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.

Inboard section of outboard flap (inverted)
ATSB: Flap section found in Tanzania is from MH370
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has confirmed that a large piece of aircraft debris, found just off the coast of Tanzania in June, is from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed in 2014 while operating as MH370.
Hong Kong Airlines A330-300
Hong Kong Airlines orders nine more Airbus A330s
China's Hong Kong Airlines has confirmed an order for nine more Airbus A330-300s, which it will operate to a range of destinations in Asia and beyond.
Ryanair 737-800
French national strike triggers ATC disruption
Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has canceled nearly 100 flights in response to a two-day French national strike, which could include the country’s air traffic controllers.
Arik Air A330-200
Arik Air resumes flights after insurance glitch grounding
Nigerian’s largest airline Arik Air has resumed operations after being temporarily grounded Sept. 13-14 because of an administrative problem with its insurance policy.
Europe cautions on Kenyan airspace risk
EASA has issued a conflict zone information bulletin (CZIB), warning that there is an anti-aircraft weaponry risk to airlines flying in Kenyan airspace.
Fastjet A319 at Harare International Airport
Fastjet considers switch to Embraers, HQ move 
African low-cost carrier (LCC) Fastjet will swap out some of its all-Airbus A319 fleet for wet-leased Embraer E190s, introduce connecting flights, and is considering a headquarters move from the UK to South Africa.
EU to harmonize security equipment certification
The European Commission has proposed a single European Union (EU) type-approval certificate for aviation security screening equipment, which will replace the current system of national approvals and cut costs.
Austrian Airlines A320
Austrian Airlines agrees to pilot deal
Austrian Airlines and pilots have signed a new collective agreement, including career structures that have been under discussion since 2014.
EasyJet A319
EasyJet pilots to ballot on strike action
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet pilots are to ballot on strike action after negotiations over a trade dispute broke down without agreement.
Heathrow commits to ‘quicker and cheaper’ expansion
London Heathrow Airport CEO John Holland-Kaye has said he will accelerate the airport’s growth and deliver it at a lower cost in the post-Brexit aftermath.
EASA cautions on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 use
European safety regulator EASA has joined FAA in voicing caution over Galaxy Note 7 smartphone use inflight because of Lithium battery-related fire fears.
Christoph Mueller to join Emirates Airline
Emirates Airline has appointed outgoing Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller as chief digital and innovation officer, as the Dubai-based carrier kicks off a wide-ranging process review.
Emirates evaluates premium economy, ancillaries
Dubai-based Emirates Airline is considering introducing a premium-economy class and ancillary revenue streams as yields continue to come under pressure.
Forward From 15: Brussels Airport on 9/11
On Sept. 11, 2001, the unthinkable happened. And while Europe was an ocean away on that tragic day, the ripples are still being felt today.
Airberlin group appoints Dimitri Courtelis as CFO
Airberlin group has promoted Dimitri Courtelis to the position of CFO, succeeding Arnd Schwierholz who has resigned to pursue challenges outside the aviation industry.
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