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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.

17 May 2022

Emirates Group reports loss of $1 billion

The Emirates Group has posted its 2021-22 Annual Report which shows a strong recovery across its businesses but it suffered a loss of AED 3.8 billion […]
16 May 2022

Is customer satisfaction in air travel going down in the US?

The crowds are back at US airports. The empty middle seats are occupied again and airlines in North America are raising ticket prices in response to […]
16 May 2022

SpaceX to provide free wireless internet on commercial flights

SpaceX has partnered with Hawaiian Airlines and JSX to provide wireless high-speed internet on flights for free.  Hawaiian Airlines and air carrier JSX will soon offer […]
12 May 2022

Passenger with no piloting experience manages to land a plane in the US

On Tuesday May 10th, a passenger without any experience as a pilot managed to safely land a private aircraft at the Palm Beach International Airport in […]
11 May 2022

Saudi Arabia aims to beat UAE and become the main regional travel hub

Last year, Saudi Arabia announced plans of opening a second national airline as part of the country’s strategy of becoming a regional logistics hub. Crown Prince […]
11 May 2022

United Airlines orders 50 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for Amsterdam airport

United Airlines, which has invested in more sustainable fuel production than any other airline in the world, became the first US airline to sign an international […]
10 May 2022

Emirates launches full Premium Economy Experience

The new cabin class, which offers luxurious seats, more legroom, and a service to rival many airlines’ business offering, will be available to Emirates customers travelling […]
10 May 2022

European Parliament demands return of 400 stolen airplanes

A recent communication from the European Parliament shows MEPs applauding European transport and tourism operators for helping refugees from Ukraine, demanding Russia returns the 400 stolen […]
9 May 2022

TUI Belgium cancels flights to Bulgaria due to war in Ukraine

The tour operator TUI Belgium decided to cancel all its flights to Bulgaria until the end of June due to the war in Ukraine. Since the […]
9 May 2022

Orthodox Jewish passengers barred from boarding a Lufthansa flight

On Wednesday May 4, a group of Orthodox Jews who were praying before a Lufthansa flight were forbidden to board by the German airline, reported Hamodia, […]
6 May 2022

Airbus plans to increase jet production by 50% in the next 3 years

With its first quarter report, Airbus announced record jet output goals, with a 50% planned increase in the narrowbody jet output, a key aircraft of the […]
4 May 2022

War in Ukraine and Covid-19 take a toll on air cargo

The effects of Covid-19 in Asia and war in Ukraine brought negative consequences for global air cargo markets, which have registered a drop in demand with […]
4 May 2022

Lufthansa now offers option of booking carbon neutral flights

Lufthansa has integrated the option for carbon-neutral flying into the booking system. When choosing their flights, Lufthansa customers now receive three options: Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel […]
3 May 2022

Qantas announces non-stop flights from Sydney to London and New York

On Monday May 2nd, Australian airline Qantas announced the launch of the first direct commercial flights from Sydney to London and New York by 2025. The […]
3 May 2022

Brussels Airlines no longer requires passengers to wear a face mask

The end of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to be in sight. While it is true we should not be letting our guard down, countries around the world […]
2 May 2022

Star Alliance launches contactless travel at Hamburg Airport

“Camera on” has become the new motto at Hamburg Airport. After a successful introductory phase, the Star Alliance biometric face field recognition system is now officially […]
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