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.

8 June 2022

Free water fountains now available at Brussels Airport

There are now free water fountains at Brussels Airport after the activist group “Free Tap Water In Belgium” conducted an intensive campaigned aimed at the reduction […]
7 June 2022

Brussels Airlines threatened by pilots’ 3-day strike at the end of the month

The unions representing the Brussels Airlines pilots (SETCa/BBTK, CNE/ACV-Puls, ACLVB/CGSLB) and the airline’s management are having a reconciliation meeting today, the result of which could dictate […]
7 June 2022

European Commission adds another Russian airline to the EU Air Safety List

On June 1st, the European Commission updated the current EU Air Safety List, which is the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban […]
6 June 2022

New York’s LaGuardia airport $8 billion makeover revealed

LaGuardia airport in New York City celebrated its $8 billion reconstruction last Wednesday.  The airport now includes a 1.3 million-square foot Delta Air Lines terminal—the largest […]
6 June 2022

KLM passengers not allowed to board flights to Amsterdam over Pentecost weekend

At the end of Saturday afternoon, 4 June, KLM was “regrettably compelled” to decide that passengers at European destinations would no longer be allowed to board […]
6 June 2022

Kazakh airlines no longer banned from flying to Europe

On June 1st, the Air Safety Committee of the European Commissions published its official verdict concerning aviation authorities and airline companies in Kazakhstan, according to Kazakhstan’s […]
3 June 2022

Ryanair warns passengers up to 200 flights a day might be disrupted over the summer

Ryanair has warned passengers to get to the airport at least 3 hours before departure, ahead of foreseen disruptions over the summer season caused by strike […]
3 June 2022

A4E calls for further adjustments amid EU Transport Ministers’ position on two Fit for 55 proposals

European Transport Ministers have agreed on two critical Fit for 55 legislative proposals which will shape the future decarbonisation of European aviation: The ReFuel EU Aviation […]
2 June 2022

Sudden strike of baggage handlers at Brussels Airport causes delays

Travelers at Brussels Airport experienced severe delays on Thursday morning from 06:00 am after baggage handlers of Aviapartner started a spontaneous strike. At around 7:30 a.m., […]
2 June 2022

Why do airlines charge passengers for luggage?

There used to be a time when the price of a ticket included all on-board services: the choice of a seat, food and drinks, plus at […]
2 June 2022

Brussels Airlines and Austrian Airlines introduce carbon neutral flying options

Within their efforts to make flying more sustainable, Brussels Airlines and Austrian Airlines now offer their customers the option to neutralize the carbon emissions of their […]
2 June 2022

Building a path to net-zero aviation

At pre-pandemic levels, aviation was responsible for 2-3% of overall global emissions. Forecasts from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 2022 anticipate significant growth in […]
1 June 2022

This electric taxiing system could save airlines thousands of jet fuel gallons

On Tuesday May 24th, Green Taxi, Inc, (GTI) announced it has acquired an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) patent for its electric air taxi technology. The Dallas-based […]
1 June 2022

This new airplane could slash aviation emissions

A new airplane design called ‘Flying V’ could significantly cut aviation emissions. Instead of one metal tube filled with passengers and cargo, the fuselage is flattened, […]
31 May 2022

The worst airport in the world is in Portugal

A recent survey by German site AirHelp revealed that some airports in Portugal are not perceived favorably by air passengers. According to AirHelp, Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado […]
31 May 2022

Delta to ‘strategically decrease’ flights in the US and Latin America this summer

On Thursday May 27th, Delta announced that it will “strategically” adjust its flight schedule during the northern summer. Between July 1st and August 7th, it will […]
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