Monday, 17 November 2014

MAN 17th November 2014 - Air Austral B777-300 F-ONOU arrives for painting.

Air Austral (RĂ©union) made their Manchester debut this evening when Boeing 777-300 F-ONOU arrived from Paris for painting by Air Livery. The aircraft landed on 05R just after sunset and was still wearing part of the tail logo of Garuda Indonesia after its recent Hajj Lease.



 

MAN 15th November 2014 - Volga Dnepr An.124's RA-82078 & RA-82081

Manchester played host to a pair of Volga Dnepr Antonov An.124's over the weekend, RA-82078 and RA-82081 with the latter making its first visit here.




Sunday, 9 November 2014

MAN 9th November 2014 - XL / Garuda A330 F-HXLF

Making its first visit to Manchester when it positioned in this afternoon to operate for Thomas Cook, XL Airways France A330-300 F-HXLF still wore the titles of Garuda Indonesia after its recent Hajj Lease. Sadly the skies were very cloudy at the 23R end!



Saturday, 8 November 2014

MAN 7th November 2014 - TUi Fly "Deutsche Bahn" B737-800 D-ATUE

Arriving very late evening TUi Fly B737-800 D-ATUE wears a special scheme promoting the Deutsche Bahn (German Railways), it is here for repainting by Air Livery.



MAN 7th November 2014 - Aeroflot A330 VP-BLX

Aeroflot A330-200 VP-BLX was rolled out of Air Livery this evening after a standard repaint, it later departed back to Moscow. 


Thursday, 6 November 2014

MAN 5th November 2014 - Etihad "Expo" A330 A6-EYH

Making its first visit to Manchester after painting in to the special "Milan 2015 Expo" colours ... Etihad A330-200 A6-EYH is seen here taxiing for departure on a clear blue sky winter morning. 



Tuesday, 4 November 2014

MAN 4th November 2014 - G-XLEF - BA's first A380 to visit

G-XLEF became the first British Airways A380 to visit Manchester this morning when it diverted in for fuel due to bad weather at Heathrow ..... it departed again nearly two hours later.
The attached photo was all I could manage at the time using my phone!!


Saturday, 1 November 2014

MAN 1st November 2014 - American Airlines A330 N288AY

N288AY became the first American Airlines colours A330-200 to visit MAN this morning ......


It departed back to Philadelphia just before 10.00 ....


Also seen this morning was one of the new colours American B757-200's,  N187AN ...



Thursday, 30 October 2014

MAN 28th October 2014 - Freebird A321 TC-FBG

The first Freebird A321 visit for over six years .... TC-FBG operated in place of the usual A320 on their evening charter flight.


Monday, 27 October 2014

MAN 25th October 2014 - Greenland Express Fk100 PH-MJP

Denim Air operated another Football Charter this evening but this time used Fk100 PH-MJP on its first visit to Manchester, the aircraft still wears Greenland Express titles and logos (on the basic OLT Express colours) after being returned from them after they stopped operating.