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.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

MAN 19th October 2014 - Kenya Airways B737-800 5Y-CYA on delivery.

Kenya Airways took delivery of another B737-800 through Manchester on the 18th / 19th October, 5Y-CYA arrived during the morning on the 18th and departed in the early hours of the 19th.
It was routing Boeing Field - Goose Bay - MAN- Cairo - Nairobi.

This is the third one we have seen through here after 5Y-KYE diverted in (from Heathrow) on the 14th January 2009.......  

.......... While 5Y-KYF was planned through here on the 13th February 2009.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

MAN 16th October 2014 - Condor's "Ja Zu FRA" 767-300 D-ABUZ

Arriving late afternoon (and typically just after the sun disappeared behind the cloud!), Condor's 767-300 D-ABUZ wears a special scheme for "Yes To FRA".

Liverpool 15th October 2014 - Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VNEW

Making another visit to Liverpool whilst carrying out training flights .... Virgin Atlantic's brand new B787-9 G-VNEW arrived from Prestwick under dull and cloudy skies ..... it stayed parked up on the apron for just under thirty minutes before departing again to Edinburgh.

MAN 12th October 2014 - Luxair & Europe Air Post 737's

A pair of unusual 737's were parked up overnight at Manchester on the 11th / 12th October,

Luxiar B737-800 LX-LGV had operated a charter from Munich on behalf of Audi.....

.....Whilst Europe Air Post B737-300 F-GIXT had arrived on a charter from Perpignan.

Sunday, 12 October 2014

MAN 11th October 2014 - Virgin Atlantic B787-9 G-VNEW

Making the first visit of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner .... Virgin Atlantic's brand new G-VNEW arrived late evening on a training flight, it parked up on taxiway Papa for a short while before continuing on to Gatwick.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

1st October 2014 - Heathrow and FIA 2014 trip photos added to the 2014 Trips Page.

12th to the 15th July 2014

Fairford and Farnborough Air Shows along with a few days at Heathrow.

Four days spent down south for Fairford, Farnborough and Heathrow, 
Photos can be seen here on my "2014 Trips" page