Tuesday, 29 April 2014

MAN 26th April 2014 - Air Malta "Retro" A320 9H-AEI makes its second visit.

Making its second visit in just over a week, and this time in much better light, Air Malta's "Retro Jet" A320 9H-AEI.

MAN 26th April 2014 - Fk50 PH-JXK and A319 G-EZBG

Denim Air Fokker 50 PH-JXK operated a charter flight, remaining paked up overnight. The aircraft wears a special decal for the "Stichting Hoogvliegers", translated as the "Airsmiles Foundation" which provides experinces for handicapped and incurably ill children.


Also seen was Easyjet's "Hamburg" A319 G-EZBG.

MAN 25th April 2014 - R.A.F. E3 Sentry ZH101

Diverting in during the evening from a foggy Waddington, Royal Air Force E3 Sentry ZH101 remained parked up overnight before departing early afternoon on the 26th.

MAN 25th April 2014 - A330 Tanker MRTT024

The latest Royal Air Force A330 KC3, MRTT024 arrived this evening for painting at Air Livery.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

MAN 24th April 2014 - SAS "Disney's Planes" 737-800 LN-RCY

The colourful SAS "Disney's Planes - The Movie" 737-800 LN-RCY operated this morning's Oslo flight, seen here pushing back off C Pier for departure.

23rd April 2014 - My January 2014 Japan Trip photos finally now online.

20th to the 29th January 2014

Japan - via Dubai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Shanghai!

A return visit to Japan, this time via Dubai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Shanghai, 
Photos and trip report can be seen here on my "2014 Trips" page


Saturday, 19 April 2014

MAN 18th April 2014 - Air Malta "Retro Jet" A320 9H-AEI.

Making its first visit to MAN just two days after being rolled out of the paint shop, Air Malta's stunning "Retro Jet" A320 9H-AEI taxis to stand in the late evening sun, departing again just over an hour later.

Thursday, 17 April 2014

MAN 16th April 2014 - Royal Flight B757 G-BYAX and Condor A320 D-AICA

Parked up overnight whilst on maintenance visits, ex Thomson B757-200 G-BYAX is now painted for Russian airline Royal Flight and Condor A320 D-AICA wears their "Retro" colour scheme.

MAN 16th April 2014 - Air Tanker A330KC3 G-VYGG

Air Tanker A330 "Voyager" arrived during the day for a maintenance check.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

MAN 15th April 2014 - A trio in the morning sun.

With the sun shining nicely a visit was made to get three "specials" due this morning, Flybe's new "Purple" Dash8-Q400 G-JECY,

Delta Airlines 767-300 N171DZ in their "Habitat for Humanity" colours

and Saudia's "Skyteam" 777-200 HZ-AKA.

Friday, 4 April 2014

MAN 3rd April 2014 - Flybe's new "Purple" Dash8-Q400 G-JECY

On its second visit on its first day back in service after painting in the new "Purple" colours .... Flybe Dash8-Q400 G-JECY is seen departing back to Exeter on a wet and murky night.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

MAN 1st April 2014 - Royal Air Force S.A.R. Seaking ZA130

Search and Rescue Seaking ZA130 made a short visit late night on a Medevac flight, 

MAN 1st April 2014 - Bayern Munich football charters.

With Bayern Munich playing Man United in the Champions League, Flyniki A321 OE-LEW and Condor B757-300 D-ABOJ bought in the German supporters while Air Contractors 737-300 EI-STA brought in ManU fans from Dublin.

MAN 1st April 2014 - Gulf Air A321's A9C-CE & A9C-CF out of Air Livery.

Having rolled out of Air Livery during the afternoon, the two Gulf Air A321's were parked up overnight.