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.


CMA CGM To Take Air France-KLM Stake In Strategic Partnership 

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 18, 2022
Air France-KLM and shipping giant CMA CGM will pool their respective freighter capacity under a strategic air cargo partnership.
Airlines & Lessors

European Committee Approves Tougher Emissions Trading Reforms

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 17, 2022
A European Parliament committee has adopted draft laws that will allow for long-haul flights to be included in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and phase out free allowances for airlines two years earlier than planned, among other measures.  
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Ryanair Adds To Boeing Critiques; Looks To ‘Reasonable’ Profits In 2023

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 16, 2022
In the latest high-profile criticism of Boeing, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said the U.S. aircraft manufacturer’s management needs to “up its game.”   
Airlines & Lessors