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.

Cargolux joins Airlines for Europe
Luxembourg-based freight airline Cargolux has joined lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) as the group’s first dedicated freighter operator.
SAS defers delivery of its first A350 
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has deferred delivery of its first Airbus A350 from 2018 to 2019, pushing back some of its prepayment commitments.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-800
SAS to open European bases under cost reduction plan 
SAS Scandinavian Airlines plans to open aircraft bases in Europe within the next 12 to 15 months, as it seeks to cut costs to appeal to leisure travelers.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines A320neo
SAS posts $142 million full-year profit 
SAS Scandinavian Airlines reported a full-year net income of SEK1.3 billion ($142 million), up 38.2% from a SEK 956 million profit in the year-ago period.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines open to sell Cimber 
SAS Scandinavian Airlines has said it would be willing to sell Danish regional Cimber as part of a shift to externally wet lease regional flights.
Rendering of 787-8 in Air Tanzania livery
Air Tanzania revealed as Boeing 787-8 customer 
Dar-es-Salaam-based Air Tanzania has been revealed as the previously unidentified customer for a single Boeing 787-8, valued at $224.6 million at list prices.
EASA proposes new rules after Germanwings deliberate crash 
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has proposed a new set of flight crew mental health rules, formed following lessons learned after a Germanwings Airbus A320—en route from Barcelona to Düsseldorf—was deliberately flown into the French Alps March 24, killing all 150 people aboard.
Heathrow Airport to apply for third runway in 2019 
London's Heathrow Airport will submit a planning application for its controversial third runway in 2019, after the project secured government backing in October.
Singapore Airlines A350-900
Singapore clears Lufthansa-SIA joint venture 
The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has approved a proposed joint venture (JV) between Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines (SIA), subject to certain voluntary conditions.
EU removes all Kazakh airlines from blacklist, adds Iran Aseman Airlines 
The European Commission has released the latest update of its European Union (EU) Air Safety List, removing all airlines from Kazakhstan, but adding Iran Aseman Airlines.
Rendering of Q400 in Philippines Airlines livery.
Philippine Airlines finalizes order for up to 12 Q400s
Manila-headquartered Philippine Airlines has finalized a firm order for five Bombardier Q400s and purchase rights for another seven, launching the two-class, 86-seat variant.
Emirates president Tim Clark reveals premium-economy timeline 
Dubai-based Emirates expects to roll out a new premium-economy product within the next year to 18 months.
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark
Emirates Airline mulls Airbus A350s, Boeing 787s 
Dubai-based Emirates Airline is evaluating Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s for delivery around 2021-22.
Rendering of A321 in Norwegian livery
Norwegian to detail Ireland-US plans in early 2017 
Irish long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air International (NAI) is to fly from Cork and Shannon and open two US bases after securing its US foreign air carrier permit.
Alitalia Boeing 777
Alitalia finalizing new business strategy 
Italian flag carrier Alitalia is planning to release a new strategy this month and has named former LATAM Airlines executive Jorge Vilches as CCO after three board resignations.
Blogs & Commentary
Jan 6, 2017

Aviation’s 2017 nightmares begin in Fort Lauderdale

There is still a lot to be learned from today’s shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale Airport, but this is the nightmare the industry – especially US airlines and airports – feared as we entered a new year....More
Jan 3, 2017

In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees

Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers....More
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