News.


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.

1 November 2022

Belgian train tickets to become more expensive from 1 February

The National Railway Company of Belgium (SNCB/NMBS) has announced that from February 1st, 2023, tickets will go up in price. “A difficult but necessary decision,” said […]
1 November 2022

China loosens visa rules for mainland residents traveling to Macau

Residents of mainland China will be allowed to visit Macau using an online visa system as of Tuesday November 1st, officials said. The move, which is […]
31 October 2022

Air France-KLM competing with Lufthansa for stake of TAP Air Portugal

Air France-KLM has entered the running to take on troubled Portuguese national airline, TAP Air Portugal, following reports in recent weeks that Portugal is looking to […]
31 October 2022

Airbus celebrates 50 years since first flight

Airbus is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its maiden flight. The A300B’s voyage – a world first for a twin-engine widebody commercial aircraft – took off […]
31 October 2022

Ontario International Airport to allow non-travellers through security

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the latest in a select number of airports to return to 20th century practices by allowing travellers to be met at […]
31 October 2022

70% of young people are very worried about climate change

Young people are at the forefront of climate change activism. Around 70% of those aged 16-25 are extremely worried or very worried about the climate, a […]
31 October 2022

Scooter drivers in Brussels now at risk of severe sanctions for careless parking

Electric scooters have become part of the urban landscape. Parked or even abandoned on the sidewalk by careless users, the scooters have been the source of […]
31 October 2022

Switzerland claims record for world’s longest passenger train

On Saturday October 29th, the Swiss Rhaetian Railway claimed the record for the world’s longest passenger train with a trip along one of the most spectacular […]
28 October 2022

Passenger volumes recovered to 88% of pre-pandemic volumes over summer

European airport trade body ACI Europe has released its airport traffic report for the third quarter (Q3) and September 2022, which shows passenger volumes recovered to […]
28 October 2022

Airlines to benefit from slot relief this winter season

On 12 October, the European Council agreed with the Commission’s proposition of waving slot use requirements at EU airports for the upcoming winter season. The agreement, […]
28 October 2022

Neste to supply Air France-KLM with over 1 million tons of sustainable aviation fuel

The Air France-KLM Group (AF-KLM) and Neste have announced the expansion of their existing cooperation with a new strategic partnership for the supply of Neste MY […]
28 October 2022

Bali targets wealthy tourists with up to 10 years visa

With remote work becoming the norm for many people around the world, a number of countries is betting on digital nomads as a source of revenue. […]
27 October 2022

EU to start receiving Kazakh green hydrogen by 2030 thanks to a $50 billion deal

Hyrasia One, a subsidiary of the European cleantech Svevind Energy Group, is planning one of the world’s largest industrial plants for the production of pure green […]
27 October 2022

Amsterdam Schiphol stops VIP service as people pay to skip endless lines

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has been called the worst airport ever due to its mismanagement of the increased passenger influx. The lack of staff the airport has […]
27 October 2022

Europeans still want to travel, despite growing cost of living

A recent report from the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows that 40% of Europeans are worried about increasing travel costs in light of the ongoing cost-of-living […]
27 October 2022

President Biden says airlines’ extra legroom charges are “unfair for people of colour”

Last month, President of the United States Joe Biden announced the release of a new proposed law that would require airlines to disclose hidden fees before […]
Send this to a friend