Friday, 23 June 2017

MAN 20th June 2017 - Cavok Air An.74 UR-CKC

Definitely the highlight of 2017 (so far), Cavok Air's sole Antonov An.74 UR-CKC touched down from Kiev during the evening to operate a cargo charter.




MAN 18th June 2017 - HiFly Malta A340 9H-TQM

Arriving early afternoon for a sub-charter to Thomas Cook, HiFly Malta A340 9H-TQM wears this superb black colour scheme after it was painted (here at MAN) last October.


MAN 17th June 2017 - Wamos Air B747-400 EC-KXN

Arriving in the early morning sunshine, Wamos Air B747-400 EC-KXN was operating for Thomas Cook


It was great to finally catch up with a shot of the Cathay Pacific A350-900 as B-LRL was running a couple of hours late ....


The Singapore A350-900, 9V-SML was also nice to catch in the sun,


Air Canada Rouge have just restarted their summer schedule with this morning's flight being operated by C-FMWQ,


and American Airlines used their "OneWorld" B757-200 N174AA on the Chicago flight.








Sunday, 11 June 2017

MAN 11th June 2017 - Air Transat A330 C-GKTS 30th Anniversary scheme.

Arriving early morning from Toronto, Air Transat A330-300 C-GKTS was making its first visit to Manchester in their special "30th Anniversary" colours



MAN 4th June 2017 - Loganair Twin Otter G-SGTS

Making its first visit to Manchester albeit for a very sad reason, Loganair Twin Otter G-SGTS arrived mid morning to collect one of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing and fly her back home to Scotland for burial.




MAN 3rd June 2017 - Hainan Airlines B787-8 B-2730

Thanks to an inbound delay and some good weather for a change, I was finally able to catch up with a shot of the Hainan Airlines B787-8 Dreamliner in decent light, the aircraft has now operated the Manchester schedules since the start of May 2017
 


Thursday, 1 June 2017

MAN 31st May 2017 - Vueling "25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris" special A320 EC-MLE

Making its first visit in the special "25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris" scheme, A320 EC-MLE of Vueling operated the early afternoon Barcelona service.



Wednesday, 24 May 2017

MAN 23rd May 2017 - Jet2 A330 G-VYGL caught in the sun!

A lovely sunny evening tempted me out to finally catch up with Jet2's latest addition, their first A330  and first Wide-Body type in the fleet, G-VYGL leased from Air Tanker for the summer season.



.......also caught the leased A321 G-POWN .....


along with Eurowings "Borussia Dortmund" logojet,
been after this is the sunshine for a long time!!


Saturday, 20 May 2017

MAN 17th May 2017 - Vueling A320 EC-MNZ "Barcelona" special

Making its first visit in the special "Barcelona" scheme, Vueling A320 EC-MNZ was operating the early afternoon flight from that same city!


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

MAN 14th May 2017 - The first "Level" A330, EC-MOU departs after paint.

Departing Manchester late afternoon during a heavy rain shower, A330-200 EC-MOU, the first aircraft to wear the colours of IAG's brand new Long Haul Low Cost airline "Level".