Saturday, 30 June 2012

30th June 2012 - Milan Trip (May 2012) photos added to 2012 Trips page

Milan "Clipper Day" Trip photos from the 11th to the 13th May 2012 uploaded.
You can view the photos on my 2012 Trips page

MAN 29th June 2012 - Flybe's newest Emb.175 (G-FBJG) arrives on delivery.

Arriving at MAN early afternoon from Brazil (via Las Palmas), Flybe's latest Embraer E175 G-FBJG landed on 23 Right before being towed in to the Flybe hangar for pre-service work.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

MAN 27th June 2012 - China Southern Cargo makes its debut.

Arriving around 7pm to operate a freight charter to Wuhan, China Southern Cargo 747-400F B-2473 made the first visit of the airline to MAN.... a shame the sun didn't stay out for it !!

Saturday, 23 June 2012

MAN 22nd June 2012 - DC Aviation A319CJ D-ADNA

DC Aviation A319 Corporate Jet D-ADNA arrived mid afternoon bringing in Bruce Springsteen for his concert at the Etihad Stadium.

Friday, 22 June 2012

MAN 21st June 2012 - A Ryanair Learjet !!

Making its first visit to Manchester on a very dull and wet evening,
this Learjet M-ABEU is registered to Ryanair and is used as a Crew Ferry and for flying engineers and spares to AOG situations. 

Friday, 15 June 2012

MAN 15th June 2012 - 737-BBJ N737L

Spending the night on the west apron, this BBJ has visited us before when it was owned by a certain Russian Billionaire as P4-GJC !!

Thursday, 14 June 2012

MAN 14th June 2012 - Air Explore OM-CEX

Taxiing to stand at first light, this Air Explore 737-400 was operating for Small Planet Airways.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

MAN 11th June 2012 - Ceiba Cargo A300F

Operating a late evening MNG Cargo flight, A300 TC-MND was seen in full Ceiba Cargo colours (of  Equatorial Guinea).

Monday, 11 June 2012

MAN 9th June 2012 - TAP, Nouvelair and Thomson.

This evenings TAP flight was type changed to an A321 when CS-TJE operated our normal service via Gatwick,

Nouvelair used new A320 TS-INH for the first time.......

......And.... Thomson finally parked their new colours 767, G-OBYG in a good position for a shot !!

Thursday, 7 June 2012

MAN 7th June 2012 - Small Planet LY-AQV

Departing at first light after making its second visit to MAN, Small Planet 737-300 LY-AQV.

Monday, 4 June 2012

MAN 4th June 2012 - RAK Airways G-LSAK

Arriving late evening after operating a flight for Jet2, G-LSAK wears RAK Airways titles due to its current lease to the Middle Eastern airline.

MAN 1st June 2012 - Korean Air Cargo HL7603 makes its second visit.

Making its second visit, this time on a dull morning and carrying another pair of T50 display aircraft.

MAN 31st May 2012 - Air Malta's "Capital of Culture" jet.

Arriving on a dull evening, Air Malta's A320 9H-AEO wearing the "European Capital of Culture 2018" special colour scheme.

MAN 30th May 2012 - Air Finland OH-AFM

After arriving unexpectedly for maintenance in the early hours of the 29th, Air Finland 757 OH-AFM was parked up for the evening on the 30th before departing the next day.

And I also managed to catch a shot of a Monarch 757 now wearing the new billboard titles.

MAN 29th May 2012 - TUI Nordic 767 SE-RFS

Arriving earlier in the day and remaining parked up for the night, this TUI Nordic 767 was here to operate for Thomson over the next few days.

And a nice bonus in the evening sunshine was the FedEx 757.

MAN 28th May 2012 - Donavia A319 VP-BBT

Still here over a week after coming out of the paint shop, the Donavia A319 was parked up in the evening sun.

19th to the 26th May 2012 - A week in Florida.

Photos to be added soon............