Monday, 17 April 2017

MAN 17th April 2017 - Eurowings "Europa Park" special A320 D-ABDQ

Making its first visit to Manchester just as the sun sets ..... Eurowings "Europa Park" special scheme A320 D-ABDQ is seen here just about to land on 23 Right.


MAN 13th April 2017 - Brussels Airlines "Tomorrowland" A320 OO-SNF

Making its first daytime visit to Manchester, Brussels Airlines superb looking "Tomorrowland" special A320 OO-SNF taxies on to stand mid morning.



Saturday, 8 April 2017

MAN 5th April 2017 - Air Mediterranean B737-400 SX-MAH

Operating the Cobalt Air flight today, Air Mediterranean B737-400 SX-MAH was making the airlines first visit to Manchester.


MAN 4th April 2017 - Royal Air Maroc B737-800 CN-RGG

Having started their new Casablanca - Manchester service only a week earlier, Royal Air Maroc used B737-800 CN-RGG on their flight today which wears the special "Wings of African Art" scheme.



Friday, 31 March 2017

March 2017 Madrid Trip pics added to the 2017 Trips page,

A selection of photos taken on a quick return trip to Madrid in March
Click on the 2017 Trips page link below.




Sunday, 26 March 2017

MAN 26th March 2017 - Germania 30th Anniversary B737-700 D-AGER

Positioning in from Gatwick to operate a charter to Tromso, Germania B737-700 D-AGER wears their 30th Anniversary scheme.



Saturday, 25 March 2017

MAN 25th March 2017 - Singapore Airlines "10,000th Airbus" A350-900 9V-SMF

Arriving from Houston this morning in the lovely sunny weather, Singapore Airlines A350-900 9V-SMF wears the special titles for being the 10,000th Airbus delivery.
On arrival it held on the taxiway for the departing SQ051, 9V-SMD on its way to Houston.







Thursday, 16 March 2017

MAN 15th March 2017 - KLM B777-300 PH-BVD

Arriving mid afternoon for painting at Air Livery, PH-BVD (wearing the Skyteam colours) was the first KLM B777-300 to visit Manchester.



MAN 15th March 2017 - IrAero Superjet RA-89001

Arriving early afternoon with the FC Rostov team for their game against ManU, IrAero Sukhoi SSJ100 (Superjet) was making the first visit of the aircraft and the airline.



Friday, 3 March 2017

February's Madrid Trip photos added to the 2017 Trips page

A selection of photos from a recent two day trip to a rather cold and windy Madrid have now been added to the 2017 Trips page, click the link below to take a look.



Monday, 27 February 2017

MAN 20th February 2017 - WOW Air A320 TF-BRO

Making its first visit to Manchester, WOW Air A320 TF-BRO had diverted in during the morning from Bristol due to poor visibility.


Thursday, 16 February 2017

MAN 16th February 2017 - Aviro Air Bae.146 YR-AVR

Making its first visit to MAN, Aviro Air Bae.146 YR-AVR was operating a football charter with St. Etienne fans for their game against Man United this evening. Sadly once again Manchester's poor weather didn't help!
The aircraft wears an all over green colour scheme from its previous operator Astra Airlines of Greece.



MAN 15th February 2017 - Germania's 30th Anniversary B737-700 D-AGER

Departing early morning before the sun came up .... Germania's B737-700 D-AGER wears their 30th Anniversary colour scheme.


Departing shortly after it was D-ASTX of Eurowings, the first time I have caught one of their newly acquired A319's.


Monday, 6 February 2017

MAN 4th February 2017 - Etihad B787-9 A6-BLI

After waiting a couple of weeks for some decent early afternoon weather I finally managed to catch up with the Etihad B787-9, A6-BLI seen here on short final for 23R, the type is operating for a short period on the EY021 service, not the best timing for the light but helped today by arriving almost an hour early!


Saturday, 21 January 2017

MAN 21st January 2017 - Austrian "DREAMTEAM" A321 OE-LBA

Austrian Airlines A321 OE-LBA made its first visit to Manchester in the special "DREAMTEAM" scheme on the weekly ski charter this morning, the colours are in support of the Austrian national football team during last years Euro 2016


Wednesday, 18 January 2017

MAN 17th January 2016 - JC International (Cambodia) A320 D-ABNZ

Parked up overnight after painting by Air Livery, ex Air Berlin A320 D-ABNZ is the first aircraft for the new Cambodian airline JC International.


MAN 13th January 2017 - Arkia Emb.190 4X-EME

Arriving on a very dull and cloudy morning, Arkia Embraer E190 4X-EME was making a tech stop whilst en-route from the USA to Israel, sadly it wore an all white scheme without titles!


Monday, 16 January 2017

MAN 10th January 2017 - Privilege Style B777-200 EC-MIA

Arriving on a very dull morning on its second visit to Manchester, Privilege Style B777-200 EC-MIA was positioning in to operate for Thomson.