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.

Norwegian Boeing 787-8
Norwegian details management changes, long-haul product upgrade 
LCC Norwegian has made three C-level management changes, as it prepares for further network expansion and an upgrade of its long-haul product to include Wi-Fi and an improved premium cabin.
Eurocontrol DG Eamonn Brennan
Delivering value is key priority for new Eurocontrol DG 
Former Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) CEO Eamonn Brennan wants to make sure pan-European air traffic management (ATM) system Eurocontrol delivers value, after taking up his new role as director general on Jan. 1.
Denmark to retain Copenhagen Airports stake 
The Danish government has declined a mandatory tender offer for its shares in Danish airports operator Copenhagen Airports (CPH), as it wants to maintain its 39.2% stake.
EasyJet A320neo
EasyJet forecasts carrying 90 million passengers in 2018 
UK LCC easyJet is expecting to increase its annual passenger total from 80 to 90 million in 2018, with its fleet set to grow by another 20 aircraft over the next few months.
Air Serbia A319
Air Serbia names Naysmith as interim CEO 
Air Serbia has named Etihad Airways executive Duncan Naysmith as interim CEO, following Dane Kondić’s decision to step down for personal reasons at the end of January.
Reports: 2017 was aviation’s safest year yet 
Preliminary figures from two reports have shown 2017 to be the safest year in commercial aviation history, with no fatal large passenger jet accidents, although lives were lost in regional and cargo aircraft crashes.
AerCap firms options on 50 A320neos ​ 
Irish-headquartered lessor AerCap has exercised options on 50 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, with deliveries starting from 2022.
2018 commercial aviation industry market forecast 
The global airline industry continues to prove it can deliver profits year after year.
EasyJet Europe fleet grows to 28 aircraft
UK LCC easyJet has transferred 28 aircraft to its new mainland Europe-based airline, easyJet Europe, as part of its contingency plans for the UK’s exit from the EU (Brexit).
Rendering of A321neo in Pegasus livery
Pegasus Airlines converts options on 25 A321neos 
Turkish LCC Pegasus Airlines has converted 25 Airbus A321neo options to a firm order, based on an initial commitment made in 2012.
Tourist Class Seating for Boeing 737 and 737 MAX aircraft
First seats from Boeing partner LIFT enter service 
LOT Polish Airlines has become the launch customer for aircraft seating newcomer LIFT by EnCore, with the company’s first product entering service on the Polish flag carrier’s Boeing 737 MAXs.
EasyJet Airbus A320
Milan Malpensa becomes second ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ hub 
UK LCC easyJet has selected Milan Malpensa as the second airport for its Worldwide by easyJet connecting platform, joining London Gatwick which was the first to launch the scheme.
Air services agreement negotiators
ICAO event yields over 420 new air services agreements 
An ICAO air services negotiation event—ICAN2017—held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, has led to more than 420 new air services agreements and arrangements.
KLM begins A330 business class refit 
Dutch carrier KLM is aiming to refit its fleet of Airbus A330s with a new business class cabin by October 2018, joining its Boeing 777s and 747s that have already been upgraded.
Ryanair agrees to meet with cabin crew unions ​ 
Irish LCC Ryanair, which has historically resisted working with unions, has confirmed it will also engage with cabin crew bodies just days after relaxing its stance on pilot negotiations.
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