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.

AirBaltic CEO Martin Gauss
AirBaltic mulls more CSeries after first arrival 
Latvian carrier airBaltic has celebrated the arrival of its first Bombardier CSeries 300 (CS300) and could potentially use the smaller CS100 for its turboprop replacement.
Gallery: ATW's exclusive photos of airBaltic CS300 unveiling in Riga

ATW presents exclusive photos of Bombardier CS300 operator airBaltic's unveiling in Riga.

Exclusive Video: AirBaltic unveils Bombardier CS300 in Riga

Bombardier delivered the first CS300 aircraft to launch operator airBaltic Nov. 28 and was unveiled in Riga Dec. 1. The CS300 is the larger variant of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft, which is designed to carry between 130 and 150 passengers in a two-class layout.

ANA Boeing 777-300ER
ANA, LOT Polish Airlines expand codeshare
Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) and LOT Polish Airlines have expanded their codeshare to cover some domestic services operated by ANA.
Lufthansa Airbus A321
Lufthansa pilot union demands real compromise 
Lufthansa’s pilots are holding out on a real compromise, as the airline grapples with six days of strike action that have triggered 4,461 flight cancellations.
Final assembly of Airbus’ first A330neo, an A330-900.
Airbus to cut 1,164 jobs under restructuring plan
Airbus has detailed plans to cut 1,164 jobs and transfer another 325 positions under the restructuring plan it announced at the end of September.
EAN broadband flight tests exceed expectations
Satellite specialist Inmarsat, telecommunications provider Deutsche Telekom, mobile phone company Nokia and airline technology firm Thales have completed a program of European Aviation Network (EAN) broadband test flights.
75 killed in Colombian charter crash
An Avro RJ85, operated by Latin American charter airline LaMia, crashed in Colombia Nov. 28, claiming the lives of 76 people on board.
Aircalin inks MOU for two A320neos, A330neos
Aircalin, a full-service airline based on the French Pacific island of New Caledonia, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire two Airbus A320neos and two A330-900s.
Recaro invests $14.3 million in new logistics center
Aircraft seating manufacturer Recaro has started construction of a new €13.5 million ($14.3 million) logistics center, located on the site of its German headquarters.
European airline association AEA closes down
European network carrier lobby group the Association of European Airlines (AEA) will close, effective immediately, after many members joined the new cross-industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E).
CityJet SSJ100
CityJet narrows full-year losses
Irish regional CityJet has cut its 2015 operating loss to €10 million ($10.6 million), down 66% from a €30.6 million loss in 2014.
Gogo adds North Atlantic Wi-Fi capacity
Inflight connectivity specialist Gogo is has secured capacity on the Intelsat 29e satellite, which will provide immediate broadband connectivity for flights over the North Atlantic.
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