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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.

16 February 2022

Joby Aviation partners with ANA to launch air taxi service

On Monday February 14th, All Nippon Airways Holdings (ANA) and Joby Aviation, Inc. announced they are forming a partnership that will see Japan’s largest airline join […]
15 February 2022

Airlines eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel that helps reduce emissions up to 80%

Being responsible for around 4% of global carbon emissions, the aviation industry is becoming more and more eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel […]
15 February 2022

Italy approves sale of ITA Airways

Italy’s government has officially authorized the privatization of ITA (Italia Transporto Aereo), the successor to Alitalia, setting the process in motion with the approval of a […]
14 February 2022

Finnair invests €200 million in its new long-haul cabins

Finnair has recently revealed its €200 million investment at a press conference in Helsinki. Over the next 2 years, the Finnish carrier known for its flights […]
14 February 2022

Toulouse Declaration. Europe’s joint step towards net zero aviation by 2050 ultimately requires global action

Recently more than 35 European countries and 146 industry stakeholder groups representing thousands of companies – including A4E airlines, signed the Toulouse Declaration — paving the […]
14 February 2022

Airplane mask mandates will stay forever, says TAP Air Portugal CEO

TAP Air Portugal CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener said airline passengers could keep wearing masks forever.  Ourmières-Widener said that not only mask mandates during the flight, but also […]
11 February 2022

Virgin Atlantic closes deal with Neste for sustainable aviation fuel

In 2018, global commercial aircraft operations were responsible for 2,4% of all CO2 emissions worldwide. In fact, according to WWF, if the airline industry were a […]
11 February 2022

Do you know why airline route maps look the way they do?

Pilots must calculate the course of the flight path, which is the direction of flight relative to the ground. The heading is the direction needed to […]
10 February 2022

Boeing buys two million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for its commercial operations

Boeing yesterday announced a supply agreement for two million gallons (7.5 million liters) of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with EPIC Fuels to power its Commercial […]
10 February 2022

Korean Air adopts biometric self-boarding for domestic flights

Has the future of travel arrived? If it depends on Korean Air, we will no longer be needing our boarding pass in the future. As of […]
8 February 2022

Brussels Airport reaffirms commitment to reach net zero carbon by 2050

Brussels Airport, together with over 200 other airports across Europe, has signed the Toulouse Declaration, an important agreement that marks a new chapter in Europe’s journey […]
7 February 2022

European aviation commits to become the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050

European aviation commits to decarbonise air transport and accelerate its efforts to make Europe the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050. Launched by the French […]
4 February 2022

Some airlines will have large losses because of high oil prices, warns Ryanair CEO

The high price of oil will have a negative impact on the finances of airlines that are unable to cover their fuel bills in the face […]
4 February 2022

Air taxi market could reach $4 trillion by 2035, says Wisk CEO

Advanced air mobility (AAM) company Wisk Aero secured $450 million in funding from Boeing, making it one of the best-funded AAM companies in the world, according […]
3 February 2022

Former British Airways Boeing 747 bought for £1 and turned into a ‘party plane’

The pandemic has caused airlines to bring forward the retirement of different aircraft. British Airways, for instance, hastened the decomissioning of its Boeing 747s, even those […]
3 February 2022

Plane nearly topples over while landing against strong winds at Heathrow

A British Airways plane was on the brink of tragedy after high winds in the UK made it difficult to land at Heathrow Airport. The plane, […]
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