Margarida is a Travel Tomorrow reporter and press and communications assistant at Buscardini Communications. She studied Communication Sciences and Journalism at the NOVA University of Lisbon (FCSH) with an Erasmus semester in European Studies at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. After an internship at the Communication department of the Municipal Council of Cascais, life took her to Boston, Massachusetts. In the United States, she worked for the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford for the past 4 years.  Margarida loves traveling, snowboarding and attending live music. A big fan of humor and in a serious relationship with food.

9 October 2023

Heathrow Airport launches trial for pre-booking security slots

London’s Heathrow Airport has launched a six-month trial allowing travelers to pre-book their security slots, to enhance passenger convenience and streamline security processes, offering travelers an […]
6 October 2023

When, where and how can you sleep at the airport?

With the risk of disrupted travel ever present, whether due to post-pandemic staffing, aircraft delivery delays or strikes, many people face having to spend an impromptu […]
5 October 2023

Luxury private jet for rich dog owners faces backlash from climate activists

A British-based company has started a luxury plane-charter service for travellers who want to fly with their dogs, and the idea is causing some controversy. Mile-high […]
5 October 2023

Schiphol to invest €3 billion in improving quality

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has announced a €3 billion investment allocated for improving the overall quality of the travel hub’s services. Concretely, from 2024 to 2027, the […]
4 October 2023

Over-indulging and queue-jumping among worst flying habits, say Brits

Ideas about what constitutes etiquette and polite behaviour around the world vary, so perhaps it’s no wonder that people disagree about how to conduct themselves in […]
4 October 2023

European Parliament votes to scrap hand luggage charges

Members of the European Parliament have voted on and adopted today a resolution proposed by the Petitions Committee on 20 September, moving to scrap hand luggage […]
4 October 2023

High airport charges causing “irreparable damage” to Madeira tourism, says Ryanair CEO

Ryanair has said irreparable damage is being caused to destinations like Madeira due to high Portuguese airport charges. In a statement, the airline said its base […]
3 October 2023

India might ban pilots and cabin crew from wearing perfume

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is proposing a revision to the Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR), which, of approved, would no longer allow pilots and […]
3 October 2023

Ryanair says customers who “wheel up” at fault for own penalty charges

Ryanair chief, Michael O’Leary has rejected criticism of the airline’s fees in an exclusive interview with The Independent. O’Leary was responding to complaints such as those […]
3 October 2023

KLM defiant in legal case over green credentials

The Dutch national carrier KLM has rejected claims that its adverts are misleading and asked a judge to throw out a case accusing the airline of […]
2 October 2023

Ryanair passengers face cancellations this winter due to Boeing delays

Ryanair will have to hack its own winter schedule, deleting flights from Belgian, German, Dublin, East Midlands, Portuguese and Italian airports from the end of October, […]
2 October 2023

Ryanair loses legal appeal against State aid for Scandinavian Airlines

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has thrown out one of Ryanair’s legal complaints about State-aid given to Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to help it stay afloat […]
2 October 2023

Portugal to give up at least 51% of TAP

The latest installment in TAP Air Portugal’s storied privatisation is here. The government has announced it is to sell at least 51% of the business – […]
29 September 2023

Half of Germany’s electricity needed for Lufthansa to use 100% SAF, says CEO

Lufthansa Group CEO, Carsten Spohr has stated that the energy required to produce enough sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to power the entire Lufthansa fleet would require […]
29 September 2023

British Airways pilot fired after layover “drug and drink orgy”

A senior first officer at British Airways, Mike Beaton, found himself at the center of a scandal that led to his dismissal from the airline. Scheduled […]
29 September 2023

Aviation industry faces up to abusive passengers

The aviation industry has set a flightpath for dealing with disruptive passengers. The IATA World Security and Operations Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam this month saw a […]