Victoria Moores

European Editor/Bureau Chief,
Air Transport World

Victoria Moores joined Air Transport World in June 2012, as the publication's UK-based European Editor/Bureau Chief.

She began her aviation career in 1997, working in airline ground operations in the UK and Belgium for British Midland International. Victoria 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.

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9
Virgin Atlantic sets sights on becoming second UK flag carrier 
UK long-haul operator Virgin Atlantic is planning to use its acquisition of UK regional Flybe and closer ties with new shareholder Air France-KLM to become a more comprehensive competitor to UK incumbent British Airways (BA).
SriLankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatilleka
CEO: SriLankan Airlines targets breakeven within three years 
New SriLankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatilleka is hoping to reach breakeven within three years by renegotiating aircraft leases, substituting the airline’s Airbus A350 order for A330-900neos, growing the network, and reopening destinations.
Video: New SriLankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatilleka talks about his turnaround strategy
New SriLankan Airlines CEO Vipula Gunatilleka talks about his turnaround strategy.
Video: A look at Virgin Atlantic's A350-1000 premium and economy cabin designs
Virgin Atlantic designer, customer experience, Monica Sogn displays the airline's new Airbus A350-1000 premium and economy cabin designs.
Video: Virgin Atlantic demos augmented reality A350 escape slide crew training device
Virgin Atlantic training design consultant Tom Curtis demonstrates the airline's augmented reality Airbus A350 escape slide crew training device.
Video: Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss on first 100 days in office
ATW speaks with new Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss about his first 100 days in the job and his strategy for the airline.
Video: Walk-through of Virgin Atlantic’s new Airbus A350 Upper Class cabin mock-up
Walk-through of Virgin Atlantic’s new Airbus A350 Upper Class cabin mock-up with the airline's VP customer experience Daniel Kerzner.
Virgin A350 premium seat showing pitch
Virgin Atlantic debuts Airbus A350 upper class redesign 
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic has redesigned its upper class cabin to include an eight-seat lounge called “The Loft” on its new Airbus A350-1000 fleet, replacing its existing upper class bar area.
AIX Hamburg 2019: Cabin supply-chain strain predicted to continue 
Panelists at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg have predicted ongoing pressure on the supply chain as aircraft production rates continue to hit record highs.
AIX Hamburg 2019: Questions emerge over lightweight cabin durability 
Airlines are beginning to report problems with the durability of lightweight cabin materials, adding to costs in the longer term, according to panelists at the 2019 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX).
AIX Hamburg 2019: Flat-panel antenna could increase connectivity take-up 
Market-research firm NSR is predicting that aviation will be the largest customer for flat-panel antenna (FPA) technologies, which minimize drag, creating a more compelling business case for inflight connectivity.
AIX Hamburg 2019: Recaro partners with lighting firm to reduce jet lag 
German aircraft seating company Recaro and German lighting startup jetlite have partnered on an innovation that allows long-haul business-class travelers to individually customize and schedule the warmth of their cabin light, to naturally encourage sleep and minimize jetlag.
AIX Hamburg 2019: Burrana works to integrate Collins’ IFE business 
Australian cabin-technology supplier Burrana, which was rebranded from digEcor after acquiring Collins Aerospace’s commercial IFE business, is pushing ahead with the integration and is on the lookout for further acquisitions.
AIX Hamburg 2019: Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance formally launches 
Four aircraft retrofit specialists—EAD Aerospace, Envoy Aerospace, Etihad Airways Engineering and Lufthansa Technik—have officially launched the Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance (IAMA), firming up an MOU that was first announced in January.
Video: AIX Hamburg 2019: Burrana CEO David Withers talks about IFE challenges
ATW speaks with Burrana CEO David Withers at AIX 2019, about the challenges of becoming the world's third largest IFE provider, after acquiring part of Collins Aerospace.
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