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.

30 May 2023

China’s rival to Airbus and Boeing, the C919 jetliner, goes into commercial operation

China‘s self-developed large passenger aircraft, the C919, completed its first commercial flight from Shanghai to Beijing on Sunday May 28th, marking its official entry into the […]
30 May 2023

Asiana Airlines stops selling emergency row seats after passenger opens door mid-flight

After a passenger managed to open the emergency exit on an Asiana Airlines flight on Friday, 26 May, the airline has announced it will no longer […]
29 May 2023

Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan aero-engine could be a “game changer”

Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan technology demonstrator achieved successful test outcomes, the giant space company announced on May 18, dubbing it as a “historic moment” for the company. 1. […]
29 May 2023

Spanish Iberia was the world’s most punctual airline in April

The aviation analytics firm Cirium takes flight data from airlines worldwide and publishes its “On-time Performance Monthly Report”, each month, breaking it down by geographical locations […]
29 May 2023

Georgian Airways resumes transfer flights to Russia, sparking EU and Ukrainian criticism

Georgian Airways will resume transfer flights between Europe and Russia, filling the current gap due to sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) after Russia’s invasion […]
29 May 2023

Passenger arrested in South Korea after opening plane door during flight

Passengers on an Asiana Airlines flight experienced minutes of panic after a man who was sitting in an emergency row opened the aircraft door when the […]
26 May 2023

Lufthansa gets 41% of ITA Airways for €325 million

Lufthansa Group has confirmed reaching an agreement with the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) to acquire a minority stake in the Italian national carrier […]
25 May 2023

SAF will never be as cheap as current jet fuel, says Boeing CEO

Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) will “never achieve the price of jet fuel”, Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun told Financial Times. Contemplating on the aviation industry’s main solutions […]
25 May 2023

Brussels Airport expects to get rid of 1,500 night flights

Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist has announced plans of becoming stricter of which flights are allowed to take-off or land during the night. Currently, 16,000 flights […]
24 May 2023

Climate activists block Geneva airport during Europe’s biggest private jet fair

A hundred climate activists supporting Greenpeace, Stay Grounded, Extinction Rebellion, Scientist Rebellion and other climate movement groups from 17 countries disrupted Europe’s biggest private jet sales […]
24 May 2023

Air New Zealand to offer traditional Māori skincare products on its flights

Air New Zealand has announced it will offer its Business Premier and Premium Economy customers a unique set of traditional Māori herbal skincare remedies. Passengers will […]
23 May 2023

Qantas launches ‘Neighbor Free’ option to keep adjacent seat empty during flights

Australian airline Qantas has announced a new option for its passengers as they will now be able to book adjacent seats on the plane to expand […]
23 May 2023

Brussels Airlines reintroduces Neuhaus chocolate gift boxes for business passengers

Brussels Airlines is once again extending its collaboration with Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus. After a three-year break due to the Corona pandemic, the large praline boxes will […]
23 May 2023

France’s ban on short haul flights enters into force

France’s ban on short haul domestic flights has finally entered into force in the morning of 23 May, the country’s Transport Minister Clément Beaune announced on […]
23 May 2023

Sabena was founded exactly 100 years ago

Today, one hundred years ago, one of the most emblematic European airlines came into existence. The Société Anonyme Belge d’Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, Sabena, was […]
23 May 2023

Boeing makes “Cascade” tool publicly available to support aviation’s decarbonisation

In support of commercial aviation’s path toward net zero carbon emissions, Boeing has released the Boeing Cascade Climate Impact Model for public use. Cascade, a data […]
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