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.

Embraer rolls out first production E2 in Wideroe livery 
Embraer’s first production E190-E2, painted in the livery of Norwegian regional launch customer Wideroe, left the assembly line March 12 and is slated for delivery April 4.
Shell executive Dick Benschop named as Schiphol Group CEO 
Former Royal Dutch Shell executive Dick Benschop has been named as the next president and CEO of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport operator Royal Schiphol Group.
Video: Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger explains new economy offerings
US-Bangla Bombardier Q400 crashes on landing in Nepal 
A Bombardier Q400, operated by Bangladeshi airline US-Bangla, crashed on landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 12.
Virgin Atlantic rolls out competitive response to long-haul LCCs 
Virgin Atlantic plans to offer hand luggage-only economy fares and remove six seats from its Boeing 787s for an extra-legroom product as a response to increased competition from long-haul LCCs like Norwegian.
Virgin Atlantic cancels its Airbus A380s 
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has cancelled the six Airbus A380s that it originally ordered in 2001.
Video: A4E MD Thomas Reynaert identifies Europe's top ATM concern
A4E to maintain push on core issues 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO and new Airlines for Europe (A4E) chairman Willie Walsh has said the association will “beat people to death” on the same core issues as the body enters its third year.
A4E airline CEOs
European airline CEOs see further consolidation 
Airline CEOs attending the Airlines for Europe (A4E) Aviation Summit believe there is scope for further European consolidation, with Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary predicting that “the next downturn is imminent.”
Developers seek to partner with IAG on Heathrow terminal 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh has been approached by several companies interested in partnering to manage a terminal at London Heathrow Airport.
IAG calls Airbus A380 sales price ‘unacceptable’ 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh has said price proposals that Airbus has put forward for follow-on Airbus A380 orders are “not worth wasting two seconds on.”
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Kerr takes over as CargoLogicAir CEO 
Former American Airlines and Etihad Aviation Group executive David Kerr has taken over as CEO of British all-cargo carrier CargoLogicAir, succeeding the airline’s founder Dmitry Grishin.
IATA sets 2025 sustainable fuel target 
IATA is aiming for 1 billion passengers to travel on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025, although the industry body said hitting this target will require government action.
Irish startup Aer Southeast plans 2018 launch 
Irish regional startup Aer Southeast, which originally planned to launch from Waterford Airport in 2017, is expecting to begin flights this year.
South African regulator blocks Airlink-FlySafair merger 
South Africa’s competition commission has blocked Johannesburg-based regional carrier Airlink’s plans to acquire Cape Town-based Safair, parent of LCC FlySafair.
Blogs & Commentary
Apr 20, 2018

Unions imperil Air France's future

Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?...More
Apr 18, 2018

Southwest’s ‘LUV’ heart beats through tragedy

It’s not something that any airline wants to be in a position to “get right,” but what Gary Kelly and his team at Southwest Airlines have demonstrated is the textbook way to respond to a disaster....More
Apr 5, 2018

Southwest builds its own kind of international network

Cutting out three hours of travel and eliminating a connection is a real selling point....More
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