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.

6 March 2023

UK airport departures remain below pre-pandemic levels

The number of flights scheduled to depart from UK airports in March is up by almost a third (31%) year on year, according to aviation analytics […]
3 March 2023

IATA challenges legality of Netherlands’ mandatory flight reduction at Schiphol Airport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines are mounting a legal challenge to the Dutch government’s sudden decision to reduce Schiphol airport’s capacity. The Dutch […]
3 March 2023

Airport and transport strikes are coming up to disrupt Easter vacations

With Easter vacations coming up, airports and the transportation sector has announced potential disruptions in Europe. Travellers could face disruption in Germany, Spain, France and the […]
28 February 2023

Qantas reveals new-look luxury cabins for record 19-hour flights

If you’ve ever wondered, perhaps with horror, about what a record-breaking 19-hour long-haul flight would be like, Qantas is offering a preview, and it’s not what […]
28 February 2023

European pilots urge policymakers to promptly reform EU’s airspace

Pilots representing 9 members of Airlines for Europe (A4E) are called on EU transport ministers to finally make the reform of Europe’s airspace a reality ahead […]
28 February 2023

Schiphol Airport targets reduction of private flights by 50%

Schiphol Airport has announced that it supports the government’s intention to ban about half of private flights departing from the airport. The Dutch airport has been […]
27 February 2023

World’s first single engine helicopter to fly using 100% sustainable aviation fuel

The Bell 505 completed its first flight fuelled solely by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on 21 February, marking the first-ever single engine helicopter to fly […]
27 February 2023

Brussels Airport expansion plans questioned by neighbouring municipalities

Brussels Airport has presented its neighbouring municipalities with a document outlying its plans to expand from 26 to 32 million annual passengers by 2032 and double […]
27 February 2023

Oman agrees to Israeli flights in its airspace

Oman’s Civil Aviation Authority has announced the end of an effective ban on Israeli airlines in a change that will slash journey times for those flying […]
27 February 2023

Threat of strike at Brussels Airlines averted as agreement with pilots is reached

On Friday February 24th, Brussels Airlines’ management and unions reached an agreement on pilots’ salaries, union sources said. The threat of a strike that had been […]
24 February 2023

Schiphol extends daily passenger cap over spring holiday period

Struggling to prepare for the quick post-Covid quick surge, Schiphol Airport was a distressing experience for thousands of passengers last year. With difficulty in managing the […]
23 February 2023

Amsterdam’s Schiphol CEO calls 2022 “a bad chapter” in the airport’s history

The interim CEO recognized the failure of Schiphol’s management to properly accommodate the strong rebound in passenger traffic. 1. Distressing experience Not duly prepared to face […]
22 February 2023

Passengers will soon be able to leave liquids and electronics in their bags at Spanish airports

More and more airports around the world are deploying next generation scanners that allow passengers to leave liquids and electronics in their hand luggage during security […]
22 February 2023

Air France to connect Hollywood to the Cannes Film Festival in May

Air France, as official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, will operate 3 special flights on 15, 22 and 29 May 2023, offering a direct service […]
22 February 2023

Ukraine International Airlines continues flight suspension until April

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s national carrier, has announced that, considering the extension of the martial law in Ukraine and in connection with the closure […]
21 February 2023

Air France-KLM still interested in TAP Air Portugal acquisition

Air France-KLM Group has reiterated its interest in buying TAP Air Portugal. The Portuguese have been seeking to reprivatize their state-owned airline for months, whether partially […]
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