Victoria Moores

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.

Articles
Ryanair interested in Cypriot AOC, not Cyprus Airways 
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary is interested in securing a Cypriot air operator’s certificate (AOC) to tap potential for direct flights between the Mediterranean island and Levant destinations.
Flybe Bombardier Q400
Flybe 1Q revenue drops 11.9% 
UK regional carrier Flybe’s first-quarter revenue has fallen 11.9% as the airline continues to press ahead with restructuring.
Air Algerie plaque in Paris airlines office
Air Algerie: MD-83 appears to have crashed in Mali 
A Boeing MD-83, chartered by Air Algerie from Spanish company Swiftair, appears to have crashed in Mali with 110 passengers and six crew members on board.
Iberia Airbus A330
Iberia pilots and ground staff agree to job cuts 
Unions representing Iberia’s pilots and ground staff have approved a proposal covering up to 1,427 voluntary redundancies, which will be rolled out over the period to December 2017.
EasyJet Airbus A319
EasyJet forecasts up to 19% pre-tax profit growth 
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) EasyJet is forecasting up to 19% pre-tax profit growth for its 2013-14 financial year, after releasing details of its third-quarter performance.
EASA stops short of Tel Aviv ban 
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has strongly recommended that airlines stop operating to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, although it stopped short of the ban issued by its US counterparts.
Air Uganda suspends operations 
Air Uganda has indefinitely suspended operations after the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) failed an ICAO audit and revoked its air operator’s certificate (AOC).
Nordic Aviation Capital seeks more aircraft 
Regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is considering another aircraft order and is struggling to keep pace with demand for ATR 72s.
ATR 72-600
ATR looking at denser cabin, potential re-engining 
ATR is considering increasing the seating density of its ATR 72-600 and is looking at a potential re-engining, while awaiting the go-ahead for its proposed 90-seat large turboprop (LTP).
Air Seychelles A330-200
Air Seychelles to start A320 operations  1
Air Seychelles is planning to start Airbus A320 operations later this year, with a single aircraft, and is in codeshare talks with Air Austral and Air Madagascar.
Air Seychelles Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
Air Seychelles takes delivery of two Viking Twin Otters 
Air Seychelles has taken delivery of two new-build Twin Otters at the Farnborough Airshow, opting to keep its three older models—previously slated for replacement—in service.
The Bombardier team celebrates exceeding 500 CSeries commitments
Bombardier inks commitments for 12 more CSeries 
Bombardier has inked tentative deals for a total of 12 CSeries aircraft from two unnamed customers at the Farnborough Airshow, taking it over 500 orders and commitments for the type.
Pratt & Whitney congratulates Bombardier on its 500th Q400 order
Nok Air converts purchase rights on two Q400s 
Thai budget carrier Nok Air has firmed up purchase rights on two Bombardier Q400s, valued at $66 million, taking the program to over 500 orders.
ATW video: Air Seychelles takes delivery of its latest Viking Twin Otter at the Farnborough Airshow
ATW video: Air Seychelles takes delivery of its latest Viking Twin Otter at the Farnborough Airshow
Rolls-Royce sets timelines for A330neo engine 
Rolls-Royce has detailed its timelines for the Trent 7000, the sole powerplant for the newly launched Airbus A330neo.

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