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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.

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Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 at LHR
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Video: Jazeera Airways CEO Rohit Ramachandran on long-haul plans
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Heathrow Flight Paths (hatched rectangles) where no drones will be flown
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Thomas Cook Airbus A321
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Leisure travel specialist Thomas Cook has agreed on the key commercial terms for a £900 million ($1.1 billion) recapitalization, which will include ownership changes at the group’s airline unit.
African startup Uganda Airlines launches operations 
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UK CAA investigates British Airways’ strike miscommunication 
The UK CAA is looking into whether British Airways (BA) fully complied with its passenger-rights obligations, after the airline mistakenly told some passengers their flights were canceled during an upcoming pilots’ strike.
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