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 reporter for Travel Tomorrow, 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.

8 April 2022

Brussels airports fined €300k over Covid-19 temperature checks

Belgium’s Data Protection Authority (DPA) fined Belgium’s airports over the processing of passengers’ health data from Covid-19 temperature checks. However, the airports can still appeal the […]
7 April 2022

Next generation airport scanners allow travellers to leave laptops and liquids inside carry-on bags

The world of airport security is about to be revolutionised. A few people may remember a time when security checks were not that strict and one […]
7 April 2022

Passenger recovery accelerates in February, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that air travel posted a strong rebound in February 2022 compared to January 2022, as Omicron-related impacts moderated outside […]
7 April 2022

Lufthansa expresses concern about Europe’s climate plan and taxes

The EU’s “Fit for 55” climate plan, which includes additional taxes on intra-European flights, could pose a threat to the competitiveness and employment of the European […]
7 April 2022

Russia resumes flights with 52 “friendly” countries

As of 9 April, Russia is restoring flight connections with 52 “friendly” countries which have not participated in sanctions. 1. Russian resumes flight operations As part […]
6 April 2022

Cathay Pacific to schedule longest flight ever to avoid Russian airspace

Cathay Pacific Airways plans to reroute its service between New York and Hong Kong to avoid Russian airspace, in what would be the world’s longest commercial […]
5 April 2022

Ryanair estimates losses of up to 400 million euros

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has estimated the loss for the year that ended on 31 March between 350 and 400 million euros. In January, the airline was […]
5 April 2022

Airlines’ April Fools, jokes or aspirations?

April Fools has just passed and, although nobody knows exactly how the tradition started, it is common around the world to play practical jokes on your […]
5 April 2022
Plane cabin

Cost of flying continues to be on the rise

Flight and hotel company Hopper has released its quarterly index revealing that airfare continues to be on the rise in the first quarter of 2022. Current […]
4 April 2022

Russian military responsible for GPS jamming in Europe, warns EASA

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is warning about the interference caused by the Russian military in several geographical areas. Faced with this situation, airlines, airports […]
4 April 2022

Brussels Airport is expecting almost 1 million passengers during the Easter holidays

This year’s Easter holiday period has officially begun and, during the 2 weeks from Friday 1 April to Sunday 17 April, Brussels Airport is expecting more […]
4 April 2022

Ready for a flight from London to Sydney in four hours?

NASA has been working on a new supersonic aircraft, as well as Boeing and Rolls-Royce. The project has been named ‘Sabre’ (Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine), […]
1 April 2022

Belgian embarkation tax exposes lack of environmental ambition

Let’s clarify one thing; the aviation sector wants to become and will become greener. The Belgian aviation industry has been making efforts for more than 20 […]
1 April 2022
British Airways

British Airways announces ‘breakthrough moment’ with first SAF delivery

British Airways has become the first airline to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced by UK-based company Phillips 66 Limited. The airline becomes the first one […]
31 March 2022

European Airline CEOs call for urgent action to assist aviation recovery and support decarbonisation

Two years since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Europe, and five weeks after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Airlines for Europe (A4E) CEOs are navigating […]
29 March 2022

Slovakian flying taxi to start making 800-km trips in 2027

Slovakian company AeroMobil has unveiled the AM NEXT, calls the company calls world’s first four-seater flying taxi. Its official launch could happen as early as 2027. […]
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