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.

Interview: Finnair CEO put airline into growth mode 
Finnair is planning to double its Asian capacity by 2018, drawing on Helsinki’s 30- to 35-minute minimum connecting times.
Cabin, entertainment, passenger comfort gains highlight Interiors Expo 
The 2017 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) brought together airlines and supply chains to reveal the latest innovations, technologies and products for cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort.
Lufthansa Systems BoardConnect Portable IFE
SpiceJet selects BoardConnect Portable IFE
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to equip its fleet with Lufthansa Systems’ BoardConnect Portable inflight entertainment (IFE) and e-commerce platform.
Norwegian Boeing 787-8
London-Singapore unveiled as Norwegian UK’s first route
Norwegian is continuing its controversial long-haul expansion with the addition of a London Gatwick-Singapore long-haul low-cost route, operated by its new UK airline.
Former American Airlines CCO to advise Nigerian startup
Nigerian startup Green Africa Airways has appointed former American Airlines CCO Virasb Vahidi as a senior executive advisor.
Wow Air Airbus A321
WOW Air to operate 24 aircraft by 2019
Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW Air has detailed plans to add seven more aircraft, growing its all-Airbus fleet from 17 to 24 by end of 2018.
Flybe Bombardier Dash 8-400
Flybe seeks new CFO
UK regional airline Flybe is seeking a new CFO after the resignation of Philip de Klerk.
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER
Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic expand codeshare
Indian carrier Jet Airways and UK long-haul operator Virgin Atlantic Airways have added nine new US destinations to the codeshare they began in 2009.
Zodiac blames Safran talks for results delay
French aircraft equipment company Zodiac Aerospace has pushed back the publication of its interim results because of the extra workload created by an acquisition bid from high-technology group Safran.
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800
Malaysia Airlines first to sign up for global flight tracking
Malaysia Airlines has become the first customer to sign up for SITAONAIR, Aireon and FlightAware’s global flight tracking service, designed to prevent incidents similar to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370.
AIX 2017: Thales to automate new movie releases
Technology provider Thales is hoping to automate new movie releases on its AVANT inflight entertainment (IFE) system from around 2020 and to introduce live TV replay functionality by 2018.
EC approves Rockwell Collins’ acquisition of B/E Aerospace
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light for Iowa-based Rockwell Collins—which specializes in, among other areas, flight deck avionics and cabin electronics—to acquire cabin interior product supplier B/E Aerospace.
Airbus A330 in Level livery.
New IAG startup Level attracts strong bookings
International Airlines Group’s (IAG) new long-haul, low-cost airline Level has released its initial booking figures, totaling more than 100,000 since it opened sales March 17.
AirBaltic CS300
Jet Time chairman acquires 20% of airBaltic
Danish entrepreneur Lars Thuesen, who is 100% owner and chairman of Danish wet-lease operator Jet Time, has acquired 20% of airBaltic from German businessman Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes.
AIX 2017: Thales poised to announce full-suite IFEC customer
Technology provider Thales has signed a contract with an unnamed customer, covering its entire suite of inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) products, which should be made public by June.
Blogs & Commentary
Apr 19, 2017

Flying long haul with Norwegian

Norwegian’s long-haul expansion has made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, but is the product any good? The simple answer is yes, but....More
Apr 14, 2017

US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....More
Apr 11, 2017

Munoz’s apology may not be enough

Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures....More
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