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.

Jambojet Q400
Ilyushin Finance firms one Bombardier Q400 for Jambojet
Moscow-based lessor Ilyushin Finance (IFC) has converted a Bombardier Q400 option into a firm order, taking its order to two of the type, to be placed with Kenya Airways low-cost subsidiary Jambojet.
Oslo Airport completes expansion, increases capacity to 32 million
Norway’s Oslo Airport operator Avinor has completed a NOK14 billion ($1.6 billion) expansion, nearly doubling terminal capacity.
Norwegian Boeing 787-8
Norwegian posts $173.9 million 1Q loss
Low-cost carrier Norwegian’s first-quarter net loss was NOK1.5 billion ($173.9 million), widened 86% from a NOK800.1 million loss in the year-ago period.
Shenzhen Airlines A320
Shenzhen Airlines evaluates connectivity options
China’s Shenzhen Airlines is about to kick off a working trial of Inmarsat and Cobham’s flight deck connectivity product, SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), on its Airbus A320 fleet.
WOW Air A320neo
WOW Air takes delivery of first Airbus A320neo
Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW Air has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, sourced from US lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC).
CS100 at London City Airport
Bombardier CSeries 100 secures steep approach clearance
Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will be the first carrier to operate the Bombardier CSeries CS100 into London City Airport (LCY), after the variant was granted steep approach certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada.
Interview: Finnair CEO put airline into growth mode 
Finnair is planning to double its Asian capacity by 2018, drawing on Helsinki’s 30- to 35-minute minimum connecting times.
Cabin, entertainment, passenger comfort gains highlight Interiors Expo 
The 2017 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) brought together airlines and supply chains to reveal the latest innovations, technologies and products for cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort.
Lufthansa Systems BoardConnect Portable IFE
SpiceJet selects BoardConnect Portable IFE
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to equip its fleet with Lufthansa Systems’ BoardConnect Portable inflight entertainment (IFE) and e-commerce platform.
Norwegian Boeing 787-8
London-Singapore unveiled as Norwegian UK’s first route
Norwegian is continuing its controversial long-haul expansion with the addition of a London Gatwick-Singapore long-haul low-cost route, operated by its new UK airline.
Former American Airlines CCO to advise Nigerian startup
Nigerian startup Green Africa Airways has appointed former American Airlines CCO Virasb Vahidi as a senior executive advisor.
Wow Air Airbus A321
WOW Air to operate 24 aircraft by 2019
Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW Air has detailed plans to add seven more aircraft, growing its all-Airbus fleet from 17 to 24 by end of 2018.
Flybe Bombardier Dash 8-400
Flybe seeks new CFO
UK regional airline Flybe is seeking a new CFO after the resignation of Philip de Klerk.
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER
Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic expand codeshare
Indian carrier Jet Airways and UK long-haul operator Virgin Atlantic Airways have added nine new US destinations to the codeshare they began in 2009.
Zodiac blames Safran talks for results delay
French aircraft equipment company Zodiac Aerospace has pushed back the publication of its interim results because of the extra workload created by an acquisition bid from high-technology group Safran.
Blogs & Commentary
Apr 19, 2017

Flying long haul with Norwegian

Norwegian’s long-haul expansion has made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, but is the product any good? The simple answer is yes, but....More
Apr 14, 2017

US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....More
Apr 11, 2017

Munoz’s apology may not be enough

Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures....More
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