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.

Report: 30% of Norway’s aviation fuel could be sustainable by 2030
Research commissioned by Norwegian airports operator Avinor has concluded that 30% of Norway’s aviation fuel could be sustainable by 2030, but this depends on available funding.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise completes AWAS acquisition
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has completed the acquisition of Ireland-based lessor AWAS, quadrupling its aircraft portfolio.
Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport kicks off $103 million investment program
Scotland’s Edinburgh Airport (EDI) has started construction work on a terminal building extension, as part of an £80 million ($103 million) investment program.
Report: Back-up battery pack source of seat fire on Lufthansa A380
Canadian investigators have revealed that a passenger power bank caught fire on a Lufthansa Airbus A380 after getting caught in an aircraft seat mechanism earlier this month.
Boeing 787 equipped with Trent 1000 TEN engines
EASA certifies Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine
UK aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has been granted full-flight certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its Boeing 787 Trent 1000 TEN engine.
AIM Integrated front-row furniture and seating in A330neo Airspace cabin
AIM Altitude, Thompson Aero Seating team up on Airbus seats
Aircraft seating specialists AIM Altitude and Thompson Aero Seating have joined forces for the first time as sister companies to offer business-class seating and cabin furniture for the Airbus A330neo Airspace cabin.
Aigle Azur names former L’Avion chief as CEO
French leisure airline Aigle Azur has appointed Frantz Yvelin as president and CEO, the executive who founded all-business airline L’Avion that was ultimately sold to British Airways (BA).
Rendering of Boeing 787 in El Al livery
El Al Israel Airlines details Boeing 787 cabin plans
El Al Israel Airlines is preparing to take delivery of its first Boeing 787, which will include ViaSat Wi-Fi, a new premium-economy cabin and lie-flat business-class seats supplied by Recaro.
London Stansted CEO Andrew Cowan
London Stansted and Manchester airports to swap CEOs
UK airports operator Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is rolling out a £1 billion ($1.3 billion) investment program and swapping the CEOs of Manchester and London Stansted airports into one another’s roles.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair adds more connecting flights
Irish LCC Ryanair has doubled its connecting flights at Milan Bergamo from 25 to 50 routes, marking the latest step in a wider expansion in Ryanair-to-Ryanair connections.
Enesco windmill
Four Dutch airports to go wind-powered
Four Dutch airports overseen by Royal Schiphol Group are to go wind-powered from 2018 under a 15-year agreement with sustainable energy supplier Eneco.
Schiphol and Gatwick detail large investment plans
Dutch airport Amsterdam Schiphol is pressing ahead with plans for a new pier and expanded terminal, while London Gatwick has announced it will invest £1.15 billion ($1.5 billion) to increase capacity over the next five years.
British Airways A380
IAG first 1H net profit rises 2.3%
International Airlines Group (IAG) has reported a first-half net income of €567 million ($664 million), up 2.3% from a €554 million profit in the year-ago period, despite strikes and major operational disruption from a power outage.
Inmarsat: Wi-Fi is a necessity, not a luxury
Research released by satellite communications provider Inmarsat shows growing demand for inflight Wi-Fi, with 60% of passengers regarding the service as “a necessity, not a luxury.”
Flybe Bombardier Dash 8-400
New Flybe CEO working on unit costs
UK regional airline Flybe has posted improvements to its first-quarter load factor and yield, but new CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener said further work is still needed.
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