Wednesday, 30 March 2016

MAN 28th March 2016 - A380 diversions!

Manchester played host to a trio of first visiting A380's this morning .... and not one of them was an Emirates!
British Airways G-XLEC, Malaysia Airlines 9M-MNF and Singapore Airlines 9V-SKI (in their "Singapore 50" special scheme) were just three of many diversions from Heathrow and Gatwick due to high winds caused by "Storm Katie".

Saturday, 26 March 2016

MAN 25th March 2016 - Bae146 G-OTIF

Making its first visit to Manchester due to Warton being closed for the Easter weekend, Bae.146-200QF G-OTIF is a recent addition to the British register and still shows it former TNT identity.

Monday, 21 March 2016

MAN 21st March 2016 - Wamos Air B747-400 EC-KQC

Wamos Air operated an inbound flight for Thomas Cook today using B747-400 EC-KQC which was wearing the full colour scheme, unlike the all white example a few weeks back!

MAN 21st March 2016 - Air Europa A330 EC-MHL

Arriving on its first visit very early on a cloudy morning, A330 EC-MHL still wears partial Skymark (Japan) colours and is here for painting in to Air Europa's new livery.

MAN 20th March 2016 - Emirates "Paris Saint Germain" A380 A6-EOT

Making its first visit on the late evening Dubai flight, A380 A6-EOT wears special titles and logos for Paris Saint Germain Football Club, sadly its arrival was just after sunset!

Friday, 18 March 2016

MAN 17th March 2016 - ASL Airlines (Ireland) B737-300 EI-STA

B737-300 EI-STA was making its first visit to Manchester with ASL Airlines titles this evening, operating a football charter for Manchester United fans for their game against Liverpool in the Europa League. The aircraft has previously visited in Europe Air Post colours.

MAN 17th March 2016 - Air Tanker "Voyager" G-VYGL

Air Tanker A330MRTT "Voyager" G-VYGL has been based for a few days as a back up aircraft for Thomas Cook (whilst A330 G-VYGK is on maintenance), it is in basic Royal Air Force scheme minus titles and logos.

MAN 17th March 2016 - Vizion Air Fk.50 OO-VLF

Currently Manchester based whilst operating for Flybe, Vizion Air (leased from VLM) Fokker 50 OO-VLF wears new slogans on each side,

"The only impossible journey is the one you never begin"
starboard side.

"If you can dream it, you can achieve it"
port side.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

MAN 15th March 2016 - Windrose A320 UR-WRM

A nice colourful visitor for the Dynamo Kyiv vs Man City Champions League game, Windrose Airlines A320 UR-WRM departed late evening.

MAN 15th March 2016 - Shaheen Air launches new Manchester service!

Arriving during the evening, Shaheen Air A330 AP-BMI was operating the inaugural service of their new 3 x per week Islamabad - Manchester flight.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

MAN 15th March 2016 - C Series CS100 makes it Manchester debut!

Landing on 05R in the morning sunshine, Bombardier C Series CS100 C-FFCO was making the first visit of the type to Manchester on a proving & handling trial flight ahead of forthcoming scheduled services by Swiss.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

MAN 8th March 2016 - Wamos Air A330 G-EOMA

ex Monarch Airlines A330 G-EOMA was rolled out of Air Livery today wearing Wamos Air colours, this is the first A330 for the Spanish Airline and the aircraft will become EC-MJS on delivery.