Helen Massy-Beresford

Paris Bureau Chief

Paris, France


Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

Helen combines a deep knowledge of the aviation industry with years of experience in journalism. She was a business reporter at Flight International in London before moving to Paris to work for Reuters as European Automotive Correspondent. She has written for a variety of publications including the Guardian, the Observer, the Telegraph, Airline Business and Aircraft Cabin Management.


EasyJet COO Resigns As Flight Disruption Continues
EasyJet says its chief operating officer Peter Bellew has resigned as the airline faces ongoing operational difficulties amid the swift ramp-up in air travel demand for the summer season.
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Airlines Give Mixed Response To European ETS Reforms Approval

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jun 30, 2022
Europe’s airlines have given a mixed response to the European Council’s approval of reforms to the region’s Emissions Trading System (ETS), welcoming sustainable aviation fuel allowances but sounding the alarm over the early phaseout of free carbon allowances.  
Safety, Ops & Regulation

KLM To Repay Final Part Of Dutch COVID-19 Loans

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jun 30, 2022
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines says it will repay the final €277 million ($280 million) part of the loans granted by the Dutch government and banks in 2020 to help it through the COVID-19 crisis.  
Airlines & Lessors