Aviation.


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.

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, […]
2 February 2022

EasyJet to recruit 1,000 pilots over the next 5 years

EasyJet announced plans to recruit 1,000 pilots over the next 5 years. The British airline is betting on gender parity and said it hopes to attract […]
2 February 2022

European air traffic to reach near pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Air traffic is expected to rebound back to pre-pandemic levels, reaching between 70% to 90% of 2019 levels by the end of 2022. The predictions are […]
1 February 2022

Insect infestations kept planes from taking off from Heathrow

A recent report revealed that an incident with insect infestations obliged several airplanes to remain on the ground at Heathrow airport in 2021. In total, 8 […]
31 January 2022

Brussels Airlines used all state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis

Brussels Airlines,  Belgium’s national carrier, used all Belgian state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis, declared Belgian Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem. The state aid was […]
31 January 2022

Slovakia certifies flying car as airworthy

1. Flying car AirCar, the duo mode car and aircraft developed by Klein Vision has received a transportation permit from the Slovak authorities, paving the way […]
27 January 2022

Ryanair to continue flying to Morocco despite rumours of permanent withdrawal

Rumours that Ryanair intends to permanently end operations in Morocco as of May seem to be false. At least for now. The media outlet Maghrib Intelligence […]
26 January 2022

Airbus’ iconic Beluga super transporters ready to serve global outsized-cargo demand

Airbus has launched a new air-cargo service using its unique BelugaST fleet to offer freight companies and other potential customers a solution to their outsized freight […]
25 January 2022

New “bullet” airplane to redefine what it means to fly in a private jet

A new bullet-shaped aircraft might become the next private jet within everyone’s reach. The Celera 500L is a six-person aircraft, capable of flying like a jet, […]
24 January 2022

Seaplanes to fly between the capitals of the Canary Islands

On January 31st, Surcar Airlines, the first Spanish seaplane airline in the country, are carrying out their first test flight in the Canary Islands between the […]
24 January 2022

Alitalia to fly again in March 2022 after ending operations in October 2021

After ending 74 years of business over bankruptcy in October 2021, Italy’s Alitalia will fly again as of March 2022, Alfredo Altavilla, ITA (Italia Transporto Aereo) […]
24 January 2022

EU lawmaker calls for 100% green fuel for aviation by 2050 instead of 63%

1. More SAF An EU lawmaker at the European Parliament is proposing to raise the target of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to 100% by 2050 instead […]
24 January 2022

This is how an ad campaign can dazzle the world with an A380

Emirates did it again. After the airline put a flight attendant at the top of the world’s tallest building in August 2021, the Gulf airline repeated […]
21 January 2022

New technology converts carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into SAF

1. Sustainable aviation fuel A new technology unveiled by Johnson Matthey is able to efficiently convert carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), […]
21 January 2022

Why airplanes might soon have just one pilot

The possibility of having a single-pilot cockpit has come to the forefront more and more in recent months. In the fall of 2021, Airbus announced that […]
20 January 2022

Belgian teenage pilot Zara Rutherford completes solo round-world record

On Thursday January 20th, the Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford broke the world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, landing her light […]
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