Monday, 5 November 2018

MAN 5th November 2018 - Jet Airways inaugural service to MAN

Operating the inaugural departure to Mumbai on their new 5x per week service, A330-200 VT-JWP pushes back off stand 202 on a dull Manchester morning.

5th November 2018 - Kemble, Heathrow & Luton Trip pics added to 2018 Trips page.

A Day Trip Down South
22nd October 2018

A selection of photos taken on a day trip down to Kemble, Heathrow and Luton have been added to 2018 Trips page,

Click on the link below and scroll to the bottom to see them.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

14th October 2018 - Three new trips added to the 2018 Trips page.

Three new trips added to the 2018 Trips page

A selection of photos taken on the following three trips have been added to the 2018 Trips page,

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Fairford, Farnborough and Heathrow - July 2018

Amsterdam - July 2018

Heathrow (via BHX) - September 2018

Monday, 13 August 2018

MAN 11th August 2018 - Belavia B737-800 EW-456PA

Making its first visit to Manchester (and the first visit of one of their 738's in the new scheme), Belavia's B737-800 EW-456PA taxies to stand in the morning sun.

MAN 10th August 2018 - Sultan of Johor BBJ 9M-III

Making a very welcome first visit to Manchester albeit on a very dull and wet day, the Sultan of Johor's Boeing 737-800 BBJ 9M-III is seen here landing and taxiing in past the Viewing Park early afternoon.

Thursday, 26 July 2018

MAN 14th July 2018 - Emirates "Zayed" A380 A6-EUV

Operating the morning Dubai service in the sunshine, Emirates A380 A6-EUV is their 100th  A380 and also wears the "Year of Zayed 2018" titles and logos.

MAN 13th July 2018 - Icelandair B757-300 TF-ISX

Making its first visit to Manchester, Icelandair's newly acquired B757-300 TF-ISX wears a special "Icelandic Flag" scheme.

East Midlands - 27th June 2018

An evening visit to allow us to catch the relatively new West Atlantic B737-800 Freighter saw the following movements over a couple of hours in the sunshine.

The reason for the visit, the world's first Boeing 737-800 Freighter, West Atlantic's G-NPTA wearing special tail titles to commemorate the fact!

A nice treat to catch the "Year of Zayed" special Etihad Cargo B777-200F A6-DDE

Birmingham 27th June 2018

A quick stop at Birmingham mid afternoon (whilst en-route to East Midlands) to catch a sight of the Air Austral B787-8 F-OLRC allowed the following few interesting movements to be seen,

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

MAN 26th June 2018 - Lufthansa "Fanhansa" A321 D-AISQ

Making another visit, this time in the morning sunshine ...
Lufthansa's new colours "Fanhansa" special A321 D-AISQ is seen here taxiing to stand.

Monday, 25 June 2018

MAN 19th June 2018 - Emirates "PSG Special" A380 A6-EUB

Arriving on the evening Dubai service, Emirates A380 A6-EUB wears this special scheme supporting the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football team, the briefest little sunflash at the right time helped with the shot!

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

MAN 19th June 2018 - Air Malta A320 Neo 9H-NEO

Making its first visit to Manchester this morning, Air Malta A320 Neo, appropriately registered 9H-NEO, wears a special scheme for the Nickelodeon TV network.

Monday, 18 June 2018

MAN 17th June 2018 - Fanhansa A321 D-AISQ and Turkish "Star Alliance" A330 TC-LNB

Making it's first visit with the new Fanhansa titles, A321 D-AISQ arrived late afternoon,

This was followed shortly afterwards by Turkish Airlines A330-200 TC-LNB departing after its first visit to Manchester, this a/c also wears the Star Alliance livery.

MAN 9th June 2018 - British Airways Saab 200 G-CDKA

A very rare visit of the British Airways liveried Saab 2000 G-CDKA came about today when it operated an Eastern Airways charter from the Isle of Man, sadly the thick cloud had set in by the time it arrived late afternoon but still great to finally catch!

Thursday, 7 June 2018

7th June 2018 - May 2018 Cologne / Dusseldorf Trip photos added to the 2018 Trips page

A three night trip to Cologne and Dusseldorf 
May 2018

A selection of photos taken on our three night trip to Cologne and Dusseldorf has been added to the 2018 Trips page, click on the link below and scroll down the page .....

MAN 31st May 2018 - Vueling "Disneyland" special A320 EC-MYC

Making its first visit to Manchester on a sunny afternoon, Vueling A320 EC-MYC wears a special scheme for Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary, it is slightly different on either side, Captain America on the port side and Spiderman on the starboard.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Liverpool - 26th May 2018 - Champions League Final traffic.

An early morning run up to Liverpool for some of the Champions League football fans charters saw the following pass the camera over a few hours, sadly the weather was mostly cloudy with very little good light .......

The definite highlight as far as I was concerned, Jordan Aviation B737-300 JY-JAX (wearing the scheme of failed Cypriot carrier Orion Airways) arriving just after 5am and well before it was light!

Danish Air Transport A320 OY-LHD

Klasjet B737-500 LY-KLJ

Jordan Aviation B737-300 JY-JAX departing just after 7am,

Aigle Azur A320 F-HBAO

Trade Air Fokker F100 9A-BTD

Another highlight for me, Romanian Star East Airlines B737-400 YR-SEB

Final interesting movement for me, Ukrainian Bravo Airways MD80 UR-COC arriving at 09.30