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.

Vueling A320
Vueling chief named as next British Airways CEO
International Airlines Group (IAG) has named Vueling CEO Alex Cruz as the next chairman and CEO of British Airways (BA), succeeding Keith Williams who will retire April 2016.
Rendering of A330-200 in Iberia livery
IAG converts options on four Airbus A330s, 15 A320neos
International Airlines Group (IAG) has converted options on two Airbus A330-300s for Aer Lingus, two A330-200s for Iberia and 15 A320neos for use across the group.
737 MAX
Korean Air finalizes order for 30 Boeing 737 MAXs, two 777-300ERs
Korean Air has finalized an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAXs and two 777-300ERs, with a list value of nearly $4 billion, firming up the commitment it made during the Paris Air Show in June.
Finnair A330-300
Finnair finalizes Flybe Nordic sale
Finnair has finalized a deal to sell 60% of Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra), formerly known as Flybe Nordic, to Finnish investors StaffPoint Holding and Kilco Oy for €1 ($1.09).
AirBaltic Boeing 737-300
Latvia agrees to sell 20% of airBaltic 
Latvia has approved plans to sell 20% of airBaltic to German businessman Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes for €52 million ($57 million) and agreed to invest a further €80 million in the airline directly.
Rendering of A321neo in Wizz Air livery
Wizz Air shareholders approve order for 110 Airbus A321neos
Wizz Air’s shareholders have approved the proposed purchase of 110 Airbus A321neos from Airbus during a general meeting held on Nov. 3.
TNT Express 737
Possible buyer emerges for TNT Express airline activities
Belgian maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), which is a 51% shareholder in Dublin-based ASL Aviation Group, has registered an interest in taking on TNT Express’ airline activities.
Virgin Australia aircraft
Australia may reauthorize Virgin Australia-Etihad Airways tie-up
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking feedback on its tentative decision to reauthorize Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways’ commercial cooperation.
EASA: No plans to change Sinai guidance after Metrojet crash
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has no plans to change its safety guidance for the Sinai region following the crash of a Metrojet Airbus A321 on Oct. 31.
Kogalymavia's Metrojet A321 stock photo
Metrojet crash over Sinai is third Airbus A321-200 hull loss
The Oct. 31 crash of Metrojet flight 9268, now confirmed by Airbus, was only the third hull loss of an Airbus A321-200 and the worst accident so far involving the type.
Metrojet Airbus A321 crashes in Egypt
A Metrojet-branded Airbus A321, operated by Russian carrier Kogalymavia, has crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shortly after take-off from Sharm el-Sheikh airport on Oct. 31.
Interview - EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall 
CEO Carolyn McCall discusses easyJet's technology advances, such as drone MRO inspections and ash cloud detection, to improve air travel.
Air France tails
Air France-KLM posts sharp 3Q net profit increase
Air France-KLM Group has reported a third-quarter net income of €480 million ($529.6 million), up from a €86 million in the year-ago period, due to strong summer trading.
Icelandair Boeing 757-200
Icelandair increases 2015 profit outlook 1
Icelandair is now expecting to deliver a full-year EBITDA of $210-$215 million, compared with its original $160-$165 million guidance, due to higher revenues and lower fuel and maintenance costs.
El Al Israel Airlines to take up to 15 Boeing 787s
El Al Israel Airlines has signed a firm order for three Boeing 787s, is finalizing a contract for another six direct from the manufacturer, and will lease a further six of the type.
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