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.

15 February 2023

Over 3,000 Heathrow workers threaten massive Easter strike

Chaos at Heathrow is likely to occur during the Easter period as more than 3,000 airport workers are threatening to strike over pay. 1. Strike over […]
15 February 2023

Airlines step up to transport humanitarian aid to Türkiye-Syria earthquake affected areas

Early last week, two devastating earthquakes hit the Türkiye-Syrian border. The first one, with a magnitude of 7.7, had its centre about 34 kilometres west of […]
15 February 2023

Air India seals historic order for almost 500 jets from Airbus and Boeing

Indian airline Air India signed a giant deal to acquire 250 planes from Airbus and 220 aircraft from Boeing to meet the expected growth of the […]
14 February 2023

Do you know how many airlines didn’t survive the pandemic?

More than 160 airlines have gone belly up since 2019 and during the scourge of the pandemic. This is reflected in the latest data from the […]
14 February 2023

ICAO forecasts rapid growth in passenger demand in 2023

On Wednesday February 8th, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) forecast that air passenger demand in 2023 will rapidly recover to pre-pandemic levels on most routes […]
14 February 2023

These were Europe’s busiest airports in 2022

The airport industry has finally turned the corner on the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Airports Council International’s (ACI) 2022 traffic report for the European region. […]
13 February 2023

What makes the Boeing 747 unique?

On January 31st, the delivery of the last 747 took place at Boeing‘s factory in Everett, Washington, in front of thousands of guests. Present were members […]
13 February 2023

Climate activists block private jet terminal at Brussels Airport

This morning climate activists from three groups blocked the private jet terminal at Brussels Airport, denouncing the rich people flying privately. Organised by Extinction Rebellion and […]
12 February 2023

Fully autonomous passenger planes may not be too far into the future

The concept of autonomous flying is becoming ever more attractive to the aviation industry. Artificial Intelligence and control systems are reaching high levels of precision and […]
10 February 2023

KLM flight returns to Amsterdam after galley fire

On 9 February, a KLM flight heading from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa, had to return to the Netherlands after about two hours in […]
10 February 2023

Investigators link Putin to 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine

On 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was shot down while flying over eastern Ukraine. […]
9 February 2023

Passenger traffic across European airports nearly doubled in 2022

The airport industry has finally turned the corner on the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the European region of Airports Council International’s (ACI) 2022 traffic report. Passenger […]
9 February 2023

KLM to increase direct flights to China as of March 2023

From the start of the summer season 2023, which in the aviation industry is on 26 March, KLM is planning to increase the frequency of direct […]
7 February 2023

Lufthansa and Air France-KLM eye bankrupt Flybe’s airport slots

On 28 January, UK airline Flybe declared bankruptcy, for the second time in three years, leaving about 75,000 passengers with no flight. After the news, Lufthansa […]
7 February 2023

Ryanair and EasyJet cancel flights due to French air traffic controllers’ strikes

French air traffic controllers (ATC) are in the middle of a series of strikes against a pension reform. The third series started yesterday, at 5pm, and […]
7 February 2023

Schiphol might charge a €3 luggage fee to attract new baggage handlers

A baggage surcharge of 2 to 3 euros per airline ticket could soon be implemented at Schiphol to help recruit additional baggage handlers. Subcontracting companies don’t […]