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Direct route

Direct route. In recent years, some airlines started offering flights they claim to be a ‘more direct route”. For example in Australia, where almost all international destinations mean a long-haul flight, this might have looked like a perfect marketing campaign for those airlines. But is it? What is a “more direct route”? A more direct …

Welcome to 2023

Welcome to 2023! After a few weeks of pause, I charged my batteries, and I am ready to bring you more videos and articles about the wonderful world of aviation and tourism. I have a few surprises and a big announcement, so come with me and find out what 2023 will bring at Updated Words. …

Japan welcomes tourists back

Japan welcomes tourists back. After a long period of restrictions due to Covid, Japan has finally eased their 50,000 visitors a day cap and visa requirements. According to an article from Australian Aviation, visitors can now travel to Japan without the visa requirement. This requirement meant that if you wanted to travel to Japan, you …

Bonza gets its second 737 Max

Bonza gets its second 737 Max and gets one step closer to the big launch. The airline was supposed to start its operations in the second quarter of 2022, but it had to postpone it to the end of the year. According to an article published by Australian Aviation on the 3rd of September, the …

More SAF for BA

More SAF for BA and Aer Lingus. International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of both British Airways and Aer Lingus have signed a multi-year agreement with American sustainable fuel company Aemetis, for the supply of SAF in flights departing from San Francisco. According to British Airways, AIG will purchase a total of 78,400 tonnes …

A new climate coalition

A new climate coalition has emerged between the American Government and the World Economic Forum in an effort to accelerate clean technologies and reduce carbon emissions. American plane manufacturer Boeing will be representing the aviation industry in this new Coalition. The company has been committed to this cause for some time and this is another …

Brisbane Airport sets its target zero

Brisbane Airport sets its target zero to 2025. This is a massive effort to achieve zero emissions and get aviation a green future. According to an Australian Aviation  article, Brisbane Airport has sped up its zero emissions target by 25 years. The initial plan was to meet that target by 2050. According to the article, …

Not the big polluters

Not the big polluters. When we talk about carbon emissions and carbon footprint, a lot of people have the misconception that aviation would be right on top of the big polluters. I can understand why that happens, we know planes consume a lot of fuel, and that translates into carbon dioxide. Well, that is not …