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31 January 2022

Brussels Airlines used all state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis

Brussels Airlines,  Belgium’s national carrier, used all Belgian state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis, declared Belgian Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem. The state aid was […]
31 January 2022

Belgium’s new passport to feature comic strips heroines and heroes

Belgium’s heroines and heroes of comic strips will be travelling the world stamped on the new Belgian passports. Described as “the jewels of our culture” by […]
31 January 2022

Slovakia certifies flying car as airworthy

1. Flying car AirCar, the duo mode car and aircraft developed by Klein Vision has received a transportation permit from the Slovak authorities, paving the way […]
31 January 2022

Will other EU countries follow Denmark’s Covid-19 breaking free?

1. Breaking free As of 1 February, Denmark will no longer impose Covid-19 restrictions, despite having registered a record number of 53,655 cases on Friday. The […]
28 January 2022

Research in 3 EU countries finds a high level of contamination in the vicinity of incinerators

New research  published this week by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) about incinerators in three countries – Spain, Czechia, and Lithuania – finds a high level of contamination in the […]
27 January 2022

Could your favourite city become Europe’s Best Destination 2022?

Have you chosen your favourite city for 2022? Until 10 February, you’ll be able to vote among 20 European cities selected by a Brussels-based organization — […]
27 January 2022

Blanket travel restrictions don’t work, says UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency World Health Organization (WHO) for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased.  Citing […]
27 January 2022

Ryanair to continue flying to Morocco despite rumours of permanent withdrawal

Rumours that Ryanair intends to permanently end operations in Morocco as of May seem to be false. At least for now. The media outlet Maghrib Intelligence […]
26 January 2022

Portugal creates Europe’s largest protected marine area

At the end of 2021, the Regional Government of Madeira announced the creation of the largest marine protected area with full protection in Europe and the […]
26 January 2022

Airbus’ iconic Beluga super transporters ready to serve global outsized-cargo demand

Airbus has launched a new air-cargo service using its unique BelugaST fleet to offer freight companies and other potential customers a solution to their outsized freight […]
26 January 2022

Why is Jakarta sinking?

Jakarta is among the several cities at risk of disappearing due to the sea-level rise and flooding. While the capital of Indonesia is no exception to […]
26 January 2022

Dutch tourist arrested for giving Nazi salute at the gates of Auschwitz

A 29-year-old Dutch tourist has been arrested and fined for making the Nazi salute at the gates of the Auschwitz Nazi extermination camp in Poland. The […]
26 January 2022

The last 7 years were the warmest on record

The last 7 years were the warmest on record and also the 7th consecutive year where the global temperature has been more than 1°C above pre-industrial […]
26 January 2022

What is the impact of Covid-19 on tourists’ sustainable travel behaviour?

Although consumers’ adoption of sustainable behaviour in tourism has been growing in the past years, research has shown that the global pandemic has driven more sustainable […]
25 January 2022

IATA urges governments to accelerate relaxation of travel restrictions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urges governments to accelerate relaxation of travel restrictions as Covid-19 continues to evolve from the pandemic to endemic stage. IATA […]
25 January 2022

Covid-19 tests for fully vaccinated travellers within the EU to be scrapped from 1 February

The Council today adopted a recommendation on a coordinated approach to facilitate safe free movement during the Covid-19 pandemic. This recommendation responds to the significant increase […]
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