Victoria Moores

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.

Articles
Air Uganda suspends operations 
Air Uganda has indefinitely suspended operations after the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) failed an ICAO audit and revoked its air operator’s certificate (AOC).
Nordic Aviation Capital seeks more aircraft 
Regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is considering another aircraft order and is struggling to keep pace with demand for ATR 72s.
ATR 72-600
ATR looking at denser cabin, potential re-engining 
ATR is considering increasing the seating density of its ATR 72-600 and is looking at a potential re-engining, while awaiting the go-ahead for its proposed 90-seat large turboprop (LTP).
Air Seychelles A330-200
Air Seychelles to start A320 operations 
Air Seychelles is planning to start Airbus A320 operations later this year, with a single aircraft, and is in codeshare talks with Air Austral and Air Madagascar.
Air Seychelles Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
Air Seychelles takes delivery of two Viking Twin Otters 
Air Seychelles has taken delivery of two new-build Twin Otters at the Farnborough Airshow, opting to keep its three older models—previously slated for replacement—in service.
The Bombardier team celebrates exceeding 500 CSeries commitments
Bombardier inks commitments for 12 more CSeries
Bombardier has inked tentative deals for a total of 12 CSeries aircraft from two unnamed customers at the Farnborough Airshow, taking it over 500 orders and commitments for the type.
Pratt & Whitney congratulates Bombardier on its 500th Q400 order
Nok Air converts purchase rights on two Q400s
Thai budget carrier Nok Air has firmed up purchase rights on two Bombardier Q400s, valued at $66 million, taking the program to over 500 orders.
ATW video: Air Seychelles takes delivery of its latest Viking Twin Otter at the Farnborough Airshow
ATW video: Air Seychelles takes delivery of its latest Viking Twin Otter at the Farnborough Airshow
Rolls-Royce sets timelines for A330neo engine
Rolls-Royce has detailed its timelines for the Trent 7000, the sole powerplant for the newly launched Airbus A330neo.
ATR and ALC executives
Air Lease buys seven ATR 72-600s
US lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC) has placed a firm order for seven ATR 72-600s, previously listed on ATR’s order book as undisclosed, for delivery in 2016.
Mitsubishi president and COO Teruaki Kawai and Air Mandalay principal Adam Htoon
Air Mandalay orders six MRJ90s
Myanmar regional carrier Air Mandalay has placed a firm order for six Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ90s and taken options on a further four aircraft, marking its first move into jet operations.
ATW video: Rolls-Royce Richard Goodhead Trent 7000 interview
On July 14, the A330neo was formally launched at the Farnborough Airshow. The twinjet will be powered by the Trent 7000 as the sole powerplant. ATW caught up with Rolls-Royce VP customer marketing, civil large engines, Richard Goodhead to learn more about the engine program.
ATR racks up 144 orders, 112 options in 1H
ATR has booked 144 firm orders and 112 options since January and is now aiming to beat its full-year record of 157 orders, which it set in 2011.
ATR CEO Patrick de Castelbajac and NAC CEO Martin Moller
Nordic Aviation Capital orders 25 ATR 42-600s, plus 50 options
Regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has placed a firm order for 25 ATR 42-600s, plus 50 options, which were previously listed as undisclosed on the manufacturer’s order book.
Rolls-Royce details Advance and UltraFan plans 
Rolls-Royce is planning to use a modified Trent XWB engine to demonstrate technologies for its new Advance engine, which should be available for commercial service from 2020.

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