The logistics giant has also moved all of its Cairo operations to the new national air freight hub.
Panalpina Egypt has moved its country head office to the newly developed Cairo Cargo City at Cairo International airport.
The logistics sector is a growing focus for property development in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the back of rising demand for modern warehouse space from retailers and consumer goods manufacturers.
Leading logistics player Patel Integrated Logistics has signed a joint venture agreement with Dubai-based Fetchr to launch a dedicated e-commerce division in India.
Agility’s net profit for the second quarter of 2016 was up 11% to US $92m despite a US$62m fall in revenue during the same period.
Average rents in Dubai's industrial real estate sector fell throughout the summer months according to a report from Core, UAE Associate of Savills.
Dulsco, a regional stalwart in human resource and waste management solutions, has won the Superbrand award for the second consecutive year.
Demand in Dubai’s industrial market remained buoyant in the first six months of 2016, with occupiers moving and expanding their operations in greater numbers towards Dubai South.
Wärtsilä and other leading marine industry players have formed a coalition, known as SEA/LNG, to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.
The UAE logistics sector is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2016, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 per cent between 2015 and 2020.
The World Bank ranking of global logistics performance has placed Oman 11 places higher than 2014, reflecting major improvements in logistics.
UAE logistics hubs announced opening hours during upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays, with many service centres operating 24-hours.
Agility has formed a joint venture in South Africa with Super Group, a Johannesburg-based supply chain management and transportation specialist.
Analysts have forecast that Saudi Arabia's logistics industry will experience significant growth in the coming five years.
Agility and the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) have teamed up to fund the education of more than 100 girls in Ghana.
The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) has held an open Forum emphasising the need for, and progress in, the raising of education standards for logistics.
Agility was named as one of the Top Companies in the Arab World by Forbes Middle East, with Henadi Al-Saleh named as one of the most powerful Arab business women.