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.

AIX 2017: Thales to automate new movie releases
Technology provider Thales is hoping to automate new movie releases on its AVANT inflight entertainment (IFE) system from around 2020 and to introduce live TV replay functionality by 2018.
EC approves Rockwell Collins’ acquisition of B/E Aerospace
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light for Iowa-based Rockwell Collins—which specializes in, among other areas, flight deck avionics and cabin electronics—to acquire cabin interior product supplier B/E Aerospace.
Airbus A330 in Level livery.
New IAG startup Level attracts strong bookings
International Airlines Group’s (IAG) new long-haul, low-cost airline Level has released its initial booking figures, totaling more than 100,000 since it opened sales March 17.
AirBaltic CS300
Jet Time chairman acquires 20% of airBaltic
Danish entrepreneur Lars Thuesen, who is 100% owner and chairman of Danish wet-lease operator Jet Time, has acquired 20% of airBaltic from German businessman Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes.
AIX 2017: Thales poised to announce full-suite IFEC customer
Technology provider Thales has signed a contract with an unnamed customer, covering its entire suite of inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) products, which should be made public by June.
STG Aerospace CEO Nigel Duncan
AIX 2017: STG Aerospace certifies square reading light
UK-based aircraft lighting specialist STG Aerospace has certified a square reading light and secured floor path lighting contracts with China Eastern Airlines and Icelandair.
Air Madagascar Boeing 767.
Air Madagascar, Air Austral sign strategic partnership MOU
Air Madagascar has signed a memorandum of understanding to create a strategic partnership with Reunion-based Air Austral, under a deal which is expected to be finalized by May 31.
Smiths Group completes Morpho Detection acquisition
UK security firm Smith Group has completed the acquisition of Safran’s US-based subsidiary Morpho Detection, combining two global providers of threat detection equipment.
Nigerian startup Green Africa Airways plans launch 
Nigerian startup Green Africa Airways has secured its air transport license and has started work toward an air operator’s certificate (AOC).
AIX 2017: Inmarsat predicts big pick-up in connectivity decisions
Inmarsat Aviation president Leo Mondale has predicted an acceleration in airline connectivity decisions, as the latest generation of inflight broadband comes online.
AIX 2017: SITA OnAir CEO says software has vital role in IFEC cutovers
As airlines struggle to harmonize their inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems across their fleets, software providers will be called upon to bridge the gap, SITA OnAir CEO David Lavorel said.
AIX 2017: Boeing offers 737 lie-flat seats
Boeing has revealed that it is already offering lie-flat business seats for the 737 in a move that is attracting a lot of airline interest.
AIX 2017: Boeing teams up with car seating specialist Adient
Boeing has teamed up with automotive interiors company Adient to explore a future aircraft seating partnership.
AIX 2017: Recaro to double Chinese seat production
Building on its record seat deliveries in 2016, German aircraft seating specialist Recaro Aircraft Seating is planning to double its Chinese production rates in 2017.
Airbus Interiors Services' "Day & Night" concept
AIX 2017: Airbus creates cabin upgrades subsidiary
Airbus has created Airbus Interiors Services (AIS) to perform commercial aircraft cabin upgrade work, as a revamp of its former Airbus Corporate Jet Center (ACJC) business.
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Apr 11, 2017

Munoz’s apology may not be enough

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