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Victoria Moores

European Editor, Air Transport World,
Air Transport World

Victoria Moores joined Air Transport World as our London-based European Editor/Bureau Chief on 18 June 2012. Victoria has nearly 20 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.

Rendering of A320neo in SMBC livery
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TAP Air Portugal A321LR
TAP Air Portugal adds three A321LR Americas routes
Star Alliance carrier TAP Air Portugal has detailed plans to serve series of new routes from Portugal to Brazil, Canada and North America in 2020, operated by its new Airbus A321LRs.
British Airways picks Atlanta as first 787-10 destination
International Airlines Group (IAG) carrier British Airways (BA) has confirmed it will receive its first Boeing 787-10 in January 2020, which will initially operate to Atlanta, Georgia in the US.
EasyJet A320neo
EasyJet posts profit decline; firms 12 Airbus A320neos
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Video: EasyJet CEO reveals carbon emission reduction projects
EasyJet CEO updates ATW on financial performance, easyJet Holidays, and carbon emission reduction projects
SAS’ first A321LR to enter service in 2020
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SAA may take legal action over unions’ safety allegations
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United will inform passengers when they book MAX flights
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Airlines prepare for first CORSIA emissions reports
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UK and Switzerland outline emissions trading system plans
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Video: Industry response to protests on aviation's environmental impact
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IAG confirms interest in Thomas Cook slots
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IAG 3Q profit down 10.6% on BA pilot strike 
International Airlines Group’s (IAG) third-quarter net profit fell 10.6% to €1 billion ($1.1 billion), impacted by a €155 million initial hit from the British Airways (BA) pilot strikes and higher fuel costs.
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Nov 14, 2019

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Nov 4, 2019

Korean goes K-pop in its safety video

Korean Air has just released details of its new safety video and it is certainly different; it’s a music video featuring K-pop band SuperM, which created a song for this purpose....More
Oct 30, 2019

Boeing scrutiny by lawmakers tough but necessary

While Boeing employees—and particularly CEO Dennis Muilenburg—have endured an awful two days at the US Senate and House hearings into the 737 MAX crashes today and yesterday, these hearings were necessary, and the questions posed by lawmakers were fair if often tough....More

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