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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.

25 January 2022

New “bullet” airplane to redefine what it means to fly in a private jet

A new bullet-shaped aircraft might become the next private jet within everyone’s reach. The Celera 500L is a six-person aircraft, capable of flying like a jet, […]
25 January 2022

Thailand to resume quarantine-free tourism from 1 February

From February 1st, Thailand will resume its plan to allow the entry of tourists without quarantine, which was suspended due to the appearance of the contagious […]
25 January 2022

Omicron could bring an end to the pandemic in Europe, says WHO

The Omicron variant of Covid-19, from which 60% of Europeans could be infected by March, could be the end of the pandemic in the region, the […]
24 January 2022

Seaplanes to fly between the capitals of the Canary Islands

On January 31st, Surcar Airlines, the first Spanish seaplane airline in the country, are carrying out their first test flight in the Canary Islands between the […]
24 January 2022

WTTC predicts a strong recovery of the European travel industry in 2022

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed bookings for intra-European travel over the Easter period have increased by more than 250%, while summer bookings […]
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

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 […]
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