Victoria Moores

European Editor/Bureau Chief,
Air Transport World

Victoria Moores joined Air Transport World as the new London-based European Editor/Bureau Chief on 18 June 2012. Victoria has 15 years’ aviation industry experience, spanning airline ground operations, analytical, journalism and communications roles.

Victoria began her aviation career in 1997, working in airline ground operations in the UK and Belgium for British Midland International. She returned to the UK in late 2001 and took on the role of operations analyst for Bombardier Flexjet Europe, gaining experience in the business aviation sector.

In 2003, she joined Reed Business Information as an aviation journalist for its Flightglobal titles. After six years writing for newswire Air Transport Intelligence, Victoria became Features Editor of Airline Business magazine in spring 2009.

Most recently Victoria was General Manager Communications for the Association of European Airlines (AEA), an industry body which represents the interests of 34 major European network carriers. In this role, she was responsible for directing the association’s media relations strategy.

Victoria holds an Air Transport MSc from Cranfield University and a business degree from The University of Derby.

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European aviation regulator EASA has warned that operators could be exceeding lithium battery limits in their portable inflight entertainment systems, or by storing too many backup batteries for cockpit portable electronic devices (PEDs).
Norwegian 787
Norwegian opens new UK headquarters
Low-cost airline Norwegian has opened a new UK headquarters by London Gatwick Airport, marking its first permanent workspace outside of Norway.
Pegasus Airlines A320neo
First CFM LEAP-1A-powered A320neo delivered to Pegasus
Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines.
EasyJet takes $53 million hit after Brexit
UK budget carrier easyJet has taken a £40 million ($52.5 million) currency hit because of the devaluation of the pound since the UK voted to leave the European Union, or Brexit, on June 23.
SriLankan Airlines A330-200
SriLankan Airlines seeks strategic investor
The Sri Lankan government has called for expressions of interest in the privatization of oneworld member SriLankan Airlines and its low-cost subsidiary, Mihin Lanka.
Wizz Air halves planned UK growth for 2H as a result of Brexit
Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air has halved its planned second-half growth in the UK as a “direct result” of the country’s recent vote to leave the European Union.
Wizz Air A320
Wizz Air posts 54.2% 1Q profit jump
Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air reported a first-quarter net income of €50.7 million ($56 million), up 54.2% from a €32.9 million profit in the year-ago period.
British Airways A320
British Airways cabin crew to vote on industrial action
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Nepalese regional carrier Tara Air has signed a purchase agreement for three Viking Twin Otter Series 400s.
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A large piece of aircraft debris, found just off the coast of Tanzania, is to be analyzed as part of the Malaysia Airlines MH370, a Boeing 777, accident investigation.
Rendering of POP Airbus A330-300
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Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300ER
Ethiopian Airlines signs parts manufacturing agreement
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with South African aerospace firm Aerosud Holdings to form an Ethiopia-based joint venture, which will manufacture aircraft parts for Airbus, Boeing and others.
CargoLogicAir receives second Boeing freighter
UK freight startup CargoLogicAir has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-8F at the Farnborough Airshow, joining its first aircraft, a 747-400F.
ALAFCO switches 10 Airbus A320neos to A321neos
Kuwaiti lessor Aviation Lease and Finance Co. (ALAFCO) has switched 10 of the Airbus A320neos it has on order for the larger A321neo.
Rendering of Aer Lingus A330-300
Aer Lingus converts options on two Airbus A330-300s
International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Irish carrier Aer Lingus, has converted two Airbus A330-300s options to firm orders.
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