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.

15 August 2022

Heathrow reports lower flight disruption after implementing daily passenger cap

Heathrow reports that improvements to passenger experience have been noticed as a consequence of the cap on departing passenger numbers. According to Heathrow’s management, there have been […]
15 August 2022

Ryanair’s price increase to reduce international travel accessibility, according to GlobalData

Plane tickets have been increasing from the beginning of the year, partly because of the high demand after the pandemic and partly because the rising fuel […]
15 August 2022

Air New Zealand reduces flight schedule to cope with staff sickness

Air New Zealand is implementing measures to protect the travel plans of its customers as sickness levels continue to cause disruption. Air New Zealand will reduce […]
15 August 2022

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport to compensate passengers who missed flights due to long queues

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has announced that it will compensate passengers who missed their flights due to long security queues. Schiphol will introduce a scheme for passengers […]
12 August 2022

Wizz Air to resume flights to Russia, bypassing European ban

Since the invasion of Ukraine started, a number of sanctions have been in place against Russia. On the one hand, Russian aircraft have been banned from […]
11 August 2022

The era of €10 flights is over, says Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary

The aviation industry was severely hit by the pandemic and the recovery has not been easy. Delays and cancellations have become a frequent occurrence, but besides […]
11 August 2022

Airlines push for the revision of the EU passenger compensation rights

Currently passengers in the EU have the right to claim compensation from airlines if their flight is delayed or cancelled. Depending on the difference in the […]
11 August 2022

Russian airlines forced to strip planes for parts

Soon after the war in Ukraine broke out, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. These include banning Russian aircraft from EU and […]
10 August 2022

1.4 million passengers to be affected by Ryanair’s Spain-based staff 5-month strike

A few weeks ago, the Spain based Ryanair crew announced they would organise weekly strikes until January, in protest against small wages and bad working conditions. […]
9 August 2022

Top 10 worst airports for delays and cancellations this summer

Travelers who decided to board a plane this summer have experienced it. The risk of cancellations and delays is far from over. From thousands of suitcases […]
5 August 2022

EU welcomes international condemnation of Russia for aviation rules violation and sanctions

The European Commission has welcomed today the decision by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to call on the Russian Federation to immediately cease its infractions […]
5 August 2022

Strikes to impact Portugal’s main airports in late August

On Monday August 1st, the National Union of Civil Aviation Workers (SINTAC) and the Union of Commercial Aviation Staff (SQAC) gave a strike notice in all […]
4 August 2022

Air traffic recovery remains strong in the summer

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for June 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel remains strong. IATA has returned to year-on-year […]
4 August 2022

Schiphol and Heathrow airports will continue to impose a daily limit on the number of passengers

On Tuesday August 2nd, Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport announced that it will continue to impose a daily limit on the number of passengers in September and October. […]
3 August 2022

Airbus’ Zephyr drone sets new record for the longest unmanned flight

Airbus’ High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) Zephyr drone has beaten its own record for the longest unmanned flight, hovering over the Sonoran Desert in the United […]
3 August 2022

Lufthansa becomes first international aviation group to offer fare for carbon neutral flying

The Lufthansa Group is further expanding its CO2-neutral flight offers, making sustainable travel easier than ever before. The pilot project was launched yesterday and the new […]