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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.

2 May 2022

What is holding airlines from using green jet fuel?

Green jet fuel is already available and it has the potential to green aviation but production costs remain high hampering scale up. 1. SAF and climate […]
2 May 2022

The world’s first floating city is coming to South Korea

A pilot project for the world’s first floating city is being built in Busan, South Korea. Busan—South Korea’s largest port and the country’s second-largest city—is now […]
2 May 2022

EU to extend Covid Certificate until June 2023

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs proposed to extend the current EU Digital Covid Certificate rules for travel until 30 June, 2023 to […]
2 May 2022

US tourists cause panic at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport by trying to smuggle a war ‘souvenir’

On Thursday April 28th, Israel‘s Ben Gurion International Airport had to be evacuated after an unexploded artillery shell was found in the luggage of American passengers. […]
29 April 2022

Top 5 luxury travel trends for 2022

Travelling comes in lots of different kinds and sizes. For some, it’s all about thrill-seeking adventures. For others, there’s nothing like a low-cost backpacking vacation. And […]
29 April 2022

Australia offers flights for €12 to encourage potential workers from the UK and Ireland

Australia is opening its doors for residents and citizens of the UK and Ireland for only €12. The scheme intends to encourage workers to visit the […]
29 April 2022

Some US airlines are offering options for people who don’t want to fly with unmasked passengers

Given that wearing a mask is no longer a requirement at US airports or during flights, some airlines have said they would be offering options, including […]
29 April 2022

SkyTeam Alliance temporarily suspends Russia’s Aeroflot

The suspension of Russian national carrier Aeroflot comes a week after the suspension of another Russian airline company, S7, from the Oneworld alliance. 1. Temporary decision […]
29 April 2022

Boeing lost 1.1 billion on Air Force One contract with Donald Trump

Boeing’s CEO regrets the deal his company signed with former President Donald Trump to produce new Air Force One aircraft. David Calhoun said “it was a […]
29 April 2022

How air pollution could destroy some of the most iconic locations

During the months of the pandemic, the levels of air pollution were considerably reduced in all cities of the world. Some of of those destinations shone […]
29 April 2022

8 out of 10 Europeans have contracted Covid-19, estimates the European Commission

The European Commission estimates that between 60 percent and 80 percent of the European Union’s population has already been infected with Covid-19 as member states enter […]
28 April 2022

Meet the 12 winners of the 15th Brussels Airport Aviation Awards

Brussels Airport Company continues its annual tradition of presenting the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. With these awards, Brussels Airport wants to honour those airlines and partners […]
28 April 2022

Thailand to lift more Covid-19 restrictions

On Friday April 22nd, authorities in Thailand announced that from May 1st the country will remove entry restrictions for vaccinated travelers. The move is an attempt […]
28 April 2022

Greece to lift several Covid-19 restrictions from May 1st

As of May, Greece will lift almost all measures against the coronavirus, including the mandatory display of the Covid passport indoors. On Wednesday April 13th, Health […]
28 April 2022

World Tourism Organization suspends Russia’s membership

The Russian Federation has been suspended from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), losing with immediate effect its rights and privileges as part of the United Nations […]
28 April 2022

This is the longest train journey in the world

Are you a fan of traveling by train? You’ll be delighted to know that as of December 2nd you can travel all the way from Portugal […]
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