Wednesday, 20 May 2015

MAN 19th May 2015 - Helvetic A319 HB-JVK

Making its first visit to Manchester, Helvetic A319 HB-JVK was operating the evening Swiss flight from and to Zurich. It is seen here taxiing for departure after a heavy shower.


MAN 19th May 2015 - Etihad A330 A6-EYD in new colours.

Etihad's A330 A6-EYD debuted the airline's new colour scheme at Manchester when it operated the afternoon EY021 / EY022.
This is the first A330 to be painted in the new livery.


Sunday, 17 May 2015

MAN 14th May 2015 - White Airlines A320 CS-TRO

Arriving during the evening, White Airlines A320 CS-TRO was positioning in to operate several flights the next day for Monarch Airlines.


MAN 11th May 2015 - Orenair B737-800 VQ-BEN arrives for painting.

Having arrived mid afternoon, Orenair B737-800 VQ-BEN remained parked up overnight on the ramp before entering Air Livery the next morning, it is due to roll out in Blue Air (Romania) colours.


Saturday, 9 May 2015

MAN 7th May 2015 - Ryanair "National Express" logojet EI-DLJ

I finally managed to catch one of the three Ryanair "National Express" logojet 737-800's this evening when EI-DLJ operated the late Dublin flight, not bad considering the first one was done just over a year ago!!
They have been fairly rare here in Manchester, the other two are EI-EMI and EI-EMK.


MAN 7th May 2015 - HiFly A340 CS-TQY

Parked up in the evening sun, HiFly A340 CS-TQY was making its first visit and had positioned in to operate a flight for Thomas Cook.


Tuesday, 5 May 2015

MAN 4th May 2015 - Atlantic Airways A319 OY-RCG

Making its first visit to Manchester during the evening, 
Atlantic Airways A319 OY-RCG was arriving for repaint at Air Livery.


Thursday, 30 April 2015

16th to the 20th March 2015 - "Istanbul Trip" photos added to the 2015 Trips page.

16th to the 20th March 2015
Istanbul Ataturk

A five day trip to Istanbul's main airport with many highlights,
Click on the link below on the "2015 Trips" page.



Sunday, 26 April 2015

MAN 26th April 2015 - Iraqi Airways B737-800 YI-ASS

Making a first visit on our twice weekly schedule and becoming the first "daylight" arrival since the service began, Iraqi Airways B737-800 YI-ASS is seen here on short final for 23R on a sunny evening!



MAN 26th April 2015 - Kenya Airways B737-800 5Y-CYD

Departing a sunny Manchester at 0930, Kenya Airways latest B737-800 5Y-CYD was on its delivery flight from Boeing Field to Nairobi. Sadly the heat haze was already very evident!