Sunday, 31 March 2013

MAN 30th March 2013 - Virgin's "Little Red" arrives.

Virgin Atlantic's new fleet addition A320 EI-DEO arrived this evening to night stop ready for its inaugural Heathrow service the next morning.

Saturday, 30 March 2013

MAN 29th March 2013 - Jet2's G-GDFR makes its first visit.

After arriving late afternoon, the latest 737-800 for Jet2 (G-GDFR) was parked up overnight before entering service on the 30th.

Also parked up for the night were Denim Air Fokker 50 PH-KXX which was visiting on a charter

and Easyjet's A320 G-EZUG with extra "Moscow" titles following the launch of their new route to the Russian capital from Manchester on the 28th March.

Friday, 29 March 2013

MAN 29th March 2013 - Swiss "Sharklets" A320 makes its first visit.

Making its first visit to Manchester, Swiss Airlines A320 HB-JLT is the first in their fleet to have "Sharklets" and is seen departing 05 Left,

Also making its first visit this morning was Norwegian's latest 737-800 LN-NGJ,

Adding a bit of colour to the day were Etihad's "Blue Moon Rising" A330 A6-EYE,

Emirates 777-300 A6-EGO with the "1000th 777" titles

And American Airlines "OneWorld" 757-200 N174AA.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

MAN 24th March 2013 - Saudi Cargo 747-400 Freighter TF-AMU

Arriving just before nightfall, Saudi Arabian Cargo 747-400 Freighter TF-AMU just about to touch down on 05 Left.

MAN 24th March 2013 - Monarch's brand new "Sharklet" A320 makes its first visit.

Diverting in from a snow closed Leeds this afternoon, Monarch A320 G-ZBAA was making its first visit and is the first of their new "Sharklet" equiped A320's in the fleet having only been delivered 10 days ago.

Friday, 22 March 2013

MAN 21st March 2013 - Easyjet's "Willy Brandt" A319

Easyjet's A319 G-EZEZ night stopping wearing the special "Willy Brandt / Berlin Brandenburg Airport" colour scheme. 

Thursday, 21 March 2013

MAN 20th March 2013 - Brussels Airlines A330 out of Air Livery.

Having entered the paint shop on the 8th March in full "Strategic Airlines" colours, A330 M-ABFL was rolled out today in full Brussels Airlines colours and is due to revert to its old registration of OO-SFU.

Saturday, 16 March 2013

MAN 15th March 2013 - Widerøe Dash8-400 LN-WDI

Making its first visit to MAN late evening, Widerøe Dash8-400 LN-WDI was operating a weekend charter.

Friday, 15 March 2013

MAN 14th March 2013 - The first "Sharklet" equipped A320 to visit MAN.

Lufthansa's D-AIZQ became the first A320 with "Sharklets" to visit MAN after arriving on the night-stopping Frankfurt flight.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

MAN 13th March 2013 - RAF Hercules ZH879

Making a brief visit in the early hours, RAF C130J ZH879 was dropping off troops before heading to its base at Brize Norton.

Friday, 8 March 2013

MAN 8th March 2013 - ex Strategic Airlines A330 arrives for painting.

Arriving just as night fell, ex Strategic Airlines A330 M-ABFL was making its first visit for painting by Air Livery, it is due to depart in Brussels Airlines colours.

MAN 8th March 2013 - RAF C130 ZH872

Arriving in the early hours of the morning, Royal Air Force C130 ZH872 was a diversion from Brize Norton.

MAN 7th March 2013 - Vueling out of the paint shop and Jettime operates for SAS.

Having emerged from Air Livery during the day, ex Iberia A319 EC-JVE now wears Vueling colours,

SAS used a Jettime 737-300, OY-JTF on the evening Copenhagen service

Linxair Embraer 145 F-HAFS operated a Rugby Charter

and finally, a very colourful P180 Avanti (HB-LUS) arrived for a nightstop.

Thursday, 7 March 2013

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

MAN 5th March 2013 - ManU vs Real Madrid movements.

A busy day of arrivals for the Manchester United vs Real Madrid Champions League match at Old Trafford, the following were all parked up during the evening.

Twinjet's A319CJ G-NMAK (now wearing a new scheme)

Superb livery on A319CJ M-KATE......

First time visit for Volotea with B717 EC-LQS

First visit to MAN For Iberia Express with A320 EC-LUC

And a few of the large amount of Biz Jet movements.....

Finally, arriving very late evening was Russian based Global Express M-SSSR.

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

MAN 4th March 2013 - An Iberia A321 and a BBJ

Iberia A321 EC-HUH, parked up overnight having brought the Real Madrid team in to play against Man United for the Champions League,

and arriving late evening on a VIP Charter, Mid East Jet BBJ N737CC was making its first visit.

Friday, 1 March 2013

MAN 1st March 2013 - Ukraine International 737-800 arrives for painting.

Arriving early morning on its first visit to Manchester, Ukraine International 737-800 UR-PSE wears a hybrid scheme based on the previous operator, Aerosvit.