Saturday, 30 April 2016

30th April 2016 - Florida 2015 trip photos added to the 2015 Trips page.

Florida 2015 trip photos added to the "2015 Trips" page

After a long delay I have finally edited and uploaded my photos from a Florida holiday in November 2015, click on the 2015 Trips link below.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

MAN 26th April 2016 - Real Madrid football charters.

Sadly only a handful of airliners turned up for the Real Madrid vs Manchester City Champions League Semi-Final, the highlight definitely being the first visit of Privilege Style's Boeing 777-200 EC-MIA.

Friday, 22 April 2016

MAN 21st April 2016 - Primera / Jet2 B737-800 OY-PSA

Having arrived the previous day, Primera B737-800 OY-PSA was parked up early morning, the aircraft is here for the summer season operating for Jet2 and carries extra titles for the lease.

Monday, 18 April 2016

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

MAN 11th April 2016 - KLM's new Embraer E175 makes its first visit.

Operating the teatime Amsterdam service on a very dull Monday evening, KLM's brand new Embraer Emb.175 PH-EXG was making its first visit to Manchester.

Monday, 11 April 2016

MAN 11th April 2016 - Gainjet B737-400 SX-ATF "Long Range"

Arriving late morning in rather dull weather, Gainjet B737-400 SX-ATF was bringing in the Paris Saint-Germain team for their Champions League tie against Manchester City. 
The aircraft wears extra "Long Range" titles to highlight the installation of auxiliary fuel tanks that allow the a/c to fly much further than the usual range of the type.

The aircraft remained parked up overnight awaiting the end of the match on the Tuesday night.

MAN 10th April 2016 - Saudia, Emirates and Easyjet.

Saudia B787-9 HZ-ARC made its second visit this morning and arrived in blue sky and sunshine,

Emirates A380 A6-EES complete with Arsenal Football Club logos and scheme operated the lunchtime Dubai service, sadly arriving in a small patch of dull weather,

and finally, Easyjet A320 G-EZOX arrived early afternoon, the aircraft wears a special scheme celebrating their 20th Anniversary.

Friday, 8 April 2016

MAN 8th April 2016 - Turkish Airlines "Retro" A330-200 TC-JNC

Making its second visit in this great looking "Retro" colour scheme, Turkish Airlines A330-200 TC-JNC was operating the afternoon Istanbul flight, sadly the poor light (and heat haze) were not very helpful!!

Sunday, 3 April 2016

MAN 3rd April 2016 - Austrian's first Emb.195 to visit MAN

Another airline debuting their latest aircraft type at Manchester this morning, Austrian Airlines used Embraer Emb.195 OE-LWA on their Vienna service.

MAN 3rd April 2016 - Saudia's first B787-9 Dreamliner to visit the UK

Having arrived in the morning mist and murk it was nice to see the sun shining as Saudia's first B787-9 to visit Manchester (and the UK), HZ-ARC taxied for departure at noon. The airline has now changed to the type on its MAN services.

MAN 2nd April 2016 - Emirates "Wildlife" A380 A6-EEI

Arriving on a very wet 23R in the pourning rain, Emirates A6-EEI is one of two of their A380's to wear "United for Wildlife" colours.

Saturday, 2 April 2016

MAN 1st April 2016 - Eastern Airways "Union Jack" Emb.145 G-CGWV

Making a very rare visit to Manchester on a dull afternoon, Eastern Airways Embraer Emb.145 G-CGWV wears this special "Union Jack" scheme.

MAN 1st April 2016 - Qatar Airways "Barcelona FC" special B777-300 A7-BAE

Making its first visit since being painted in the Barcelona Football Club special colours, Qatar Airways B777-300 A7-BAE operated the early afternoon Doha flight.

MAN 31st March 2016 - Titan / Jet2 A321 G-POWN

Having arrived earlier in the day on iots first visit to Manchester, Titan Airways first A321 G-POWN has been leased to Jet2 for the summer season and wears an all white scheme with titles.