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.

Air France details strike cancellations
Air France is hoping to maintain more than 87% of flights on July 27, when its cabin crew is set to begin a walkout that is expected to last until Aug. 2.
JetBlue A321
JetBlue orders 30 more Airbus A321s
US low-cost carrier JetBlue Airways has placed a follow-on order for 15 Airbus A321ceos and 15 A321neos.
KLM Boeing 737-800
KLM ground staff threatens industrial action 
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines ground staff, represented by the FNV union, is threatening industrial action triggered by talks toward a new labor agreement.
Tanzania orders two Bombardier Q400s 
The Tanzanian government has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Bombardier Q400s for commercial airline use, valued at $62 million at list prices.
Air France A380
Air France cabin crew to strike 
Air France cabin crew, represented by the SNPNC-FO and UNSA-PNC, plan to go on strike July 27-Aug. 2.
EASA warns on airline-device lithium battery risk 
European aviation regulator EASA has warned that operators could be exceeding lithium battery limits in their portable inflight entertainment systems, or by storing too many backup batteries for cockpit portable electronic devices (PEDs).
Norwegian 787
Norwegian opens new UK headquarters 
Low-cost airline Norwegian has opened a new UK headquarters by London Gatwick Airport, marking its first permanent workspace outside of Norway.
Pegasus Airlines A320neo
First CFM LEAP-1A-powered A320neo delivered to Pegasus 
Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines.
EasyJet takes $53 million hit after Brexit 
UK budget carrier easyJet has taken a £40 million ($52.5 million) currency hit because of the devaluation of the pound since the UK voted to leave the European Union, or Brexit, on June 23.
SriLankan Airlines A330-200
SriLankan Airlines seeks strategic investor 
The Sri Lankan government has called for expressions of interest in the privatization of oneworld member SriLankan Airlines and its low-cost subsidiary, Mihin Lanka.
Wizz Air halves planned UK growth for 2H as a result of Brexit 
Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air has halved its planned second-half growth in the UK as a “direct result” of the country’s recent vote to leave the European Union.
Wizz Air A320
Wizz Air posts 54.2% 1Q profit jump 
Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air reported a first-quarter net income of €50.7 million ($56 million), up 54.2% from a €32.9 million profit in the year-ago period.
British Airways A320
British Airways cabin crew to vote on industrial action 
British Airways (BA) cabin crew will vote on industrial action in response to a new performance scheme, which has triggered fears of future job losses.
Nepal’s Tara Air to take three Twin Otters 
Nepalese regional carrier Tara Air has signed a purchase agreement for three Viking Twin Otter Series 400s.
Debris found off Tanzania to be analyzed for MH370 link 
A large piece of aircraft debris, found just off the coast of Tanzania, is to be analyzed as part of the Malaysia Airlines MH370, a Boeing 777, accident investigation.
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