Saturday, 27 October 2012

MAN 27th October 2012 - Volga Dnepr IL76 RA-76950

Arriving mid afternoon to collect an aircraft engine, Volga Dnepr IL76 RA-76950 was making its second visit to MAN.

Friday, 26 October 2012

Liverpool 26th October 2012 - UT Air Tu154 departs.

Departing early afternoon (and of course, after the cloud had rolled in!), UT Air Tu154 RA-85057 was returning the Anji team back to Kazan in Russia.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

MAN 25th October 2012 - "Cosmo" and "Smart Wings" visit.

A pair of nice sub-charters on a dreary day.......
Cosmo Airlines made its Manchester debut with A320 LY-COM operating a flight to and from Arrecife for Thomas Cook,

While Smart Wings 737-700 OK-SWT made its first visit operating a couple of flights for Jet2.

Also seen during the early afternoon was ex Thomas Cook 757-200 N970FD departing to the USA for FedEx.

Liverpool 24th October 2012 - UT Air Tu154

UT Air Tu154 RA-85057 arrived early afternoon with the FC Anji Makhachkala team onboard for their Europa League match against Liverpool FC, this is a VIP configured aircraft and still wears the basic colours of its former operator, South East Airlines.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

MAN 22nd October 2012 - Cathay, SATA and a Travel Service "special" visit.

Cathay Pacific ferried another 747-400 (B-HOX) through MAN today, on its way to Kemble for scrapping,

SATA used A310 CS-TGV to bring in the SC Braga team for their match against Man United with the a/c wearing extra titles and logo for the team

And finally, Jet2 used Travel Service 737-800 OK-TVL which wears a special scheme promoting the Moravian - Silesian region.

Monday, 22 October 2012

MAN 21st October 2012 - Beluga F-GSTB diversion from Hawarden.

Having arrived on a weather diversion from Chester (Hawarden) earlier in the day, Airbus Industries A300 Beluga F-GSTB night-stopped before departing late morning.

MAN 19th October 2012 - Smart Wings and Jet2 Holidays.

Arriving during the evening, Smart Wings 737-800 OK-TVW was making its first visit ready to operate for Jet2 the next morning whilst alos making its debut was Jet2's own 737-300W G-GDFL.

MAN 19th October 2012 - Moroccan Legacy pair.

Visiting in connection with the Manchester United game on the 20th, this pair of Dalia Air Legacies night-stopped on the 19th, CN-SSH was makiing its first visit as such (previously visited as G-SHSI).

MAN 19th October 2012 - Adria "Range Rover" charter.

Adria A319 S5-AAP wears
titles for a corporate charter to and from Morocco for the launch.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

10th October 2012 - Florida Trip (May 2012) photos added to 2012 Trips page

The photos from my Week long Florida trip (19th to the 26th May 2012) finally sorted and uploaded.
You can view the photos on my 2012 Trips page via this link.........

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

MAN 9th October 2012 - Libyan TS-INP and Czech Citation OK-DSJ

Arriving shortly before midday, Libyan A320 TS-INP and......

......Czech Citation OK-DSJ were both making their first visits to MAN.

Saturday, 6 October 2012

MAN 5th October 2012 - Air Malta's new colours.

Making its second visit to MAN since being painted in the brand new Air Malta scheme, A320 9H-AEN is seen here departing late evening.

MAN 3rd October 2012 - Travel Service OK-TVF

With Strategic Airlines ceasing operations, their flights that were operated on behalf of Olympic Holidays are now being operated by Travel Service of the Czech Republic, 737-800 OK-TVF has been used so far.

Monday, 1 October 2012

MAN 1st October 2012 - Turkish A319 TC-JLZ

Making its first visit to MAN and arriving in typical cloudy skies,
Turkish A319 TC-JLZ was visiting to take Manchester United out to Cluj for their Champions League game.