Aviation.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

27 January 2023

Virgin’s newest aircraft honours late Queen Elizabeth II

British airline Virgin named its aircraft “Queen of the Skies”, after the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. 1. Queen of the Skies The airline’s brand new […]
25 January 2023

Air France joins WhatsApp for more direct relationship with customers

Eager to adapt to the digital habits and uses of its customers, Air France is offering a new communication channel with customers on WhatsApp. This free […]
25 January 2023

Ryanair to cut carbon emissions by 165,000 tonnes thanks to winglet retrofit

Low cost airline Ryanair has decided to install new generation winglets on its fleet, which will improve fuel efficiency thus cutting the carrier’s annual carbon emissions […]
25 January 2023

World’s largest aircraft powered by hydrogen-electric engine completes test flight

On January 19th, ZeroAvia announced the successful flight of the largest aircraft in the world powered by a hydrogen-electric engine. The flight took place at ZeroAvia’s […]
23 January 2023

Netflix seeks a flight attendant for the rich and famous

Have you ever fantasised about serving cocktails to Chris Hemsworth or eavesdropping on Megan and Harry while you put a blanket over the duchess’s knees? Well, […]
20 January 2023

How luxurious can first class in aviation get?

An English design firm came up with the idea of creating larger spaces for first-class passengers making sure they have their own bathroom. 1. This is […]
19 January 2023

Why reclining seats might disappear from airplanes

Changes in aviation are a constant theme in the quest to offer a better user experience. Design may change on the outside for safety reasons, or […]
19 January 2023

Airlines resurrect ancient jumbo jets to meet business class demand

With air travel coming gradually back to pre-pandemic levels, airlines are racing to provide enough seats in the sky, especially for premium tickets on international flights […]
19 January 2023

Lufthansa submits offer for minority stake in ITA

Lufthansa is aiming to acquire a stake in the Italian national carrier ITA Airways. In February 2022, Italy’s government officially authorized the privatization of ITA, the […]
18 January 2023

European politicians need “to get real” about aviation and environment, urges IATA

In a blog post before the end of 2022, IATA’s (International Air Transport Association) Director General Willie Walsh criticised European lawmakers for not making decisions that […]
18 January 2023

Why are planes nearly always painted white?

Nothing in the design of an aircraft is done arbitrarily. All decisions made in the aeronautical industry are aimed at optimizing two fundamental aspects: maximizing safety […]
17 January 2023

City council votes to ban night flights over Brussels

On Monday, 16 January, the city council of Brussels adopted a motion for banning night flights over the city, in an attempt to limit noise pollution […]
17 January 2023

Last moments inside crashing Nepal plane caught on Facebook live video

On Sunday Morning, a Yeti Airline plane headed to Pokhara Airport from Kathmandu plunged in what is believed to be Nepal’s worst air crash in 30 […]
17 January 2023

Airbus tests dragonfly inspired technologies to enhance pilot assistance

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has started testing new technologies, inspired by dragonflies, to enhance on-ground and in-flight pilot assistance. The tests are being conducted on an A350-1000 […]
16 January 2023

British Airways launches new uniforms including hijabs and jumpsuits

British Airways is introducing new progressive uniforms including hijabs and jumpsuits in a bid to update its corporate identity. The uniforms will be rolled out to […]
16 January 2023

Boeing increases aircraft production but still lags behind Airbus

After its 737 MAX crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic, Boeing Co. ramped up production and deliveries of jets. However, the company still falls behind Airbus SE, […]
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