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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.

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. […]
21 June 2022

European airlines foresee a summer at 90% of 2019 travel levels and long queues

Airlines for Europe (A4E), the largest association of European airlines, expects air traffic to reach 90% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels as early as this summer. Long […]
21 June 2022

IATA calls governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by air

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) calls governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by developing and implementing global standards for screening, fire-testing, […]
21 June 2022

Airline industry losses to be cut to $9.7 billion this year and profitability is on the horizon for 2023

On Monday June 20th, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upgrade to its outlook for the airline industry’s 2022 financial performance as the pace […]
21 June 2022

Delays continue to affect hundreds of flights across Europe

Air transport demand in Europe is at 75% of 2019 levels yet delays and cancellations continue to affect the European commercial air travel system due to […]
20 June 2022

Brussels Airport cancels all departing flights on June 20

No flights will depart from Brussels Airport today, June 20, due to a national strike. Yesterday, the airport was expecting waiting times up to 8 hours […]
16 June 2022

Brussels Airport advises passengers to reschedule their flights due to strike on June 20

Due to the announced strike of a large number of the security personnel of G4S on June 20, Brussels Airport foresees heavy disruption on its operations. […]
16 June 2022

8,000 British Airways flights already cancelled and further chaos is imminent

Passengers of the British Airways airline could soon face even more hassle with their flights. The airline has already cancelled 8,000 flights between March and October, […]
15 June 2022

Ryanair ticket prices have increased by almost 10% for this summer

On Tuesday June 14th, Michael O’Leary, chief executive of the Ryanair group, said that its fares will be between 7% and 9% more expensive this summer […]
15 June 2022

Why are airline tickets so expensive right now?

Travelers planning their summer vacations are facing soaring flight ticket prices as the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in most parts of the world has resulted in […]
15 June 2022

Turkish Airlines changes name to Türkiye Hava Yolları

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has just announced that the country’s national carrier will change its name to Türkiye Hava Yolları instead of Turkish Airlines, […]
14 June 2022

Lufthansa transforms an Airbus 330 into a superyacht-like experience

On May 18th, at European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Lufthansa Technik presented an exclusive extension of its new wide-body VIP cabin concept […]
13 June 2022

Lufthansa takes off as “Lovehansa” to celebrate Pride Month

On the occasion of Pride Month, Lufthansa is taking off with a very special aircraft to destinations throughout Europe. The Airbus A320neo with the registration D-AINY […]
13 June 2022

Brussels Airport security staff to strike on Monday 20 June

Further strikes will hit Brussels Airport in Zaventem starting on Monday June 20, paralyzing the airport’s operations. This time, security officers working for G4S at Zaventem […]
10 June 2022

Strike at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport led to over 100 cancelled flights

Staff at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris announced a strike on Thursday this week, which forced the airport to cancel 25% of the scheduled flights. […]
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