Aviation.


Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

1 June 2022

This new airplane could slash aviation emissions

A new airplane design called ‘Flying V’ could significantly cut aviation emissions. Instead of one metal tube filled with passengers and cargo, the fuselage is flattened, […]
31 May 2022

The worst airport in the world is in Portugal

A recent survey by German site AirHelp revealed that some airports in Portugal are not perceived favorably by air passengers. According to AirHelp, Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado […]
31 May 2022

Delta to ‘strategically decrease’ flights in the US and Latin America this summer

On Thursday May 27th, Delta announced that it will “strategically” adjust its flight schedule during the northern summer. Between July 1st and August 7th, it will […]
31 May 2022

Over 1,000 passengers missed their flights due to chaos at Dublin Airport

Flight chaos at Dublin Airport caused more than 1,000 passengers to miss their flights on Sunday and Monday. Passengers flying from Dublin Airport had to deal […]
30 May 2022

Healthy baby girl delivered mid-flight in the US

A healthy baby was delivered mid-flight last week by a Frontier Airlines flight attendant. The unusual birth, which has been reported in several US media outlets, […]
26 May 2022

Bombardier unveils the world’s fastest passenger jet

The race to revive the flight of supersonic passenger aircraft continues. On Monday May 23rd, Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its industry-leading business jet portfolio […]
25 May 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot tries to survive and adapt to western sanctions by betting on domestic flights

Once with an international expansion, the Russian airline Aeroflot is trying to survive the sanctions imposed by the West by serving the domestic market and relying […]
24 May 2022

Flyadeal is the first Saudi airline to complete a flight with an all-female crew

Setting off from the capital Riyadh to the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah, the flight from the Flyadeal budget carrier sets a long-awaited milestone for […]
24 May 2022

European Parliament wants airlines paying more for their carbon emissions

Curbing aviation emissions is part of the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’, which is the bloc’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). In view of reaching […]
23 May 2022
British Airways

UK travelers grow wary as British Airways workers announce a potential summer holiday strike

With the European summer holiday season around the corner, the Unite and GMB unions have called a meeting of British Airways check-in and ground staff to […]
23 May 2022

Ryanair summer flights at threat as unions in Europe plan strikes

Trade unions are threatening to carry out European-wide cabin crew strike actions at Ryanair in the next weeks if the low-cost airline does not open to […]
23 May 2022

Belgian teenage pilot lands in Nairobi amid record-setting flight attempt

On Wednesday May 18, Belgian-British pilot Mack Rutherford landed his plane in Kenya. Mack—a 16-year-old boy who is on a quest to become the youngest pilot […]
23 May 2022

Mayor of Lisbon calls on new airport to be built to speed up tourism recovery

The Mayor of Lisbon, Carlos Moedas, wants a new airport on the Portuguese capital to help cope with the recovery of tourism. 1. Airport queues Moedas’ […]
17 May 2022

UK to have the first net zero transatlantic flight in 2023

The world’s first net zero emissions transatlantic flight could be delivered by the UK government and industry as early as next year, ushering in a new […]
17 May 2022

Ryanair CEO advises Boeing to “get its shit together”

In a conference call with investors about the airline’s financial results, obtained by CNN, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary complained about Boeing’s latest delays in delivery. In […]
17 May 2022

Emirates Group reports loss of $1 billion

The Emirates Group has posted its 2021-22 Annual Report which shows a strong recovery across its businesses but it suffered a loss of AED 3.8 billion […]
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