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.

8 November 2022

Redesigned Airbus A320 becomes hydrogen aviation research lab in Hamburg

A decommissioned Airbus A320 is being given a new life as Lufthansa Technik’s Hydrogen Aviation Lab, Hamburg’s new field laboratory for testing maintenance and ground processes […]
7 November 2022

Belgium launches platform to help boost biodiversity preservation efforts

Belgian ministers holding responsibility for the environment have launched a new platform called the Belgian Alliance for Diversity. Its goal is to increase awareness of all […]
7 November 2022

Why is Flanders a key energy player?

Flanders is determined to lead the green transition and to become a hub of research and innovation shaping Europe’s low-carbon future. The region’s noticeable investment on […]
7 November 2022

Jamaica urges visitors to ‘come back to life’ after three years of crises

Jamaica’s tourist board is launching an initiative inviting holidaymakers to return to the island after the “overlapping crises of the past three years”. Their Come Back to […]
7 November 2022

Fears over falling Chinese rocket close Spanish airspace

Spanish airspace over Catalonia and three other regions was closed briefly on Friday due to the risk posed by space debris falling to Earth. China launched […]
7 November 2022

Heathrow strikes threaten World Cup flights

Industrial action by Heathrow ground support staff will coincide with both Thanksgiving and the run up to the World Cup in Qatar later this month. Around […]
7 November 2022

Jet2 plane performs “emergency” landing in Bilbao to let passengers go to toilets

On Thursday November 3rd a plane of British company Jet2 had to make an emergency landing in Bilbao, Spain, so that passengers could go to the […]
7 November 2022

Germany introduces €49 travel ticket and caps gas and electricity prices to help lower energy costs

On Wednesday November 2nd, Germany‘s federal government and the 16 states reached an agreement on a number of measures meant to ease the high energy costs […]
7 November 2022

Hundreds of climate activists block private jets at Amsterdam Schiphol

Hundreds of climate activists were arrested on Saturday November 5th at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport after they jumped over fences and occupied a parking area for private […]
4 November 2022

Flights and public transport disrupted in Belgium on Wednesday due to national strike

Trade unions in Belgium have called for another day of national strike on Wednesday, 9 November. As a result, public transport across the country, as well […]
4 November 2022

What is the impact of online travel agencies in Europe?

While the traditional travel agency became obsolete with the establishment of the digital world, online travel agencies (OTAs) in Europe are playing an important function in […]
3 November 2022

How US tourists spent their summer holidays in Spain

Mabrian, a tourism intelligence company, has published a new study called ‘The impact of American tourists in Spain’, which collects and analyses data relating to the […]
3 November 2022

National rail strikes to disrupt UK services 4-11 November

Heavy disruptions are expected across the UK over the next week, as several national rail strikes are planned form 4 to 10 November. According to Independent, […]
3 November 2022

Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide high-speed internet on commercial flights

Aircraft around the world will soon experience SpaceX‘s unique, high-speed satellite internet, Starlink. 1. Starlink Aviation Following the success of Starlink, developing low-latency broadband internet to meet the demand […]
2 November 2022

Convenience is passengers’ top priority after pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the results of its 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), registering over 10,000 responses from 222 countries, which shows […]
2 November 2022

Scotland to Europe ferry link set to restart operations in 2023

The city of Bruges has officially confirmed the reopening of the ferry link between Zeebrugge (West Flanders, Belgium) and the port of Rosyth, Scotland, from 2023. […]