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.

13 July 2023

Belgium pays €25 million in penalties over Brussels Airport noise pollution

The Belgian Federal Government is being charged millions of euros a year in air traffic fines – by its own regions and municipalities, according to reports […]
13 July 2023

Wizz Air under fire after injured Ukrainian war veteran was asked to get off a plane

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has faced a wave of criticism after a Ukrainian war veteran with a prosthesis was asked to get off a plane […]
11 July 2023

Why are airport curfews important?

Have you ever been sound asleep on a hot summer night, windows open to allow some fresh air in, only to be rudely awakened by the […]
11 July 2023

Meet Britain’s oldest cabin crew member

Running up and down an airplane aisle serving passengers is not something most of us imagine doing at 73, but ‘Nana Pam’, as she is known […]
10 July 2023

NASA’s supersonic X-59 ready for first test flight

After many years of waiting, NASA is preparing for the maiden flight of its X-59 supersonic test aircraft. The agency recently released images showing the X-59 […]
10 July 2023

IATA releases net zero tracking methodology to standardise industry emission reporting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its net zero tracking methodology, based on which it will be releasing annual reports to follow industry-level progress […]
10 July 2023

Amsterdam court approves reduction of flights at Schiphol Airport

On Friday July 7th, the court of appeals in Amsterdam ruled that the Dutch government can order Schiphol Airport to reduce the number of flights from […]
4 July 2023

Belgium-based Ryanair pilots threaten to strike on 15 and 16 July

Belgium-based Ryanair pilots have been at odds with management for over a year, having taken industrial action multiple times over pay and work conditions. In September […]
4 July 2023

Portugal is now charging a two-euro carbon tax for private jet flights

As of July 1, Portugal is charging a carbon tax for flights in private jets, with capacity for up to 19, national media RTP reported. The […]
4 July 2023

Over 4.7 millions passengers expected at Brussels Airport this summer

The summer holiday season is about to start and Brussels Airport is expecting to welcome over 4.7 million passengers as they jet off to the 180 […]
3 July 2023

Which passenger can take over the middle seat armrests?

In life, there are many things to learn and we do so from early on. As soon as we are born, when we are barely a […]
3 July 2023

European airports call for investigation on rising airline fares

Amid European airports trade body ACI Europe’s 33rd Annual Congress and General Assembly, both Director General Olivier Jankovec and President Javier Marín questioned the relationship between […]
3 July 2023

Airport misery and storms hit US Independence Day

Thousands of flight delays and cancellations have hit travellers in the USA across the build up to Independence Day, reports the AP. Last Wednesday, around 9000 […]
3 July 2023

Woman’s leg amputated after getting caught in moving walkway at Bangkok airport

On Thursday June 29th, a woman had to have her leg amputated at Bangkok’s airport after she got caught in a moving walkway. The 57-year old […]
30 June 2023

These are Europe’s best airports for 2023

The best airports in Europe for 2023 have been announced by the Airports Council International (ACI) Europe. Taking place in the stunning MNAC – National Museum […]
28 June 2023

Helsinki Airport increases carry-on liquid allowance to two litres

Over the past few years, airports around the world have been deploying smarter scanners, allowing passengers to leave their electronics and liquids inside their hand luggage […]