Monday, 28 October 2013

MAN 25th October 2013 - Boeing BBJ N721UF

Boeing 737-700BBJ N721UF made its first visit today and remained parked up overnight.

Also present was Gulfstream G550 N94924,

and I finally caught up with a shot of the Easyjet A320 G-EZWM which has "Sharklets".

Friday, 25 October 2013

MAN 25th October 2013 - Orenair B737-800 VQ-BLW departs.

Orenair B737-800 VQ-BLW Departed in the early hours with the Rubin Kazan team after their UEFA Cup match against Wigan Athletic.

MAN 24th October 2013 - French Air Force Casa 235 (152) departs.

Having arrived six days ago on a technical diversion, French Air Force Casa 235 152 / 62IP made a test flight and then departed back to its base late evening.

Thursday, 24 October 2013

MAN 23rd October 2013 - ManU vs Real Sociedad Football Charters.

A rather good turnout from the Real Sociedad fans for their Champions League game against Man United, they were all parked up in the evening before starting to depart in the early hours of the 24th.

Orbest A320 (Sharklets) CS-TRM

Air Nostrum CRJ900 EC-JXZ

Swiftair MD80 EC-KCX (operating for Privilege)

Volotea B717-200 EC-LQI

Albastar B737-400 EC-LTG

Vueling A320's EC-LUN and EC-LVO (with Sharklets)

Transavia France B737-800 F-GZHB

Enter Air 737-800's SP-ENW and SP-ENY

The Orenair 737-800 VQ-BLW had brought in the Kazan team to play Wigan Athletic on the 24th.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

MAN 22nd October 2013 - Arke 767's PH-AHX & PH-OYI

Having arrived on football charters earlier in the day Arke 767's PH-AHX and PH-OYI were parked up for the night, the former still wearing the old airline name of Arkefly while the latter wears the new name and the new corporate scheme.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

MAN 18th October 2013 - RAF C17 ZZ176

Just arrived on stand shortly after midnight, Royal Air Force C17 ZZ176 was a weather diversion from a foggy Brize Norton.

Palma 12th & 13th October 2013.

A weekend away in the sun with my very tolerant Wife allowed a few new aircraft to be seen and one or two photos to be taken, sadly movements were on 24 ops for the Sunday so only departures could be taken.

Air Europa A330 EC-LXA was seen on landing, parked up in the maintenance area and wearing Garuda Indonesia titles and logos for its Hajj work. A poor shot due to the angle through the window but nice to get anyway!

Sunwing 737-800  C-FTLK taxied on to a remote stand as we arrived, it still wears the basic Hapag Lloyd "Retro" scheme.

A trio of new subjects for me on the Sunday morning from the hotel,
Condor "Retro" A320 D-AICA

Europe Air Post 737-700W F-GZTC

And Air Berlin "Oneworld" A330-200 D-ABXA.

Monday, 7 October 2013

MAN 7th October 2013 - MLW Air 757 and 767.

Having arrived on Basketball Charters, MLW Air B767-200 N767MW and B757-200 N801DM were parked up together overnight.

Friday, 4 October 2013

MAN 4th October 2013 - Arke 767 PH-OYI departs after painting by Air Livery.

Having been rolled out of the Air Livery hangar yesterday, Arke (the new name for Arkefly) departed back to the Netherlands. This is the first of their 767's to wear the new scheme and the first of their fleet to wear the new name.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

MAN 1st October 2013 - G-FCLD unveils the brand new Thomas Cook tail logo.

Today saw the official launch of the brand new corporate image for Thomas Cook Airlines, as part of the launch B757-200 G-FCLD was rolled out of the hangar at MAN wearing the new tail logo.