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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.

23 June 2022

Airlines ask governments to increase incentives for production of sustainable aviation fuels

In a show of commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, airlines worldwide are calling for governments to add large-scale incentives for the rapid […]
23 June 2022

Are passport stamps a thing of the past?

Passport stamps have long been a sort of souvenir of our trips abroad. And the fact that they are bound to our own passport makes them […]
22 June 2022

Test flight on first regional commercial aircraft using 100% SAF successfully completed

Yesterday, regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, Swedish airline Braathens Regional Airlines and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplier Neste collaborated to enable the first ever 100% SAF-powered test […]
22 June 2022

UK’s biggest rail strike in 30 years leaves the country in chaos

On the 21, 23 and 25th of June members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Network Rail along with 13 operators are striking, […]
22 June 2022

The EU remains committed towards achieving a mine-free world by 2025

Landmines are one of the most catastrophic weapons used in war simply because they still cause disastrous incidents decades after conflicts are resolved. They take hundreds […]
22 June 2022

EU fuels industry launches metaverse to prove benefits of low-carbon liquid fuels

FuelsEurope launched a metaverse experience promoting low-carbon liquid fuels. 1. Metaverse The fuels industry is determined to prove the benefits of low-carbon liquid fuels by launching […]
22 June 2022

IATA urges governments to ensure safe aviation systems with 5G services

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to work closely with the aviation industry to ensure that aviation and mandatory aviation safety systems can safely […]
22 June 2022

Brussels Airlines to strike between 23-25 June

After the national strike that prevented all flights from departing from Zaventem Airport, in Brussels, Brussels Airlines announced another strike on 23, 24 and 25 June, […]
22 June 2022

Boeing announces new 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator test jet

On Thursday June 16th, Boeing unveiled its 2022 ecoDemonstrator with a livery that honors a decade of testing to reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The […]
21 June 2022

Britain has become an offshore island of Europe

My trip to Finland for the 15th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations was my first visit to Europe since the UK chose to Brexit. […]
21 June 2022

European airlines foresee a summer at 90% of 2019 travel levels and long queues

Airlines for Europe (A4E), the largest association of European airlines, expects air traffic to reach 90% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels as early as this summer. Long […]
21 June 2022

IATA calls governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by air

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) calls governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by developing and implementing global standards for screening, fire-testing, […]
21 June 2022

Airline industry losses to be cut to $9.7 billion this year and profitability is on the horizon for 2023

On Monday June 20th, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upgrade to its outlook for the airline industry’s 2022 financial performance as the pace […]
21 June 2022

Delays continue to affect hundreds of flights across Europe

Air transport demand in Europe is at 75% of 2019 levels yet delays and cancellations continue to affect the European commercial air travel system due to […]
20 June 2022

Vanuatu to reopen international tourism after 2 years of closure

International passengers will soon be able to travel to Vanuatu as the nation is set to reopen after 2 years of closure to tourism. 1. Vanuatu […]
20 June 2022

Netherlands pledges to fly to London on hydrogen by 2028

The Netherlands is determined to fly medium-sized commercial aircraft on hydrogen by 2028. 1. Hydrogen-powered aircraft A consortium of 17 Dutch companies, including Fokker and TU […]
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