Making its first visit to Manchester this morning was Hainan Airlines B787-9 B-7302 wearing the superb yellow version of the "Kung Fu Panda" scheme .... we eagerly await visits from the white and the red ones now!!
Making its first visit to Manchester albeit for a very sad reason, Loganair Twin Otter G-SGTS arrived mid morning to collect one of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing and fly her back home to Scotland for burial.
Thanks to an inbound delay and some good weather for a change, I was finally able to catch up with a shot of the Hainan Airlines B787-8 Dreamliner in decent light, the aircraft has now operated the Manchester schedules since the start of May 2017
ALK Airlines made their Manchester debut today operating a football charter for the Celta Vigo fans for their UEFA Cup semi final against Manchester United, MD80 LZ-ADV arrived on 05R during the morning.