Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

16 August 2023

Ryanair just being Ryanair?

A viral social media post complaining about Ryanair has demonstrated just how frustrated the public is with the budget Irish carrier.  1. Elderly and disabled  Posted […]
15 August 2023

Australia’s refusal of extra Qatari flights could cost economy millions

Australia’s ongoing refusal to allow Qatar Airways to operate more flights is costing millions of dollars, according to Travel Weekly reports and the Australian Financial Review.  […]
15 August 2023

Woman told not to breastfeed on a TUI flight because passengers may feel ‘uncomfortable’

A woman on a TUI flight from the UK to Spain wanted to breastfeed her six-week-old baby but the cabin crew told her it was not […]
15 August 2023

2.3 million passengers travelled through Brussels Airport in July

Brussels Airport recorded 2.3 million passengers in July 2023, a 5% increase on the first month of the peak summer season in the previous year, according […]
14 August 2023

Mount Etna’s eruption forces closure of Sicily’s main airport

Thousands of travelers expected to fly to or from Sicily’s main airport in Catania have had their flights diverted or cancelled due to the eruption of […]
14 August 2023

Reborn Mexicana airline will be administered by Mexico’s military

Mexico is set to launch a military-led commercial airline in September 2023, reports the Associated Press.  The new Mexicana airline will be run by the army […]
14 August 2023

Air India gets multimillion new look to bring fleet to “acceptable” level

Air India is getting a glow up in a sweeping overhaul of the airline’s branding and reputation.  The makeover, launched last Thursday, is being implemented by […]
14 August 2023

Lufthansa reaches long-term collective agreement with pilots

The Lufthansa Group has signed a new collective bargaining agreement with the Vereinigung Cockpit union for Lufthansa and Lufthansa Cargo pilots that includes an 18% increase […]
14 August 2023

Airlines forced to adapt to closure of Niger’s airspace

On Monday August 7th, Air France announced the indefinite suspension of its flights to Niger, as well as to Mali and Burkina Faso due to the […]
14 August 2023

List of cancelled flights for Belgian Ryanair pilots’ strike on 14 and 15 August

Ryanair pilots in Belgium are conducting another strike on August 14th and 15th, the 3rd one in less than a month, as announced by the CNE […]
11 August 2023

Italy faces Ryanair outrage over air ticket cap

On Monday, August 10th, Italy has decided to impose price caps on flights to and from its islands, asserting that the move adheres to the EU […]
11 August 2023

Is recycling CO2 into jet fuel the Holy Grail for sustainable aviation?

Moses Lake, Washington is a small, pleasant city in the USA’s northwest, along a sinuous, managed body of water that from above resembles a dragon chasing […]
10 August 2023

Autonomous aircraft could soon make flying safer and more sustainable

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) is bringing about some of the most important change to aviation since the appearance of the jet, roughly 70 years ago. AAM […]
10 August 2023

New luxury terminal set to open at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport in September

A highly anticipated luxury terminal for travelers taking commercial flights is scheduled to open on September 6th at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International. Operated by luxury company PS, […]
9 August 2023

FAA refers 22 new cases of unruly passenger incidents to the FBI

In a recent development, American aviation authorities have taken a stern stand against the surge of unruly passenger incidents aboard airline flights. On Monday August 8th, […]
9 August 2023

Empty 354-seater “ghost flights” operated daily by Qatar in Australia

The southern Australian skies between Melbourne and Adelaide are crisscrossed with ghost flights operated by Qatar Airways, according to reports in The Guardian. Empty and almost-empty […]