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 freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, 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.

4 May 2022

War in Ukraine and Covid-19 take a toll on air cargo

The effects of Covid-19 in Asia and war in Ukraine brought negative consequences for global air cargo markets, which have registered a drop in demand with […]
4 May 2022

Lufthansa now offers option of booking carbon neutral flights

Lufthansa has integrated the option for carbon-neutral flying into the booking system. When choosing their flights, Lufthansa customers now receive three options: Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel […]
3 May 2022

Qantas announces non-stop flights from Sydney to London and New York

On Monday May 2nd, Australian airline Qantas announced the launch of the first direct commercial flights from Sydney to London and New York by 2025. The […]
3 May 2022

Brussels Airlines no longer requires passengers to wear a face mask

The end of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be in sight. While it is true we should not be letting our guard down, countries around the world […]
2 May 2022

Star Alliance launches contactless travel at Hamburg Airport

“Camera on” has become the new motto at Hamburg Airport. After a successful introductory phase, the Star Alliance biometric face field recognition system is now officially […]
2 May 2022

What is holding airlines from using green jet fuel?

Green jet fuel is already available and it has the potential to green aviation but production costs remain high hampering scale up. 1. SAF and climate […]
29 April 2022

SkyTeam Alliance temporarily suspends Russia’s Aeroflot

The suspension of Russian national carrier Aeroflot comes a week after the suspension of another Russian airline company, S7, from the Oneworld alliance. 1. Temporary decision […]
29 April 2022

Boeing lost 1.1 billion on Air Force One contract with Donald Trump

Boeing’s CEO regrets the deal his company signed with former President Donald Trump to produce new Air Force One aircraft. David Calhoun said “it was a […]
28 April 2022

Meet the 12 winners of the 15th Brussels Airport Aviation Awards

Brussels Airport Company continues its annual tradition of presenting the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. With these awards, Brussels Airport wants to honour those airlines and partners […]
27 April 2022

Flights from and to Warsaw to suffer drastic cut

Poland will cut the number of flights from and to Warsaw as of Sunday, following a row between air traffic controllers. 1. Air traffic controllers Social […]
26 April 2022

Russia plans to spend €1.3 billion from National Wealth Fund to rescue Aeroflot

Citing an unnamed source, the Interfax news agency has reported that Russia is planning to spend 107 billion roubles (about €1.35 billion) from the National Wealth […]
26 April 2022

US airlines to let passengers previously banned for mask violations back on their flights

Several passengers who were banned by airlines for failing to comply with the national mask mandate might be able to fly again. According to CBS News, […]
25 April 2022

New EU amendment may allow sale of leased Airbus 330s to Aeroflot

Aeroflot is considering buying eight Airbus A330s from foreign leasing companies, Russian stated-owned media TASS announced. On the airline’s disclosure website, the company stated that the […]
25 April 2022

Finnair lifts use of face mask unless required by local authorities

Several countries, including the US, are easing their Covid-19 restrictions. On Monday April 18th, the requirement to wear face masks on board planes and public transport […]
21 April 2022

Shanghai to New York in two hours? China to offer hypersonic flights by 2030

From Shanghai to New York in 2 hours is the goal set by the Chinese company Space Transportation with the hypersonic aircraft it is developing. The […]
21 April 2022

Russian flight went around the entire continent to retrieve diplomats from Spain and Greece

As soon as the war in Ukraine started, various European countries started closing their airspace in an effort to sanction Russia. Soon after, the measure was […]
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