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.

UAV Management: Unclogging Europe’s airspace 
Additional capacity could be created at Europe’s most congested airports by further optimizing separation times.
American asks investors to believe its wealth is sustainable 
Chairman and CEO Doug Parker is confident American will continue to produce annual profits averaging $5 billion. But will investors believe it?
EASA and FAA streamline certification processes
European air transport regulator EASA and its US counterpart the FAA have updated their aviation safety agreement, paving the way for simpler certifications.
Wizz Air A320-200
Wizz Air applies for UK AOC on Brexit preparations
Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has applied for a UK air operator’s certificate (AOC) to preserve its traffic rights as the UK prepares to leave the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
SAS A320neo
SAS delays launch of Irish unit
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has delayed the launch of its new Ireland-based operating unit until December 2017, citing aircraft delivery delays.
Embraer E190-E2
Embraer to deliver first E190-E2 in April 2018
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has confirmed it will deliver its first E190-E2 to Norwegian regional airline Widerøe, the type’s launch customer, in April 2018.
Etihad Airways A319
Etihad trials hand luggage-only fares
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is to trial a lower-fare hand luggage-only product this winter on two routes, Abu Dhabi-Bahrain and Abu Dhabi-Kuwait, as part of a wider strategy review.
Alitalia Airbus A330-200
Alitalia administrators receive seven binding offers
Administrators at Italian carrier Alitalia have confirmed they have received seven offers for the airline’s assets, following the expiration of the extended Oct. 16 bid deadline.
Wizz Air Airbus A320
Wizz Air sets up UK company
Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has established a UK company and is reviewing the process to acquire a local air operator’s certificate (AOC), as the UK prepares to leave the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
Virgin Hyperloop One
Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop 
Richard Branson and Virgin Group have invested in innovative mass-transit system Hyperloop One, under a global strategic partnership that will see the company rebrand as Virgin Hyperloop One.
EasyJet Airbus A319
EasyJet confirms Alitalia bid
UK LCC easyJet has confirmed it has submitted an expression of interest in troubled Italian flag carrier Alitalia, as parallel talks to acquire part of airberlin continue.
London Gatwick eyes drone applications 
London Gatwick Airport is considering using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for safety and security monitoring.
Aegean to add 18 new routes in 2018 
Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will add 18 international routes - including 11 new destinations - in 2018, as it seeks to strengthen its competitive position in both Greece and Europe.
Air Austral signs agreement to take 49% of Air Madagascar
Reunion-based Air Austral has finalized its equity joint venture with Air Madagascar, agreeing to take a 49% stake alongside the Madagascan government which will maintain a controlling 51% shareholding.
Iridium launches 10 flight-tracking satellites
Mobile satellite company Iridium Communications has launched 10 next-generation satellites that will be used for real-time flight tracking, giving air traffic controllers radar-like position data across 100% of their airspace.
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Basic economy is a success if it does NOT sell

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