Tuesday, 31 January 2012

MAN 30th January 2012 - Aer Lingus "Retro" EI-DVM at night.

The first time I have seen the great looking "Retro" scheme in the dark, ready for departure late evening.

Saturday, 28 January 2012

MAN 27th January 2012 - Blue Moon on a wet night !!

After nearly a week with nothing worth photographing here at MAN I finally got a good chance to get  the superb looking Etihad Manchester City A330 at night.

Monday, 23 January 2012

Saturday, 21 January 2012

MAN 21st January 2012 - Tunisair Express CRJ900 TS-ISA, Austrian "Star Alliance" 737-800 OE-LNT, Turkish 737-800 TC-JHK and Bulgarian Learjet LZ-BVV

After being cancelled the previous day the Tunisair Express CRJ900 TS-ISA made its first visit early afternoon in typical Manchester weather, rain showers and very strong winds !!

And also seen, and in brief sunny spells too,
were Austrian 737-800 OE-LNT wearing the "Star Alliance" colours......

....... fairly new Turkish 737-800 TC-JHK.........

...........and Bulgarian Learjet LZ-BVV.

Thursday, 19 January 2012

MAN 18th January 2012 - Air Europa A330 preparing for delivery.

On a typical Manchester morning, the ex Cyprus Airways A330 5B-DBS is parked up at the hangar area being prepared for delivery to Air Europa, some nice reflections in the wet ramp.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

MAN 16th January 2012 - Qatar Government C17 makes another visit.

Arriving very late last night, the superb looking Qatar C17 parked up during a tech stop. This is the only one of its type in the world to wear a civilian scheme.

Monday, 16 January 2012

MAN 15th January 2012 - 5B-DBS, the first Air Europa A330 to visit MAN.

Arriving just after dark from Dublin for a short maintenance visit, this ex Cyprus Airways A330 is now going on lease to Air Europa.

Friday, 13 January 2012

MAN 13th January 2012 - Korongo flies the Brussels service !!

An unexpected movement this afternoon, Brusssels Airlines used Bae.146 OO-MJE on their afternoon service, this a/c is wearing Korongo Airlines colours which it gained for a proposed new airline in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has yet to actually statrt service, it is seen here on short finals to 23 right.

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

MAN 10th January 2012 - Air Algerie 767's at Air Livery.

7T-VJH emerged from Air Livery after painting.......

.......and was towed to the ramp......

.....and parked next to 7T-VJG that had arrived earlier.

MAN 10th January 2012 - 7T-VJG Air Algerie 767-300 arriving for paint.

The third (and final) Air Algerie 767-300, 7T-VJG arriving this morning for painting by Air Livery.

Saturday, 7 January 2012

MAN 7th January 2012 - Austrian B737-800 OE-LNT in "Star Alliance" colours

Austrian's weekly B737-800 Ski flight this morning was operated by their "Star Alliance" coloured aircraft, seen here about to land on 23 right.

MAN 6th January 2012 - South African Legacy ZS-LRK

A very interesting visitor, arriving during the morning and departing just before midnight, operating a Medevac flight.

Sunday, 1 January 2012

1st January 2012

Happy New Year everyone !!

All the Best for 2012

MAN 31st December 2011 - Tunisair 737-600 TS-IOR

The last day of the year saw Tunisair make a type change on their weekly flight, B737-600 TS-IOR making a first visit and a welcome change from the usual A320.