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.

French Blue A330-300
Startup French Blue takes its first aircraft 1
Paris Orly-based long-haul, low-cost startup French Blue has taken delivery of its first aircraft, a new Airbus A330-300, and is aiming to launch operations on Sept. 10.
KLM to retire last Fokker 70 in 2017
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will phase out its final Fokker 70 on Oct. 29, 2017, ending 20 years of service.
TAP Portugal seeks up to 35 regional aircraft 
Lisbon-based TAP Portugal aims to decide on a 100- to 150-seat aircraft acquisition within the next 24 months.
Nordic Aviation Capital buys 25 E-Jets from Air Lease Corp.
Danish regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has agreed to buy 25 Embraer E175 and E190 aircraft from US-based Air Lease Corp. (ALC).
EU seeks go-ahead for key air transport talks
Transport ministers from all 28 European Union (EU) states are scheduled to meet on June 7 to authorize the start of negotiations for several key air transport agreements.
O'Leary: Low-cost tie-ups to be the norm within five years 1
Irish budget carrier Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary believes that “a lot” of low-cost carriers (LCCs) will feed other airlines within five years.
SAS mulls fleet-wide Wi-Fi roll out
Scandinavian carrier SAS has revealed it is considering extending its Wi-Fi services to other aircraft, having already equipped its long-haul fleet with the service.
HNA Group seeks 49.99% of Air France’s catering unit
China’s HNA Group is continuing its flurry of airline and aviation acquisitions, entering exclusive talks to buy 49.99% of Air France’s Servair catering arm.
French air traffic control walkout averted
Unions representing France’s air traffic controllers have agreed to cancel three days of strikes planned for June 3-6.
BOC Aviation to raise $547m from Hong Kong listing
BOC Aviation is expecting to raise approximately HK$4.2 billion ($547 million) when it completes its listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange on June 1.
French air traffic controllers to strike again 1
European carriers are bracing for further disruption, as France’s air traffic controllers plan another walkout which threatens to be the worst of 2016.
Delta and Virgin Atlantic tweak their joint network
Delta Air Lines and its joint-venture equity partner Virgin Atlantic are shuffling some of their routes, allowing Delta to add non-stop flights between Portland and London Heathrow.
Startup POP plans UK-India flights
UK startup People Over Profit (POP) is seeking £5 million ($7.3 million) in funding to launch long-haul, low-cost flights to India, using a chartered Airbus A330-300.
Ryanair mulls onboard intranet 
Irish budget carrier Ryanair is likely to opt for “walled garden” onboard connectivity in the mid-term, rather than full-blown Wi-Fi.
Alitalia 777
Alitalia stresses importance of airberlin partnership 
Italian flag carrier Alitalia is tapping its relationship with Etihad equity partner airberlin to strengthen its historically weak northern network.
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 29, 2016

Flying the CSeries; it’s a full throated narrowbody, and that’s a problem

Today I flew on a Bombardier CS100 directly after it was delivered to SWISS, marking the first delivery of the all-new CSeries aircraft....More
Jun 29, 2016

Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security 1

If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable....More
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