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 freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, 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.

1 July 2022

EU airline sector wary of EU rules under the “Fit for 55”

After the latest Council’s vote on the “Fit for 55”, European airlines fear lack of competition and call on leaders to consider allowances for green fuels. […]
29 June 2022

How the aviation industry plans to achieve net zero by 2050

The European Commission’s Connecting Europe Days 2022 kicked off yesterday at Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport with the Connecting Europe by Air: the Green Transformation event. During […]
29 June 2022

Risk of more strikes at Brussels Airlines continues to loom in air

A three-day strike at Brussels Airlines ended on Saturday June 25th yet possible new actions are already looming on the horizon. On Monday, the unions said […]
28 June 2022

Transport MEPs set ambitious targets for greener aviation fuels

EU aviation should gradually switch to sustainable fuel, such as synthetic fuel, used cooking oil or even hydrogen, to help EU become climate neutral by 2050. […]
28 June 2022

Kazakhstan and China to resume flights from 1 July after a two-year pause

On Monday June 27th, the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan announced that flights between the two countries would resume from July 1st after a two-year pause, as […]
27 June 2022

Ryanair’s chief remains confident for the summer season despite several strikes across Europe

On Friday June 24th, Ryanair reported that fewer than 2% of its 3,000 flights have been affected by strikes. At the same time, some of its […]
27 June 2022

Airports Council International awarded Europe’s best airports

The Annual Airports Council International (ACI) Europe Best Airport Awards winners were announced last week during the Gala Dinner of the 32nd ACI Europe Annual Congress […]
27 June 2022

Lufthansa cancels over 3,000 flights due to staff shortages

German Airline Lufthansa is planning to cut over 3,000 flights at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich this summer due to strikes and staff shortages. Lufthansa […]
27 June 2022

The Netherlands to reduce capacity at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol over noise pollution

The Dutch government is planning to cut Schiphol airport’s operations by around 20% next year in an effort  to reduce noise pollution. The Netherlands will introduce […]
27 June 2022

Strike at Brussels Airlines ends after three days

 Brussels Airlines has resumed its services after a three-day strike from 23 June to 25 June. The strike of the airlines’ cabin crew and pilots led […]
23 June 2022

This is what Qantas will offer on its 20-hour flights

Qantas’ Project Sunrise is expected to offer direct flights from Sydney to London and New York in 2025. Sunrise Project will also include direct flights from […]
22 June 2022

Test flight on first regional commercial aircraft using 100% SAF successfully completed

Yesterday, regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, Swedish airline Braathens Regional Airlines and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplier Neste collaborated to enable the first ever 100% SAF-powered test […]
22 June 2022

IATA urges governments to ensure safe aviation systems with 5G services

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to work closely with the aviation industry to ensure that aviation and mandatory aviation safety systems can safely […]
22 June 2022

Brussels Airlines to strike between 23-25 June

After the national strike that prevented all flights from departing from Zaventem Airport, in Brussels, Brussels Airlines announced another strike on 23, 24 and 25 June, […]
22 June 2022

Boeing announces new 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator test jet

On Thursday June 16th, Boeing unveiled its 2022 ecoDemonstrator with a livery that honors a decade of testing to reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The […]
21 June 2022

Britain has become an offshore island of Europe

My trip to Finland for the 15th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations was my first visit to Europe since the UK chose to Brexit. […]
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