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.

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9
Etihad Airways Partners align loyalty programs
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways Partners (EAP) is to align frequent-flyer benefits across the group’s eight equity stake airlines from Oct. 4.
Avolon to acquire CIT Group’s leasing business
Irish lessor Avolon has agreed to acquire US company CIT Group’s leasing business for $10 billion, creating the world’s third largest lessor with a fleet of 910 aircraft worth over $43 billion.
IATA calls for CORSIA to be ‘global and unique’
IATA has welcomed ICAO’s worldwide emissions deal as “critically important” and urged countries to stick with one system, rather than introducing a patchwork of other initiatives.
ICAO Assembly in Montreal moments after the carbon offset resolution passed.
ICAO seals aviation emissions deal
ICAO’s 191 member states have agreed to the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), with 65 states—including the US, China and all European Union (EU) countries—signing up for the voluntarily stage between 2021 and 2026.
Borajet Airlines to take five Embraer E2s
Turkish regional Borajet Airlines is to take three Embraer E190-E2s and two E195-E2s on long-term lease from Irish lessor AerCap.
EasyJet A320
EasyJet predicts full-year pre-tax profit to fall by up to 29%
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet is forecasting a £490-£495 million ($624-$630 million) full-year pre-tax profit, 29% down from £686 million in the prior year, after being “disproportionately affected” by major external shock events and disruption.
Training specialist L-3 acquires Aerosim
New York City-headquartered L-3 Communications has acquired commercial training provider Aerosim for an undisclosed sum.
Third MRJ takes flight; ANA warned on further technical delay
Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has confirmed it is in talks with launch customer All Nippon Airways (ANA) over a further technical delay, although it insists no decision has been made.
Icelandair Boeing 767-300
Icelandair to add 13% capacity in 2017
Icelandair is to add 13% year-on-year international capacity and has confirmed plans to add another pair of Boeing 767-300s in 2017.
Cargo aircraft incident disrupts Belfast flights
Operations at Belfast International Airport were disrupted Oct. 4 after a TNT Airways-branded Boeing 737-400 freighter was involved in a landing gear incident, blocking both of the airport’s runways.
Ryanair to add 50 aircraft in 2017
Irish budget carrier Ryanair has detailed its expansion plans for 2017, which will see it add 50 aircraft and create over 3,500 new jobs.
British Airways A319
British Airways to discontinue free short-haul economy catering
British Airways (BA) is to introduce short-haul economy buy-onboard meals, sourced from UK retailer Marks & Spencer, in a move that mirrors the low-cost carrier (LCC) model.
Blue Panorama Boeing 767-300ER
Blue Panorama transfers operations to new company
Italian leisure carrier Blue Panorama, which is going through insolvency proceedings, has transferred operations to a newly created successor.
Mitsubishi denies further MRJ delays
Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has rejected reports that the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program has been delayed again.
UAE and SESAR ink air traffic partnership
The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Single European Sky (SES) technology arm SESAR have agreed to work together on air traffic management (ATM) improvements.
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