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.

17 May 2023

Emirates business class passenger tormented after drunk man ‘tried to urinate on her’

A woman flying in Emirates’ business class was ruined after a drunk individual seemed bent on urinating on her. The traveler, who wished to remain anonymous, […]
16 May 2023

European airlines call for EU action to prevent French ATC strikes fallout this summer

European airlines are calling on the European Commission to step up to stop escalating industrial action from derailing summer travel for millions of passengers. Already this […]
15 May 2023

Spain’s airline pilots union announces potential new strikes

The Spanish Union of Airline Pilots (Sepla) has called new strike days at Air Europa for May 22, 23, 25, 26, 29 and 30, as well as June […]
15 May 2023

Emirates establishes €180 million aviation sustainability fund

Shortly before releasing the group’s annual report, revealing its most profitable year ever and new record profits, Emirates announced it has committed US$ 200 million (€183 […]
15 May 2023

Emirates Group reports highest annual profit ever

The Emirates Group, consisting of the Emirates airline and the Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata), has released its 2022-2023 annual report, revealing its most profitable […]
15 May 2023

EasyJet passenger put on wrong plane and flown to wrong country

An air passenger who was supposed to be given special assistance was put on the wrong flight and flown to the wrong country last week, Easyjet […]
10 May 2023

Air India becomes first Indian airline to launch nonstop flights from Delhi to Amsterdam

Air India has announced the launch of nonstop flights to Amsterdam, becoming the first Indian airline to directly connect Delhi to the Dutch capital. 1. Increasing […]
10 May 2023

Biden administration proposes passenger compensation rules similar to EU’s

On 8 May, US President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced plans to launch a new rulemaking that is aimed at requiring airlines to […]
10 May 2023

What is the real impact of the ATC strikes?

The war in Ukraine and the subsequent spike in inflation has triggered tensions between workers and companies over salary increases, which in turn has led to […]
10 May 2023

Ryanair places historic order for 300 new Boeing jets worth over €36 billion

Ryanair and Boeing reached an agreement on 9 may for an order of 300 new 737 Max 10 jets to be delivered between 2027 and 2033. […]
10 May 2023

European airports call on Commission to update slot regulation

The industry body representing Europe’s airports, ACI Europe, has renewed its call for the European Commission to urgently bring the EU Airport Slot Regulation up to […]
9 May 2023

Lufthansa forecasts a travel boom this summer

“The Lufthansa Group is back on track”, said Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, when the group, consisting of Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings […]
8 May 2023

This is the largest aircraft graveyard in the world

In the Arizona desert lies one of the strangest graveyards in the world. Known as ‘the boneyard’, the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) is a […]
8 May 2023

45% of Europe’s airports recovered or exceeded their pre-pandemic volumes

Passenger traffic kept recovering in the first quarter of 2023 across the European airport network, as volumes increased by 49% compared to the same period last […]
4 May 2023

British Airways partners with Visit Britain to welcome travellers for King’s Coronation

As the United Kingdom welcomes visitors from across the world for a weekend of celebrations for the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty […]
4 May 2023

European flight cancellations increased by 65% in March

Over 72,900 flights were cancelled in March, with almost every global region suffering a rise in cancellations with a notable exception for North America. 1. Striking […]