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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 freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, 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.

24 January 2022

Towards a 4th Covid-19 vaccine dose in the EU?

European health ministers discussed a potential 4th Covid-19 vaccine dose during a virtual meeting that featured best practices in managing the ongoing pandemic and the alignment […]
24 January 2022

Alitalia to fly again in March 2022 after ending operations in October 2021

After ending 74 years of business over bankruptcy in October 2021, Italy’s Alitalia will fly again as of March 2022, Alfredo Altavilla, ITA (Italia Transporto Aereo) […]
24 January 2022

EU lawmaker calls for 100% green fuel for aviation by 2050 instead of 63%

1. More SAF An EU lawmaker at the European Parliament is proposing to raise the target of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to 100% by 2050 instead […]
24 January 2022

This is how an ad campaign can dazzle the world with an A380

Emirates did it again. After the airline put a flight attendant at the top of the world’s tallest building in August 2021, the Gulf airline repeated […]
24 January 2022

International travel bans are not effective, says WHO

International travel restrictions should be eased or lifted, writes the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recent statement from the most recent Emergency Committee meeting. During […]
21 January 2022

New technology converts carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into SAF

1. Sustainable aviation fuel A new technology unveiled by Johnson Matthey is able to efficiently convert carbon dioxide and green hydrogen into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), […]
21 January 2022

Why airplanes might soon have just one pilot

The possibility of having a single-pilot cockpit has come to the forefront more and more in recent months. In the fall of 2021, Airbus announced that […]
20 January 2022

Belgian teenage pilot Zara Rutherford completes solo round-world record

On Thursday January 20th, the Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford broke the world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, landing her light […]
20 January 2022

Several flights to the US suspended over 5G concerns

The imminent deployment of high-speed 5G telecommunications services in the United States (US) led to the suspension of several flights to the country on 18 and […]
20 January 2022

A 68-year-old woman was asked to disembark her flight after removing mask to drink water

A 68-year-old woman sued an airline after the crew kicked her out for removing the mask to drink water. The woman, identified as Medora Clai Reading, […]
20 January 2022

Will Nanotourism be the new trend in a post-Covid world?

A creative critique to the current environmental, social and economic downsides of conventional tourism, as a participatory, locally oriented, bottom-up alternative. Definition of Nanotourism Nanotourism is […]
20 January 2022

Joshua trees are in serious danger

Recent research conducted by the University of California Riverside (UCR)at Joshua Tree National Park in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles found that without […]
20 January 2022

Belgium starts making seawater drinkable

Flanders’ largest drinking water company, De Watergroep, is planning to convert sea water into a source of drinking water. The last few summers have been particularly […]
20 January 2022

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

London City Airport expects pent up passenger demand to fuel a surge in growth in 2022, with the introduction of new routes and the return of […]
20 January 2022

Luxury space balloon to float travellers above the Earth with a cocktail

Space enthusiasts will soon be able to travel inside of a luxury balloon which will float travellers 100,000 feet above the Earth, with the promise of […]
19 January 2022

What do “ghost flights” reveal about our current reality?

A Portuguese 28-year-old traveled on an empty plane from Thailand to Singapore. Tiago Albuquerque traveled alone on January 11th from Krabi airport in Thailand to Singapore, […]
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