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.

Mauritania Airlines orders one Boeing 737 MAX 8
Mauritania Airlines today announced an order for one 737 MAX 8 at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Wizz Air signing
Wizz Air orders 10 more Airbus A321ceos
Central and Eastern European ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Wizz Air has placed an order for 10 Airbus A321ceos, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, for delivery in 2018-19.
Ethiopian Airlines orders 10 more A350s, 737 MAX 8s
Rapidly expanding African carrier Ethiopian Airlines has placed a follow-on order for 10 Rolls-Royce powered Airbus A350-900s, which were previously listed as undisclosed on Airbus’ order book.
Rendering of A320neo in Viva Air livery
Viva Air signs MOU for 50 A320s
Latin American low-cost carrier (LCC) group Viva Air signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Airbus for 35 A320neos and 15 A320ceos.
China’s Okay Airways, lessor ACG join MAX 10 launch customer group
China’s Okay Airways placed a firm order for 15 737 Boeing MAX aircraft, including eight MAX 10s, as Boeing continued to rack up commitments for the MAX at the Paris Air Show.
GECAS places firm order for 100 A320neos
Aircraft lessor GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has placed a firm order for 100 more Airbus A320neo family aircraft, which will be delivered in 2020 to 2024.
Monarch Airlines firms options on 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8s
UK leisure carrier Monarch Airlines has firmed options on a further 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.7 billion at current list prices, and signed a support joint venture with Boeing.
Rendering of 737 MAX 10 in SpiceJet livery.
India’s SpiceJet to take 40 Boeing 737 MAX 10s
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) covering 40 Boeing 737 MAX 10s, although 20 of these are conversions from an existing MAX 8 order.
Boeing to do three 767 freight conversions for UPS
Atlanta-headquartered freight giant UPS has signed an agreement with Boeing, covering passenger to freight conversions on three Boeing 767s it recently acquired.
AerCap places firm order for 30 Boeing 787-9s
Dublin-based aircraft lessor AerCap has placed a firm order for 30 Boeing 787-9s, valued at $8.1 billion at list prices.
Alitalia A319
EasyJet confirms interest in Alitalia
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has confirmed it is among the parties that have expressed an interest in troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia, which is separately facing strike disruption June 17.
Gallery: Exclusive photos of easyJet's A320neo first delivery

UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has received its first Airbus A320neo, kicking off deliveries from an order for 130 of the re-engined twinjets. With the June 14 handover, easyJet became the 25th A320neo operator. Exclusive photos by ATW's European bureau chief Victoria Moores

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