Saturday, 20 September 2014

19th September 2014 - Cardiff NATO trip photos added to the 2014 Trips Page.


3rd to the 4th September 2014

Two days in Cardiff for the 2014 NATO Summit movements.

A couple of days spent down in Cardiff for the NATO Summit visitors, 
Photos can be seen here on my "2014 Trips" page

http://nikfrenchphotos.blogspot.co.uk/p/2014-trips.html




Tuesday, 16 September 2014

MAN 15th September 2014 - Monarch Airlines Captain retires!

Boeing 757-200 G-DAJB arrived early evening marking the final commercial flight under captain Adrian Benson, ending his 27 year career with the airline.
A traditional "Water Cannon Salute" greeted his arrival back at Manchester after the flight from Dalaman.
(Photos courtesy of engineer Steve Porter)




Sunday, 31 August 2014

MAN 31st August 2014 - Blue Panorama 767 EI-CMD

Making its first visit to Manchester during the early hours, Blue Panorama B767-300 EI-CMD was operating for Monarch Airlines, the aircraft is the first in their fleet to have the Blended Winglets and also carries extra "Conviasa" titles for a lease to the Venezuelan national airline.




Wednesday, 27 August 2014

MAN 27th August 2014 - TAG / TCS Expeditions B757-200 G-TCSX departs

Departing early afternoon after painting by Air Livery, TAG Aviation / TCS Expeditions B757-200 G-TCSX was ferrying to Birmingham for maintenance by Monarch A/c Engineering before entering service toward the end of 2014 flying VIP Charters around the world.
Sadly the aircraft had not yet had its titles and logos applied.




Saturday, 16 August 2014

MAN 16th August 2014 - BH Air A330 LZ-AWA

Making its first visit to Manchester (on a typically dull summers afternoon!!), BH Air's first A330 LZ-AWA seen here on approach to 23R


Monday, 11 August 2014

MAN 11th August 2014 - Flybe Do.328 G-BYMK

Flybe's Do.328 G-BYMK arrived on the early morning Norwich service, the a/c wears a special livery for their Dundee to London Stansted route and this was the first time it has been seen at Manchester since being painted as such.


MAN 9th August 2014 - Air Dolomiti E.195 I-ADJK

Parked up during the evening after bringing in Hellas Verona to play Burnley FC, Air Dolomiti E.195 I-ADJK was the first of their Embraers to visit Manchester.


 

MAN 8th August 2014 - Danish Air Transport MD80 OY-RUE

Arriving late evening whilst operating for BH Air from Varna ..... Danish Air Transport MD80 OY-RUE still wears its special colours for the 2014 FIFA World Cup albeit without any titles and logos sadly.



Tuesday, 5 August 2014

MAN 3rd August 2014 - Cargojet B757F C-FKCJ

Cargojet of Canada made their first visit to Manchester today when B757-200 Freighter C-FKCJ arrived around lunchtime from St.Johns, sadly due to other plans I could only manage a quick shot from way out on the approach!



Thursday, 31 July 2014

MAN 31st July 2014 - Privatair B737-BBJ HB-JJA

Arriving around midnight, Privatair B737-700BBJ HB-JJA was on its first visit to Manchester and is here for painting by Air Livery. It remained parked up until the morning when it was towed over to the hangar area.