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Tuesday, 16 October 2018

What we’re tracking on 16 October 2018


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An inaugural flight landed at Sphinx International Airport yesterday, officially marking the facility’s soft opening phase, Civil Aviation Minister Younes El Masry said, according to Al Shorouk. Our take is that the airport could be a driver of value on the west side of the city: A functioning international airport could boost appetite for housing in Six October and Sheikh Zayed, among other points to the west, and open them to international companies that require proximity to airports in choosing neighborhoods for headquarters and staff housing. El Masry spoke last night with Masaa DMC about the airport’s strategic location (watch, runtime: 9:51).

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