Aviation.


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 September 2022

Ryanair threatens to leave Brussels Airport

Displeased by new fees introduced by Brussels Airport and a Belgian federal boarding tax, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has threatened to leave Brussels Airport in Zaventem, […]
5 September 2022

Private jet crashes into Baltic Sea after flying over Europe on autopilot

A private jet crashed into the Baltic Sea yesterday after flying on autopilot over Europe. The plane departed Spain’s Jerez Airport and was headed to Cologne, […]
5 September 2022

Airplane business class offers new layer of privacy with doors

It’s not really a new idea but airlines offering business class services are considering the resurgence of doors to enhance passenger’s privacy. 1. Privacy up in […]
2 September 2022

Almost all Lufthansa flights cancelled today

Almost all flights operated by Lufthansa to and from Frankfurt and Munich airports are cancelled today, due to a pilots’ strike. About 800 flights are cancelled, […]
2 September 2022

Ryanair adds flights for winter while other airlines cancel thousands

For a few good months, the aviation industry has been struggling to keep up with the post pandemic air travel demands. Delays, cancellations, luggage misplacements resulted […]
1 September 2022

Belgian pilots sue Ryanair in order to get their wages back at pre-Covid level

48 Belgium-based Ryanair pilots have decided to take the airline to court after their summer strikes have left management unhinged over their outcries about low wages […]
1 September 2022

What is Flightradar24 and how does it work?

Flightradar24 has become a popular site in recent times. First, many wanted to track what happened over Ukrainian airspace after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in […]
1 September 2022

14.3 million fewer seats due to cancelled flights

Commercial aviation has experienced a global reduction in capacity of 4% or 14.3 million seats due to cancellations, a recent analysis by travel consultancy firm ForwardKeys […]
30 August 2022

The use of private jets keeps growing as wealthy seek to evade chaos at airports

The use of private jets is on the rise despite the urgency of curbing CO2 emissions and slowing down climate change. According to data from the […]
29 August 2022

Air France pilots suspended after fighting in the cockpit

Air France has confirmed that two of its pilots were suspended after getting into a fight and exchanging “inappropriate gestures” in the cockpit, during a flight […]
24 August 2022

SAS cancels 1,700 flights in September and October

Scandinavian airline SAS has announced that 1,700 of flights will be canceled in the coming months as it struggles to recover from a two-week pilots’ strike […]
23 August 2022

British Airways cancels 10,000 more flights to and from Heathrow

British Airways has announced that it will eliminate 10,000 flights to and from Heathrow between late October and the end of March. The airline said the […]
23 August 2022

Two Ethiopian Airlines pilots fall asleep in mid-flight and miss landing

On Monday August 15th, two pilots from Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, fell asleep in mid-flight while flying from Khartoum, Kenya, to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The […]
22 August 2022

Wizz Air suspends relaunch of flights to Russia amid growing criticism and calls for boycott

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has suspended plans to resume flights to Moscow amid mounting criticism over its decision to relaunch the route. The airline said the […]
18 August 2022

Ryanair begins fight against Hungary over new tax

Hungary has fined Irish airline Ryanair more than 750,000 euros for violating consumer protection rules after the Irish airline increased fares to offset an “excess profits” […]
17 August 2022

London Heathrow extends cap of 100,000 passengers until 29 October

Heathrow has confirmed it will extend the existing limits on the airport’s capacity through to 29 October, the end of the summer season. This will provide […]
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