Today’s News

Today (Monday 25th mARCH)

Today we have a fantastic guest speaker at our TAS Social evening tonight (Monday 25th March). Virgin Atlantic A330 / 340 Captain Nick Anderson will be talking about his fascinating career in aviation.This included flying RAF Phantoms, F18 Hornets with the RAAF and Tornado’s with the RAF prior to his current globe trotting with Virgin!… TAS Social Evenings are held at the Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park (Concorde Restaurant) commencing at 2000 hrs. Free Car Parking after 1900 hrs - Everyone welcome!

The MAN NEWS photo section and Manchester Memories sections have been updated.

Photo of the week…

Congratulations to Greg Mape for this great “Moon shot” …not quite Manchester Airport but as it was taken from Gregs back garden in Baguley I think it’s near enough. The shot was taken early evening on 20th March and the “unidentified” aircraft was travelling from East to West.

MoonJet greg mape 20 March.jpg

All B737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft are grounded. 5 x TUI B737 Max 8 were initially parked up at Manchester Airport (north of the new and as yet unopened Pier 1):- G-TUMA / B / C / D and G.

G-TUMF which operated MAN-TFS on Tuesday 12th March remains parked at Tenerife South Airport (TFS).

The 5 “Manchester Aircraft” were re positioned on Friday 22nd March to Taxiway Juliet in between Juliet 1 and Juliet 2 for parking. See photo below taken 23rd March 2019 by Peter H.

TUI 737 MAX8 PARK JULIET 230319.jpg

WHAT’S DUE

Monday 25th March

0558 QR021 A7-BCC

0558 UA081 N17105

0632 CX219 B-LRE

0643 EY015 A6-ETF

0655 EK021 A6-EUP

0724 AA734 N286AY

0800 LX390 HB-JCL

0835 FR8307 SP-RSL

0725 EW9340 D-AEWO

0915 AY1361 OH-LXI

0935 SQ051 9V-SMP

0955 N765RM Gulfstream 4 D1100

1010 TP1316 CS-TVB A320N

1040 FI440 TF-ISK

1055 G-SCCA C510 Mustang

1113 EK017 A6-EOI

1125 EW9346 D-ABQO

1150 D-CPMI c560xl

1155 OS463 OE-LWE

1209 QR027 A7-BAE

1340 VY8748 EC-KCU

1355 LH938 D-AINE

1420 9H-ALL c525 cj2

1505 EW9342 D-ABNK

1505 EY021 A6-ETB

1641 TK1995 TC-LSB

1641 AY1365 OH-LVL

1721 PK701 AP-BGJ

1745 SK541 EI-SID

1745 N990NB Gulfstream 5 D1200 26th

1827 WY105 A4O-SA

1839 LX380 HB-JCF

1851 EK019 A6-EUZ

1920 FR2142 SP-RSM

1931 TP1318 CS-TJN

1915 EW9344 D-ABDT

1945 30189 CN-NML

1946 QR023 A7-BCB

Tuesday 26th March

1045 N816SP Gulfstream 4 D0900 27th

Saturday 30th March

KLM B777-200 D1130 Air Livery

Monday 1st April

0800 Qatar A330F For Air Livery (Sichuan Airlines)

Summer 2019 Runway operating times

DUAL RUNWAY OPERATING HOURS (All times are local) 

Commencing 06:15 Monday 1st April 2019 for the summer season. 

Monday to Friday (inclusive) 
Runway 05L/23R and 05R/23L will be in operation between 06:15hrs - 20:00hrs. Runway 05L/23R will be in operation as a single runway at all other times.

Saturday 
Runway 05L/23R and 05R/23L will be in operation between 06:15hrs - 16:00hrs. Runway 05L/23R will be in operation as a single runway at all other times

Sunday 
Runway 05L/23R and 05R/23L will be in operation between 06:15hrs - 09:30hrs & 13:00hrs – 20:00hrs. 
Runway 05L/23R will be in operation as a single runway at all other times.