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.

UK cargo startup CargoLogicAir eyes launch 
UK startup carrier CargoLogicAir (CLA) is preparing to launch all-cargo services after its first Boeing 747-400 freighter, on lease from Aircastle, rolled out of the paint shop on Nov. 6.
Adria Airways A320
Adria Airways eyes fleet growth; closes in on privatization 
Adria Airways is considering adding two more aircraft to its fleet, as the Slovenian government prepares to enter exclusive negotiations for its 91.58% stake in the carrier.
EASA and FAA certify Airbus A320neo 1
Airbus has secured joint EASA and FAA type certification for its Pratt & Whitney-powered A320neo, marking a major milestone for the variant’s entry into service.
Rendering of 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 in BOC Aviation livery
BOC Aviation orders 22 Boeing 737s
Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has placed an order for 11 CFM 56-powered Boeing 737-800s and 11 LEAP-1B-powered 737 MAX 8s, scheduled for delivery between 2018 and 2021.
EVA Air chairman K.W. Chang and Boeing's Ray Conner
EVA Airways finalizes order for up to 24 Boeing 787-10s, two 777-300ERs
Taiwanese carrier EVA Airways has finalized an order for up to 24 GEnx-1B-powered Boeing 787-10s and two GE90-115B-powered 777-300ERs, valued at more than $8 billion at current list prices.
IAG open to LCC tie-ups, further acquisitions 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh is open to further airline acquisitions and low-cost carrier partnerships, he told delegates at the UK Aviation Conference 2015.
Hainan Airlines 767-300
European Union approves HNA Group’s Swissport acquisition
The European Commission has given the go-ahead for Hainan Airlines’ parent HNA Group to acquire 100% of European ground handling company Swissport.
EasyJet A320
EasyJet CEO: Lufthansa partnership not a top priority
EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall has acknowledged an approach from Lufthansa about a potential partnership, which she believes will be one of many.
Nordic Aviation Capital names Søren Overgaard as CEO
Turboprop leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has named Søren Overgaard as its new CEO, effective immediately, succeeding Kim Graven-Nielsen.
EasyJet A320 in new livery
EasyJet takes 30 A320neo purchase rights; looks 'seriously' at A321s
EasyJet has secured purchase rights for a further 30 Airbus A320neos and is seriously evaluating A321s, which would mark its first order for the larger twinjet.
EasyJet posts $833 million full-year net profit
EasyJet has reported a full-year net income of £548 million ($833 million) for the year to September 2015, 21.8% higher than its £450 million profit for 2013-14, following a “solid winter” and a “very strong” summer performance.
EasyJet A320
EasyJet orders six more A320ceos and 30 A320neos
​EasyJet has placed a follow-on order for six CFM-powered A320ceos and 30 A320neos, cementing its position as the world’s fourth largest A320 family operator.
UN allocates radio spectrum for global flight tracking 1
A United Nations (UN) agency has designated the 1087.7-1092.3 MHz frequency band for worldwide Earth-to-space aircraft tracking, following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
KLM 787-9
KLM receives its first Boeing 787
KLM took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 on Nov. 14, an aircraft leased from Aercap which will initially be operated on its Amsterdam-Abu Dhabi-Bahrain service.
ATW EXCLUSIVE: New airBaltic investor sees carrier as 'unique opportunity' 
German businessman Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes has described his 20% investment in Latvian carrier airBaltic, as a “unique business opportunity.”
Blogs & Commentary
Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN? 3

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
ATW On-Location

ATW On-Location Dubai Air Show coverage

sponsored by

View ATW On-Location from the Paris Air Show and other events