Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

18 September 2023

Portuguese airports register record 7 million passengers this year

Airports in Portugal have continued to register a record number of passengers this year, with July’s figures showing a year-on-year increase of 12.5% — roughly seven […]
17 September 2023

Over €200 million needed to rebuild Ukrainian airports

Ukrainian airports will need €200 million to rebuild from the destruction caused by the war, besides additional yearly operational costs. To address the challenges faced by […]
15 September 2023

Singapore Airlines launches direct flights to Brussels from 2024

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced it will be launching direct flights between Singapore and Brussels from 5 April 2024. Currently, the two destinations are connected by […]
14 September 2023

If your baby is born on a flight, what nationality will it be given?

It’s rare that babies are born on planes due to rules about pregnant women flying in their third trimester. These rules are hard to navigate because […]
14 September 2023

European Parliament votes for 70% mandatory SAF in EU by 2050

Members of the European Parliament have voted to increase the amount of mandatory sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be used in the EU by 2050, as […]
13 September 2023

EasyJet reveals package holidaymakers given priority on overbooked flights

The criteria that easyJet use to bump passengers off overbooked flights has been revealed. The secret to staying on a flight where more tickets have been […]
13 September 2023

Ryanair pilots in Belgium set to strike again 14-15 September

Ryanair pilots based in Belgium are set to go on strike again, reports Aviation24. The industrial action is planned for 14-15 September, to coincide with Ryanair’s […]
13 September 2023

Couple escorted off plane by police after joining ‘mile-high club’

To the shock of cabin crew and other passengers alike, a couple was caught having sex in the bathroom of an easyJet flight from Luton to […]
13 September 2023

UK government and British Airways sued by Kuwait hostage survivors

British Airways BA149 took off from London on 1 August 1990. It was a warm clear night in the British capital. That summer the three tenors […]
11 September 2023

Long-haul flights are far from reaching decarbonisation, Eurocontrol says

Long-haul flights currently account for over 50% of all aviation CO2 emissions, in the EU and UK, making up only 10% of flights. And despite game-changing […]
11 September 2023

147 aviation related deaths recorded in the EU in 2022

In 2022, 147 fatalities were recorded in aviation accidents that happened on EU territory and involved EU registered aircraft, according to data from the European Union […]
11 September 2023

TAP Air Portugal sued by ex-CEO for “illegal” public firing

TAP Air Portugal continues to hit the headlines. Bloomberg is carrying news that the beleaguered Portuguese carrier is being sued by its former Chief Executive Christine […]
7 September 2023

Climate activists throw cream pies at Ryanair CEO in front of European Commission

During a visit to Brussels, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary was hit in the face with cream pies by two climate activists while preparing for a press […]
7 September 2023

Ryanair CEO calls UK air traffic control report “full of rubbish”

On Monday 28 August, a system-wide malfunction of the UK’s National Air Traffic Service (NATS) lasting several hours caused severe disruptions to flights to, from or simply passing […]
6 September 2023

French air traffic controllers threaten to strike ahead of Rugby World Cup

Flights to and from France may be subject to delays and cancellations due to the upcoming strike organized by the air traffic controllers’ union in the […]
6 September 2023

Schiphol Airport tests new lifting aids to lighten workload for baggage handlers

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has taken measures to lighten the workload of employees working in the baggage hall. Having previously ordered 30 lifting aids, the airport is […]