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.

Investigators begin work on EgyptAir data recorders
Investigators have begun processing the cockpit voice and flight data recorders (CVRs and FDRs) recovered from the EgyptAir Airbus A320, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May.
Search teams recover EgyptAir cockpit voice recorder
Search teams have recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from the EgyptAir Airbus A320 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May.
Europe relaxes safety restrictions on Zambia and five airlines
The European Commission has allowed all Zambian airlines, African carrier Air Madagascar, three Indonesian airlines (Citilink, Lion Air and Batik Air), and most of Iran Air’s aircraft to fly to Europe in its latest European Union (EU) air safety list update.
Bombardier CSeries 100 secures EASA and FAA type validation
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and FAA have granted type validation to the Bombardier CSeries 100 (CS100), paving the way for delivery to launch customer Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) at the end of June.
Flybe alters E-Jet and Q400 deals
UK regional carrier Flybe will now take only 15 Bombardier Q400s from US-based Republic Airways, down from the 24 originally agreed, and it has deferred delivery of four Embraer E175s.
Signals from EgyptAir MS804 will only last until June 24 1
Investigators probing the loss of EgyptAir flight MS804 have received further radar data of the Airbus A320’s final maneuvers, as the search for flight data and cockpit voice recorders continues.
SAS pilots agree on labor deal, end strike
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement with Swedish pilot union SPF, drawing an end to a strike that started June 10.
French flights affected by general strike
Around 100 French flights are likely to be affected on June 14 as a precaution against potential air traffic control disruption during a 24-hour general strike.
Air France A330
Four-day Air France strike affects 1,030 flights
Air France is expecting operations to start returning to normal on June 15, after a four-day pilot strike that has caused the cancellation of 1,030 flights and affected 127,500 passengers.
Europe clarifies its passenger rights rules
The European Commission has adopted a set of passenger rights guidelines, aimed at clarifying the rules ahead of a more major revision.
Air France pilot strike continues 1
Air France is expecting to cancel around 21% of its flight schedule on June 13 as pilots continue a four-day walkout.
SAS, Norwegian pilots agree to labor deal
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has reached a last-minute labor deal with Norwegian short-haul pilots, averting one set of potential strike action.
Flybe reports first net profit in five years 1
UK regional airline Flybe has posted a £6.8 million ($9.9 million) net profit for its full 2015-16 financial year, reversing a £35.7 million prior-year net loss.
SAS pilot talks enter extra time as strikes loom
SAS Scandinavian Airlines is facing the threat of two walkouts, as it seeks to hammer out labor deals with its Norwegian and Swedish pilots.
Fastjet appoints Nico Bezuidenhout as CEO
African budget carrier fastjet has named Nico Bezuidenhout, who has led South African Airways (SAA) and its budget subsidiary Mango, as its new CEO.
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 27, 2016

Brexit could lead to doors closing on Open Skies

Among questions being asked in the air transport industry since last week’s shock Brexit referendum result is what does the UK’s divorce from the European Union mean to the US-EU Open Skies aviation agreement?...More
Jun 23, 2016

Europe divided

Looking around Europe right now, it’s hard to see anything other than fragmentation, with daily aviation strikes and the UK on the brink of deciding on whether to leave the European Union....More
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