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.

Sabre Airline Solutions president to step down
Technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions EVP & president Hugh Jones will step down in August.
CSA Czech Airlines A320
Czech Airlines posts $9.4M profit for 2016
CSA Czech Airlines (CSA) reported a 2016 net income of CZK241 million ($9.4 million), up 8% from a CZK223 million profit a year ago.
Finnair A330-300
European airlines brace for more strike action
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Alitalia A330-200
Alitalia to finalize new business plan by March 12
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ICAO formally adopts aircraft CO2 standard
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TAP Portugal A320
TAP Portugal returns to profit in 2016
TAP Portugal has posted a full-year net profit of €34 million ($35.8 million) for 2016, marking its return to profitability.
Airbus proposes legal name change at AGM
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Interview: Rob Gurney CEO, oneworld 
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EASA updates on Galaxy Note 7 risk 
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Argentine ULCC startup Flybondi secures route rights 
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A4E gives first anniversary progress report 
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Qatar Airways to reveal new business-class seat 
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Widerøe named as E190-E2 launch operator 
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Europe working on ATC strike guidelines 
Europe’s airlines, air navigation service providers (ANSP) and regulators are working on a set of guidelines to minimize the impact of disruptive air traffic control (ATC) strikes.
Blogs & Commentary
Mar 22, 2017

Keep calm, but don't carry on!

The British Airways statement on the new rules forbidding laptops and other personal electronic devices in carry-on on certain flights is so British....More
Mar 21, 2017

Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice

Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?...More
Mar 21, 2017

Trying to make sense of the new TSA electronics ban

I flew to Abu Dhabi for a short work trip in January and, if I’m honest, I found the security and screening processes at that airport ahead of my flight back to Washington DC a bit annoying. However, given today’s announcement about new US security rules for flights from that airport and nine others, most of them also in the Middle East, the focus of my annoyance has changed....More
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