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.

Alitalia Boeing 777-200
Alitalia works on next steps after proposal deadline passes
The deadline for proposals for the future of troubled Italian carrier Alitalia has passed and the airline’s administrators are regrouping to confirm the next steps.
Modular aircraft carpet supplier prepares for growth 
Sky-Tiles can be replaced in pieces averaging 26 inches long, vs. 10 feet or more for traditional aircraft carpet that is damaged or worn out.
Europe’s aviation landscape changes, but is no easier 
Uncertainty hangs over Europe as the headwinds of Brexit, terrorism, declining yields and ongoing labor battles pummel the industry.
Middle East and Africa airlines battle setbacks old and new 
Growth of the three major Gulf carriers has continued. But even Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways have seen clouds on the horizon over the past year.
UK government calls for views on post-Brexit aviation strategy
The UK government is to develop a new aviation strategy for the next three decades to 2050 and beyond, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
Study uncovers cultural tensions at Air France-KLM
Air France-KLM has admitted there is room for improvement, after a research report exposed a cultural rift between the Dutch and French sides of the group.
British Airways Boeing 777-200
British Airways cabin crew extend strike to four weeks
British Airways (BA) cabin crew has announced a further 14-day strike, to follow immediately on the heels of the current 14-day walkout.
Air France names Boost airline ‘Joon’
French Skyteam carrier Air France has christened its new lower-cost airline, which was previously known as the Boost project, as ‘Joon’ and named Jean-Michel Mathieu as CEO.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
O’Leary: Replicating Ryanair elsewhere would be a mistake 
An attempt to re-create Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair’s model in another market would be “one of the greatest mistakes we could make,” according to Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary.
Norwegian Boeing 737 MAX on takeoff roll.
Norwegian performs first transatlantic 737 MAX flight
Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian has performed its first commercial transatlantic flights using the Boeing 737 MAX, with two aircraft now in revenue service.
EASA executive director Patrick Ky and CAAS director general Kevin Shum
EASA and Singapore partner on airworthiness certification
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have signed a “working arrangement on airworthiness certification” (WA-AC), agreeing to recognize one another’s certifications.
Air France A320
Air France secures pilot backing for Boost
French Skyteam member Air France is expecting to formally sign an agreement with its pilots July 17, paving the way for the launch of its Boost new airline project in fall 2017.
EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall to step down
UK low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that Carolyn McCall will step down as CEO around the end of 2017 to lead UK television company ITV.
Emirates and flydubai join forces ​
Dubai-based Emirates Airline and local low-cost carrier (LCC) flydubai have announced an “extensive partnership agreement,” including network and schedule coordination, although they will continue to be managed independently.
Rootliep named as new KLM Cityhopper CEO
Dutch carrier KLM has announced that Warner Rootliep, who is currently KLM general manager Great Britain & Ireland, will be the next CEO of regional airline KLM Cityhopper.
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Jul 21, 2017

Joon know your target audience? ​

Air France has finally given birth to new lower-cost airline Joon, but is the baby too genetically similar to its elderly parent to appeal to millennials?...More
Jul 7, 2017

Wait-and-see approach is still best on new US security requirements

The foundation is in place for the new standards to be problematic for airlines down the road....More
Jul 7, 2017

​Make it easy; make it different

More and more passengers are looking for ‘business as unusual’ from companies. They want their experience to be easy, different, human…and cheap....More
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