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.

Boeing settles on larger 737 MAX 7
Boeing has decided to add two more rows, or 12 seats, to the Boeing 737 MAX 7 compared with the 737-700, based on feedback from US-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Southwest Airlines and LCC Calgary-based Westjet.
Boeing increases seat capacity of 737 MAX 7
Boeing will add two more rows, or 12 seats, to the Boeing 737 MAX 7 compared with the 737-700, based on feedback from North American low-cost carriers Southwest Airlines and WestJet.
Rockton Aviation, MRJ90 execs
Rockton Aviation signs LOI for up to 20 MRJ90s
Mitsubishi is closing in on its first European order after Swedish regional aircraft leasing specialist Rockton Aviation signed a letter of intent (LOI) to take 10 Mitsubishi MRJ90s and options on a further 10.
Embraer announces $1.5 billion in E-Jet commitments
Embraer has announced $1.5 billion worth of commitments and purchase rights on the first day of the Farnborough Airshow, covering 25 E-Jets across four customers.
Video: Inside the cockpit of the 737 MAX
Boeing 737 MAX pilot, Captain Ed Wilson, talks with ATW's European Editor Victoria Moores talks at the Farnborough Airshow 2016.
Video: On board the Boeing 737 MAX at the Farnborough Airshow
On board the Boeing 737 MAX at the Farnborough Airshow
Gallery: Boeing 737 MAX at the Farnborough Airshow 2016
Boeing 737 MAX at the Farnborough Airshow 2016
Donghai Airlines commits to 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, five 787-9s
Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing, covering 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and five 787-9s, valued at more than $4 billion at list prices.
Video: ANA helps Boeing celebrate centennial at Farnborough

ANA is displaying its Boeing 787-9 at this year’s Farnborough Airshow. Our Europe Editor Victoria Moores talked to ANA’s Wataru Yoshioka.

Jet2 737-800
UK’s Jet2 adds Birmingham base
UK leisure airline Jet2 has announced plans to open its eighth UK base at Birmingham Airport in central England from the end of March 2017.
Embraer E190-E2
Embraer E2 also affected by GTF start issues
Embraer’s E190-E2, which is powered by Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) family of engines, is experiencing some of the startup issues seen on the Airbus A320neo.
Swiss Avro RJ100 involved in UAV near-miss
Swiss investigators have released a preliminary report into a “serious incident” on June 19, involving a near-miss between an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, and a Swiss Avro RJ100 on approach to London City Airport. The Avro RJ100, registered HB-IYT, was operating a scheduled service between Zurich and London City with 87 passengers on board.
Italy to privatize 49% of ATC provider ENAV
Italy will list up to 49% of Italian air navigation services provider (ANSP) ENAV on the Italian stock exchange.
Embraer considers E-Jet cargo conversion and next aircraft 
Embraer, which has worked on a predesign for a potential E-Jet E1 cargo conversion, is contemplating a 70- to 90-seat turboprop and may decide on the next aircraft after 2020.
Small Planet Airlines names new CEO
Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has named IT industry executive Kristijonas Kaikaris as its new CEO, replacing Vytautas Kaikaris who will take charge of Small Planet Group.
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ATW On-Location

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