding to finance signature rail projects
08:25 GMT

Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network – has secured financing of $1.28 billion for key railway projects.

February 26, 2013

A team of experts from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain recently held talks in Manama to discuss a rail link between the two nations
11:03 GMT

A team of experts from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain recently held talks in Manama to discuss the feasibility of a rail link between the two neighbors separated by the Arabian Sea.