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.

Wizz Air A320
Wizz Air braces for fleet ramp-up pains 
Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air is preparing to increase its fleet to 122 aircraft by 2020, up from 85, but this rapid growth is putting pressure on its maintenance resources.
Eurowings Airbus A320
Eurowings asks passengers to vote on potential new routes
German LCC Eurowings is linking up passenger engagement with its route development strategy by asking customers to vote for the route they want the airline to fly.
China Eastern and Delta complete Air France-KLM buy-in
SkyTeam members Air France, Delta Air Lines and China Eastern Airlines have completed a series of share transactions aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership.
EasyJet A320neo
EasyJet prepares for fleet changes 
UK LCC easyJet is bracing for a busy winter, transitioning aircraft to its Austrian air operator’s certificate (AOC), growing its A320neo fleet and phasing out 30 of its Airbus A319s.
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Renderings of MAX 8 and -9 in Icelandair livery
Icelandair seeks MRO partners ahead of Boeing 737 MAX arrival 
Icelandair is preparing to start taking delivery of 16 Boeing 737 MAXs in 2017 and is seeking maintenance suppliers to support the changeover.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair reports September traffic up 10% despite cancellations
Ryanair has posted a 10% increase in traffic for September, despite high-profile crewing problems that have forced the Irish LCC to cancel thousands of flights.
Lithuania’s Small Planet Airlines secures Cambodian AOC
Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has obtained a Cambodian air operator’s certificate (AOC) to help counter European market seasonality.
EasyJet testing intranet-based IFE as part of innovation push
UK LCC easyJet is set to trial onboard intranet-based IFE, supplied by Barcelona-headquartered technology firm Immfly, from this fall and is evaluating Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN) for future full Wi-Fi connectivity.
Chinese firm acquires stake in Acro Aircraft Seating
Chinese seating manufacturer Zhejiang Science and Technology Investment Company (ZTC) has paid £55 million ($73.7 million) to acquire a stake in UK-based Acro Aircraft Seating previously held by private equity firm BGF.
Alitalia Airbus A330-200
Ryanair no longer in the running for Alitalia
Irish LCC Ryanair has said it is no longer interested in acquiring part of Italian flag carrier Alitalia, as it instead focuses on its own pilot crewing crisis.
Etihad Boeing 787-9
Etihad names Tony Douglas as group CEO
Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways has named UK Ministry of Defense executive Tony Douglas as group CEO, succeeding James Hogan in the role.
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