Thursday, 30 April 2015

16th to the 20th March 2015 - "Istanbul Trip" photos added to the 2015 Trips page.

16th to the 20th March 2015
Istanbul Ataturk

A five day trip to Istanbul's main airport with many highlights,
Click on the link below on the "2015 Trips" page.

Sunday, 26 April 2015

MAN 26th April 2015 - Iraqi Airways B737-800 YI-ASS

Making a first visit on our twice weekly schedule and becoming the first "daylight" arrival since the service began, Iraqi Airways B737-800 YI-ASS is seen here on short final for 23R on a sunny evening!

MAN 26th April 2015 - Kenya Airways B737-800 5Y-CYD

Departing a sunny Manchester at 0930, Kenya Airways latest B737-800 5Y-CYD was on its delivery flight from Boeing Field to Nairobi. Sadly the heat haze was already very evident!

Thursday, 23 April 2015

MAN 23rd April 2015 - US Navy C-40 165834

Making a very welcome first visit to Manchester on a sunny morning, United States Navy Boeing C-40 165834 arrived on 23 right and departed less than an hour later.

Monday, 20 April 2015

MAN 20th April 2015 - French Air Force A330 F-RARF ILS Overshoot.

Making a welcome sight on an ILS Approach and Overshoot on a sunny morning, French Air Force A330 F-RARF sadly climbed too quickly preventing a decent photo!

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

MAN 14th April 2015 - Saudia B777-300ER HZ-AK26

Saudia's newest B777-300ER HZ-AK26 made its first visit to Manchester this morning, subbing for the usual B777-200.

MAN 12th April 2015 - A319CJ M-KATE

Visiting in connection with the Man United  vs Man City Derby Match, A319 Corporate Jet M-KATE was parked up overnight.

MAN 12th April 2015 - Royal Saudi Air Force A330MRTT 2406

Having rolled out of the Air Livery paint hangar earlier in the day, Royal Saudi Air Force A330MRTT 2406 (MRTT032) was parked up overnight.

MAN 12th April 2015 - Air Europa A330 EC-JQQ

Arriving late evening for painting with Air Livery, Air Europa A330 EC-JQQ was on its first visit to Manchester.

MAN 12th April 2015 - Iraqi B737-800 YI-ASQ

My first opportunity to grab a shot of the new 2x per week Iraqi Airways flights, B737-800 YI-ASQ has now operated eight of the nine flights so far!

Sunday, 12 April 2015

MAN 11th April 2015 - Bulgaria Air RJ70 LZ-TIM

Making another visit on a charter in the early hours, Bulgaria Air / "Team of Bulgaria" RJ70 LZ-TIM was parked up on remote.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

MAN 1st April 2015 - "Tintin" A320 OO-SNB makes its first visit.

Arriving on a dull afternoon and making its first visit in this scheme, Brussels Airlines A320 OO-SNB wears a special scheme named "Rackham" (the shark) for the Tintin story books.