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.


Freight startup CargoLogic Germany nears AOC 
German express cargo startup CargoLogic Germany has taken delivery of two converted Boeing 737-400 freighters and is working to secure its air operator’s certificate (AOC).
Helsinki Airport West Pier
Helsinki Airport opens West Pier as part of $1.1 billion upgrade
Finland’s Helsinki Airport has opened the first phase of its new West Pier under a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) investment program that will run to 2022.
Heathrow to open third-runway consultation in June
London’s Heathrow Airport is about to enter the next stage of its third-runway expansion plan, with the opening of a statutory public consultation that will feed into a final planning application.
Luxair Boeing 737-700
LuxairGroup 2018 profit up 32%; warns of ‘sharp decrease’ in 2019
LuxairGroup has posted a €12.5 million ($14 million) full-year net profit, up 32% year-over-year, but president and CEO Adrien Ney has warned of a “sharp decrease” for 2019 because the group faces “enormous pressure” in a complicated environment.
Iberia Express to take A321neos in fleet renewal plan
Spanish LCC Iberia Express will take delivery of four Airbus A321neos in 2020, with the first scheduled for delivery in April.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise 1Q net profit rises 3% on higher revenue
Aviation services firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has posted a 3% profit increase for the first three months of 2019.
CemAir Bombardier Dash 8 400
CemAir grounding overturned; must pass AOC audit
South African regional airline CemAir is hoping to resume operations after an appeal committee overturned the South African CAA’s (SACAA) decision to ground the airline twice in two months.
Heathrow expansion rival group to appeal third-runway ruling
The backers of rival London Heathrow Airport expansion project “Heathrow Hub” are planning to appeal a High Court judgment that dismissed a series of legal challenges against the government’s third-runway plans.
Two more African countries implement Open Skies
Nigeria and Burkina Faso have become the latest African states to sign the memorandum of implementation (MOI) for the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), removing all bilateral restrictions on intra-African flights.
Emirates A380
Emirates’ full-year profits drop on high fuel costs, competition 
Emirates Airline’s 2018-19 profits have fallen 69% to AED871 million ($237 million), under the strain of high fuel prices, “cut throat” competition and unfavorable exchange rates.
Enter Air Boeing 737-800
Poland’s Enter Air buys former Swiss charter unit of defunct Germania
Privately owned Polish carrier Enter Air has agreed to acquire 49% of Germania Flug, the former Swiss charter unit of Berlin-based leisure carrier Germania.
Spain’s Volotea to add six more Airbus A319s
Spanish LCC Volotea plans to add six more 156-seat Airbus A319s this summer, as part of a planned transition to a single-type fleet by 2022.
Dutch pension investor to acquire 25% of Macquarie AirFinance
Dutch pension investor PGGM Infrastructure Fund has agreed to take a 25% stake in aircraft lessor Macquarie AirFinance, with further funds available to support future growth.
Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc expand partnership
Doha-based Qatar Airways is increasing its presence in Morocco with a new service to the nation’s capital of Rabat and an expanded joint business agreement with oneworld alliance partner Royal Air Maroc.
2019 SITA IT baggage report sees progress 
More bags are being checked in, but mishandled rates are remaining stable, showing the impact of improved bag-tracking throughout the passenger journey.
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