Thursday, 28 November 2013

Hawarden 28th November 2013 - Airbus A350-900 UK debut

Making its first appearance over the UK, A350-900 F-WZGG (C/n 003) flew approaches at Cardiff, Filton and Hawarden. Sadly the weather was typical grey skies so the photos were rather poor!!

Airbus A300-600ST "Beluga" F-GSTA arrived just minutes before the A350.

MAN 26th November 2013 - Travel Service A320 OM-HCA and 737-800 OK-TVL

Visiting in connection with the Man City vs FC Viktoria Plzeƈ game, Travel Service B737-800 OK-TVL wears the special Moravian-Silesian Region scheme ....

......While A320 OM-HCA wears the special Prague You scheme.


Tuesday, 26 November 2013

MAN 25th November 2013 - ex Thomas Cook A320 G-KKAZ off for a new life at Air Berlin.

Parked up following end of lease maintenance and repainting, A320 G-KKAZ has now finished with Thomas Cook and will join the Air Berlin fleet soon as D-ABNE

Monday, 25 November 2013

MAN 24th November 2013 - Volga Dnepr IL76 RA-76511

Making its first visit to Manchester, Volga Dnepr IL76 RA-76511 was taking an aircraft engine out to Oslo, it departed early evening.

Also visiting was Easyjet A319 G-EZIW which wears the special Milan-Rome scheme.

Monday, 18 November 2013

MAN 16th November 2013 - Air France "Skyteam" A321 F-GTAE

Operating the evening Paris CDG service, Air France's A321 F-GTAE wears the "Skyteam" colours.

MAN 15th November 2013 - Etihad use an A340-600 on EY021

Operating a "one off" type change on the afternoon / evening EY021/022 was Etihad A340-600 A6-EHK, it was making its first visit to Manchester. It is seen here departing late evening.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

MAN 12th November 2013 - Monarch's A320 G-MONX departs to the USA for parting out.

Having served twenty and a half years with the airline, Monarch A320 G-MONX departed Manchester for the last time today, its destination was Tupelo, Mississippi (USA) where it will be parted out.
It is seen here a couple of days earlier in the basic colours with the titles and logos removed.

MAN 10th November 2013 - PC12 OY-NBS and Cityjet EI-RJS

Both visiting in connection with the Manchester United home game, PC12 OY-NBS (a Manchester regular in the past as M-OPAL) was making its first visit as such,

while Cityjet RJ85 EI-RJS was operating a charter from Dublin with fans.

Sunday, 10 November 2013

MAN 10th November 2013 - Condor A321 D-AIAA departs after maintenance.

Following maintenance with Thomas Cook, Condor A321 D-AIAA departed early morning, now wearing the new style "Sunny Heart" tail logo.

Friday, 8 November 2013

MAN 7th November 2013 - Atlantic Airways A319 OY-RCI

After spending two days parked up, Atlantic Airways A319 OY-RCI departed late evening.

Also seen the same evening was Air Malta's A320 9H-AEO wearing the
"Valletta - European Capital of Culture 2018" livery.

Monday, 4 November 2013

MAN 4th November 2013 - Aeroflot A319 VP-BDM

Manchester saw its first Aeroflot A319 today when VP-BDM arrived mid afternoon to drop off the CSKA Moscow team for their game against Manchester City.

MAN 4th November 2013 - Eurolot Dash8-400 C-GVWZ

The third Eurolot Dash8-400 to be delivered through Manchester in four days, C-GVWZ (c/n 4451 / SP-EQL) departed at midday after a 12 hour stopover.

Friday, 1 November 2013

MAN 1st November 2013 - Eurolot Dash8-400's C-GUIT & C-GUIZ

Another pair of Eurolot Dash8-400's arrived  for a tech stop in the early hours whilst on delivery to Poland, C-GUIT (c/n 4442 / SP-EQI) and C-GUIZ (c/n 4443 / SP-EQK) were parked on the west apron before continuing their onward journey that afternoon.