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.

London Stansted gets go-ahead for more passengers
Local authorities have approved London Stansted Airport’s plans to increase passenger capacity to 43 million annually, allowing 23% growth from the current 35 million limit.
IATA developing App Store-like platform for tech providers
IATA hopes to simplify the relationship between airlines and technology providers with a platform similar to Apple’s App Store called Travel Grid.
Joon to offer child-bed ancillary product
Air France subsidiary Joon plans to offer a new ancillary product, where parents can pay to convert their children’s economy seats into a small bed and play area.
EAN ready for IFE launch with British Airways
Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat and telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom are poised for the European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight-connectivity service to go live with launch customer British Airways (BA), after an initial test phase planned for December.
Video: Swoop's Steven Greenway talks about fleet development, business model
ATW speaks with Steven Greenway, president of Canadian LCC Swoop, about the airline’s fleet development plans and its drive to change the business model through digital.
Video: IATA's Juan Iván Martín on Travel Grid project
ATW speaks with IATA head of innovation Juan Iván Martín about the Travel Grid project, which aims to use Blockchain technology to address industry fragmentation and create an 'App Store'-like platform, giving easier access to innovative technology suppliers.
Video: SAS' Lars Sandahl Sørensen talks about airlines' self-destructive tendencies, Wi-Fi
ATW’s Victoria Moores speaks with SAS deputy CEO & COO Lars Sandahl Sørensen about airlines' self-destructive tendencies and SAS' experimentation with various Wi-Fi business models.
Airlines on track for Jan. 1 CORSIA deadline
Panelists at the Aviation Carbon conference voiced confidence that airlines are ready to start monitoring and reporting their international flight emissions from Jan. 1, when the first stage of the ICAO Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) comes into force.
AirBaltic A220-300 (formerly Bombardier CS300)
AirBaltic eyes non-Baltic bases, nears decision on A220 options
Latvian carrier airBaltic is planning to open its first aircraft bases outside of the Baltics after 2020 and is nearing a decision on its Airbus A220 options.
Iberia moves from survival to growth mode; eyes Latin America
International Airlines Group’s (IAG) Iberia is moving out of survival mode and looking to Latin America as a key pillar of the Spanish flag carrier’s future strategy.
EU rejects suggestion of CORSIA resistance 
European Commission DG CLIMA adviser Damien Meadows has reiterated the European Union’s (EU) support for the ICAO Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), despite EU member states being required to file CORSIA legal differences by Dec. 1.
Aer Lingus A330-200
Aer Lingus to boost fleet for North American expansion
International Airlines Group’s (IAG) Irish airline Aer Lingus plans to nearly double its long-haul fleet from 17 to 30 aircraft by summer 2023, using the extra capacity to grow its North American presence.
Walsh: Qatar Airways ‘highly likely’ to leave oneworld
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh believes there is a real likelihood that the Qatar Airways’ CEO will follow up on his public statements and take the Doha-based carrier out of the oneworld global alliance.
Norwegian agrees to sell five Airbus A320neos
Norwegian Air Shuttle has agreed to sell five Airbus A320neos in a transaction expected to raise $62 million in liquidity.
Virgin Atlantic names former Finnair exec as EVP-commercial
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has named Finnair CCO Juha Järvinen as its new EVP-commercial, and appointed non-aviation industry executive Ash Jokhoo as SVP-technology.
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