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.

Video: Wright Electric CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Engler at easyJet Innovation Day
WOW Air A320neo
WOW Air looks at Asia amid new narrowbody shake up 
Icelandic LCC WOW Air sees potential to serve Asia using the latest longer-range narrowbodies, although they also threaten to undermine Reykjavik’s role as a hub.
Gallery: World Routes 2017 in Pictures

Airline and airport delegates from around the globe gathered in Barcelona on Sept. 24-26 to discuss their network planning strategies at World Routes 2017. Hot topics in the conference sessions included the growing emergence of long-haul LCCs, the impact of digital technologies and discussions about the recent trends across the world’s regions. ATW European Bureau Chief was at the event and brings to you her exclusive photos.

All photos by Victoria Moores.

IAG CEO Willie Walsh
Airline wish list includes flexible seat configurations 
Airline panelists speaking at World Routes in Barcelona would like to see electric aircraft enter the market and—in the shorter term—to have the ability to reconfigure aircraft during turnarounds.
Video: Aeropuertos Argentina CEO Daniel Ketchibachian speaks with ATW
Aer Lingus A320
IAG still working on Aer Lingus-Ryanair connections 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh is hoping to finalize a connecting deal between group carrier Aer Lingus and Irish LCC Ryanair at their Dublin hub before summer 2018.
Vietjet Air A321
Vietjet Air seeks partners, mulls long-haul services 
Vietnamese LCC Vietjet Air is hoping to expand into long-haul LCC operations, provided it can find the right aircraft and suitable airline partners to provide reciprocal feed.
Video: VietJet Air deputy director-commercial Jay L Lingeswara interview at World Routes 2017
Ethiopian Airlines A350-900
Ethiopian Airlines working on several more African JV airlines 
African Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines is working to establish regional hubs in Chad, Mozambique, Nigeria and Zambia, with several joint venture (JV) airlines in the pipeline.
Video: Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam talks with ATW at World Routes
Video: World Routes 2017 interview with former US chief aviation negotiator John Byerly
IAG CEO Willie Walsh confirms airberlin bid 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh has confirmed his company did initially participate in Alitalia’s administration process and also submitted a bid for some parts of airberlin.
Level Airbus A330-200
Level to operate up to 30 aircraft by 2022 
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh has said long-haul LCC Level could grow to 30 aircraft by 2022, including some Airbus A321LRs.
Norwegian Boeing 787-8
DOT grants full permit to Norwegian UK
LCC Norwegian has received full approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for its UK subsidiary, Norwegian UK (NUK), to start transatlantic operations.
Blogs & Commentary
Oct 17, 2017

Airbus-Bombardier CSeries shocker: First thoughts

There will be much more to say about the blockbuster Airbus-Bombardier CSeries deal, in which Airbus will become the majority stakeholder in the CSeries program, in the days and weeks ahead. Here are a few initial thoughts…...More
Oct 13, 2017

Basic economy is a success if it does NOT sell

The success of basic economy 'isn’t how many people buy it, but how many people don’t buy it.'...More
Oct 6, 2017

Democratic route development

German LCC Eurowings has asked passengers to vote on potential new destinations, ticking boxes for passenger engagement, marketing and route development....More
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