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.

25 July 2023

Americans more worried about incoming asteroids than landing on the Moon

Most Americans are worried about the threat of incoming asteroids and believe NASA should prioritize those concerns over going to the Moon or Mars, according to […]
24 July 2023

Virgin Atlantic announces world’s first 100% SAF-powered transatlantic flight

Virgin Atlantic has announced that the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight across the Atlantic will take place on 28 November 2023. However, this […]
24 July 2023

Tomorrowland is responsible for the emission of almost 150,000 tonnes of CO2

Tomorrowland is responsible for the emission of almost 150,000 tonnes of CO2, a new study showed, as reported by Belgian news outlet RTBF. Tapio, a company […]
24 July 2023

Belgium-based Ryanair pilots will strike again in the last weekend of July

Ryanair pilots based in Belgium will be striking again on 29 and 30 July, as previous actions have not yet determined the airline’s management to negotiate […]
24 July 2023

Ryanair announces $3 billion investment plan in rebuilding Ukraine’s aviation industry

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary has previously announced the airline would resume operations in Ukraine within days of all clear. During a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister […]
24 July 2023

Eurostar to deploy new biometric check-in system in London

Eurostar has launched a face-scan check-in system at London’s St Pancras train station so that passengers departing from London can avoid manual checks of tickets and […]
24 July 2023

IATA opposes night flights ban at Brussels Airport

On Friday July 21st, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its opposition to a proposed ban on night flights at Brussels Airport. IATA sees the […]
23 July 2023

World’s most open countries in 2023

Consulting firm Henley & Partners has just released its Henley Openness Index 2023, which ranks all 199 countries and territories worldwide according to the number of […]
21 July 2023

Butterfly-shaped solar space station to power future Moon settlements

Space-based solar power stations have captured the attention of scientists and experts worldwide. The idea revolves around capturing solar energy in space and beaming it down […]
20 July 2023

Singapore’s passport is now the most powerful in the world, according to Henley and Partners

Singapore has become the world’s most powerful passport, as announced by the Henley Passport Index. The Singapore passport allows holders visa-free entry to 192 destinations out […]
20 July 2023

How is the EU supporting the production and development of renewable hydrogen?

The European Union is on its way to implement policy measures meant to accelerate renewable hydrogen production and use. This is in line with the EU’s […]
20 July 2023

Eastern Oriental Express makes a comeback with two Malaysian routes

After a temporary hiatus during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Eastern & Oriental Express, the Southeast Asia counterpart to the renowned Orient Express, ia making a comeback. […]
20 July 2023

These were the world’s 20 busiest airports in 2022

The start of travel recovery marked 2022. With it, a worldwide chaos brought on by airports and airlines not being able to cope with the sudden […]
19 July 2023

Ecojet to become UK’s first electric airline by 2025

Green business champion Dale Vince plans to launch the UK’s first electric airline, reportedly by mid-2025. Ecojet operations are set to begin in 2024, according to […]
19 July 2023

Virgin Galactic announces date and crew for its first space tourism flight

On July 13th, Virgin Galactic announced that its second commercial spaceflight will have a flight window starting on August 10th. The company also indicated that this […]
19 July 2023

Teenager detained at Florida airport for using “skiplagging” travel hack

In a recent incident at a Florida airport, a teenager was detained and accused of engaging in a controversial money-saving travel hack known as “skiplagging”. The […]