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.

Recaro posts record year for aircraft seat deliveries
German aerospace equipment manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating delivered over 100,000 seats in 2016, setting a new record across its four production sites.
EASA updates on Galaxy Note 7 risk
European safety regulator EASA has withdrawn a safety bulletin that focused on the risks of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones, following their recall and deactivation.
Argentine ULCC startup Flybondi secures route rights
Argentine ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) startup Flybondi has been granted rights on 78 routes and has appointed former Wizz Air executive Mike Powell as interim CFO.
A4E gives first anniversary progress report 
Lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) has completed its first year of operations, bringing both successes and some ongoing frustrations.
Qatar Airways to reveal new business-class seat
Qatar Airways is set to unveil its new business-class seat at ITB Berlin on March 8.
Widerøe named as E190-E2 launch operator
Norwegian regional airline Widerøe will become the first airline to operate the Embraer E190-E2, when it receives its initial aircraft in the first half of 2018.
Europe working on ATC strike guidelines 
Europe’s airlines, air navigation service providers (ANSP) and regulators are working on a set of guidelines to minimize the impact of disruptive air traffic control (ATC) strikes.
Singapore Airlines commits to 20 777-9s, 19 787-10s
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has committed to 20 Boeing 777-9s and 19 787-10, in addition to its previous order for 30 787-10s.
Icelandair to hit top end of 2016 guidance
Icelandair is expecting to report a full-year EBITDA at the top end of its $210-$220 million revised guidance, but has warned that EBITDA will drop to $140-$150 million in 2017 because of volatile market conditions.
UK government details Heathrow third runway conditions
The UK government has told London Heathrow Airport to improve domestic connectivity and offset the social impact of its planned third runway as part of a bid to secure planning permission.
Wizz Air A321
Wizz Air considers UK AOC
Central and Eastern European low-cost carrier (LCC) Wizz Air is considering whether it should set up a UK air operator’s certificate (AOC) in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
Tech firms complete volcanic ash detection ground tests
Technology firm Elbit Systems and Norway’s Nicarnica Aviation have performed ground trials on a new system, aimed at detecting volcanic ash up to 100 km ahead of an aircraft.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair expands in Italy and Spain
This winter, Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair will expand by 10% at Barcelona, 12% in Madrid and 54% at Milan Malpensa, as it continues an aggressive growth strategy.
Intelsat 33e satellite enters service
The Intelsat 33e satellite has successfully completed in-orbit testing and entered service on Jan. 29, providing enterprise-grade connectivity for aviation.
Interview: airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss 
AirBaltic aims to become the reference carrier for the Baltic region, strengthening its operations from the neighboring countries of Estonia and Lithuania.
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