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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.

19 January 2023

Airlines resurrect ancient jumbo jets to meet business class demand

With air travel coming gradually back to pre-pandemic levels, airlines are racing to provide enough seats in the sky, especially for premium tickets on international flights […]
19 January 2023

Lufthansa submits offer for minority stake in ITA

Lufthansa is aiming to acquire a stake in the Italian national carrier ITA Airways. In February 2022, Italy’s government officially authorized the privatization of ITA, the […]
19 January 2023

Number of tourists visiting Bruges continues to be on the rise

Musea Brugge, the organization behind Bruges‘ urban museums, had a very good 2022. The various museums and monuments of the museum group together received nearly 700,000 […]
18 January 2023

France set to be most visited country in the world by 2025

France is set to cement itself as the most visited country in the world, according to GlobalData, which estimates that the country will attract 93.7 million […]
18 January 2023

What are the world’s most congested cities?

Road traffic is back to pre-Covid levels in many cities and some places are more congested than before the pandemic hit. Mobility analytics and connected car […]
18 January 2023

China’s population declines for the first time in 60 years

With nearly one-sixth of the world’s population, China recorded a demographic decline last year for the first time in six decades. 1. Less births, more obits […]
18 January 2023

European politicians need “to get real” about aviation and environment, urges IATA

In a blog post before the end of 2022, IATA’s (International Air Transport Association) Director General Willie Walsh criticised European lawmakers for not making decisions that […]
18 January 2023

Can tourism have positive impacts beyond employment and profit?

Tramps and hobos travel from place to place and stay away overnight, but they are not tourists; they are not temporarily staying away from home; they […]
18 January 2023

Why are planes nearly always painted white?

Nothing in the design of an aircraft is done arbitrarily. All decisions made in the aeronautical industry are aimed at optimizing two fundamental aspects: maximizing safety […]
17 January 2023

City council votes to ban night flights over Brussels

On Monday, 16 January, the city council of Brussels adopted a motion for banning night flights over the city, in an attempt to limit noise pollution […]
17 January 2023

First steps towards the space station of the future

Airbus Defense and Space is teaming up with Voyager Space to help design the next space station for NASA, ESA and other customers. The space station […]
17 January 2023

Earth’s ozone layer is expected to recover to 1980 levels by 2040, UN report finds

Earth’s protective ozone layer is slowly healing with scientists forecasting it to be completely cured within two decades. The ozone layer is on track to recover […]
17 January 2023

Last moments inside crashing Nepal plane caught on Facebook live video

On Sunday Morning, a Yeti Airline plane headed to Pokhara Airport from Kathmandu plunged in what is believed to be Nepal’s worst air crash in 30 […]
17 January 2023

Airbus tests dragonfly inspired technologies to enhance pilot assistance

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has started testing new technologies, inspired by dragonflies, to enhance on-ground and in-flight pilot assistance. The tests are being conducted on an A350-1000 […]
17 January 2023

Amsterdam to crack down on speedy e-bikes

Electric bicycles have become more and more popular over the past few years, demand having especially ramping up during the pandemic. People turned to e-bikes to […]
16 January 2023

Nights booked online in summer 2022 up 9%, exceeding 2019 levels

Eurostat has released data revealing that during the third quarter of 2022, which included the traditional summer holiday months of July and August, guests spent around […]
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