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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.

16 May 2022

Is customer satisfaction in air travel going down in the US?

The crowds are back at US airports. The empty middle seats are occupied again and airlines in North America are raising ticket prices in response to […]
16 May 2022

A new report reveals that tech companies are not focused on reducing travel emissions

A new report rates 230 global companies on their efforts to cut corporate travel carbon emissions, heavily criticizing those companies that have promoted virtual work practices […]
16 May 2022

How difficult is it for Russians to travel abroad?

Since Russia launched its war on Ukraine, international travel for Russians has become expensive and difficult. For Russians, flying abroad has become a difficult affair since […]
16 May 2022

SpaceX to provide free wireless internet on commercial flights

SpaceX has partnered with Hawaiian Airlines and JSX to provide wireless high-speed internet on flights for free.  Hawaiian Airlines and air carrier JSX will soon offer […]
13 May 2022

Mask requirement dropped for all public transport in France

On Wednesday 11 May, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued a joint statement announcing that, […]
13 May 2022

IATA welcomes drop of face masks on air travel in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed new guidance from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) removing its recommendation that masks should be required in-flight. […]
12 May 2022

Global air travel could reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023

The pace of recovery in international travel is already faster than expected for the first few months after the several countries around the world have begun […]
12 May 2022

Passenger with no piloting experience manages to land a plane in the US

On Tuesday May 10th, a passenger without any experience as a pilot managed to safely land a private aircraft at the Palm Beach International Airport in […]
12 May 2022

Face masks will no longer be mandatory for air travel

On Wednesday May 11th, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued an update to the health […]
12 May 2022

European tourism continues to recover despite the pandemic and the war in Ukraine

The most recent edition of the ‘European Tourism Trends & Prospects’ quarterly report from the European Travel Commission (ETC) predicts that European tourism will demonstrate resilience […]
12 May 2022

Space tourism continues to be on the rise

In July of 2021, British billionaire Richard Branson became one of the pioneers of space tourism by taking a trip into space aboard his own aircraft, […]
11 May 2022

Blue Origin announces crew for next space tourism launch

Blue Origin has unveiled the crew for its upcoming NS-21 mission, the fifth human flight in the New Shepard program and the 21st in the company’s […]
11 May 2022

Saudi Arabia aims to beat UAE and become the main regional travel hub

Last year, Saudi Arabia announced plans of opening a second national airline as part of the country’s strategy of becoming a regional logistics hub. Crown Prince […]
11 May 2022

United Airlines orders 50 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for Amsterdam airport

United Airlines, which has invested in more sustainable fuel production than any other airline in the world, became the first US airline to sign an international […]
11 May 2022

The good and the bad of Telling Stories

Telling stories is good and bad, desirable and deplorable. We will start with the bad. Greenwashing is bad story telling. When we accuse a child of […]
11 May 2022

SpaceX to bring humans to Mars before the end of the decade

SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell announced that within five or six years, people will reach Mars before the end of the decade. Shotwell […]
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