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.

Articles by Victoria Moores
Bombardier Q400
Undisclosed airline orders two Bombardier Q400s
An undisclosed Middle East/African operator has inked a firm order for two Bombardier Q400s, valued at $62 million at current list prices.
STG Aerospace seeks further certifications after Arkefly deal
STG Aerospace is hoping to certify its retrofit ambient lighting system for the Airbus A320 family and Boeing 757 by the end of this year, after securing Dutch charter airline Arkefly as its launch customer on the Boeing 737-800.
Kulula Boeing 737-800
Kenya Airways and kulula ink codeshare
Comair low-cost subsidiary kulula has signed its first codeshare agreement, with Kenya Airways, firming up plans revealed by ATW at the beginning of April.
FlySafair Boeing 737-400
South African startup FlySafair secures license
South African low-cost carrier FlySafair has been granted a domestic air service license after rivals blocked its planned October 2013 launch at the last minute on ownership grounds.
EasyJet Airbus A319
EasyJet, airBaltic lift PED restrictions
EasyJet and airBaltic have become the latest European carriers to allow passengers to use personal electronic devices (PEDs) throughout all phases of flight.
Flybe Embraer E-195
Flybe taps Cabot Aviation to place excess E-195s 1
Flybe, which is undergoing a wide-ranging restructuring, has brought in Cabot Aviation to place five of its Embraer E-195LRs.
TAP Portugal A350-900
TAP Portugal may need more Airbus A350s 
TAP Portugal—which has 12 Airbus A350-900s and two firmed options on order—may need up to seven more aircraft for its fleet renewal and growth.
Thales to close LiveTV acquisition this summer 
Thales is aiming to close its $400 million acquisition of JetBlue’s LiveTV subsidiary this summer, but Thales Avionics CEO Dominique Giannoni is remaining tight-lipped on other potential acquisitions.
Stobart Air mulls firming ATR options 
Stobart Air, formerly known as Aer Arann, is considering whether to exercise its four ATR options after securing a new franchise contract with UK regional carrier Flybe.
Teague: Ditch ‘economy class’ for ‘connectivity class’
Airlines should rethink their cabin branding, replacing economy class with “connectivity class” or “cinema class,” according to Teague principal brand strategist Devin Liddell.
Airbus A380
Airbus unable to display A380 11-abreast seat mock-up in Hamburg
Airbus was unable to display its planned design for 11-abreast seating on its A380 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, despite indicating that a cabin mock-up would be there as recently as last week.
Flydubai Boeing 737-800 tails
Flydubai pushes ahead with business class roll-out 
Flydubai is progressing with the roll-out of business class across its Boeing 737 fleet, although seven of its aircraft will not be equipped with the new 12/162 configuration ahead of their retirement in two to three years.
Fastjet Airbus A319
Fastjet plans to raise another $18.4 million; easyGroup among investors
African budget carrier Fastjet has detailed plans to raise at least another £11 million ($18.4 million) through the issue of 687.5 million new shares by April 15, as it struggles to gain momentum and stem losses from its legacy Fly540 regional operations.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair to open new bases in Germany, Poland
Ryanair has detailed plans to add Cologne as its fifth German base and open two more Polish bases at Warsaw-Modlin and Gdansk.
Rendering of Thales’ Immersive Business Class Seat
Thales unveils concept seat, voice control next hurdle
Thales has unveiled a prototype of its “Immersive Business Class Seat,” developed in partnership with BE Aerospace and BMW Design Works, at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.

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