This Month’s Photos

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PHOTOS FROM SEPTEMBER 2019

Many thanks to Steve Seal for sharing Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHG departing from Runway 23 Left on 17th September

Many thanks to Steve Seal for sharing Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHG departing from Runway 23 Left on 17th September

Those Members who went to the TAS social evening at the RVP on Monday 16th Sept had a little bonus in the shape of Uzbek A320 UK32018. Photo: With thanks to Ross Fearn.

Those Members who went to the TAS social evening at the RVP on Monday 16th Sept had a little bonus in the shape of Uzbek A320 UK32018. Photo: With thanks to Ross Fearn.

Adios Manchester…Gowair A320 EC-MQH prepares to depart Runway 23 Left. 14th September 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Adios Manchester…Gowair A320 EC-MQH prepares to depart Runway 23 Left. 14th September 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Embraer Phenom 100 D-IAAD lining up on 23 Left 14th September 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Embraer Phenom 100 D-IAAD lining up on 23 Left 14th September 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Embraer 135BJ Legacy I-CRFX at Manchester on Saturday 14th September . Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Embraer 135BJ Legacy I-CRFX at Manchester on Saturday 14th September . Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IBJJ departing 23 Left on 14th September 2019. I have a feeling that a certain sign is about to become the curse of photographers? Photo: Paul Tomlin

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IBJJ departing 23 Left on 14th September 2019. I have a feeling that a certain sign is about to become the curse of photographers? Photo: Paul Tomlin

TUI sub chartered Gowair A320 EC-MQH on 14th September 2019. Photo: Jonathan Ingham

TUI sub chartered Gowair A320 EC-MQH on 14th September 2019. Photo: Jonathan Ingham

Thomas Cook A330-200 OY-VKF departs Mancheter’s Runway 23 Left on Saturday 14th September proudly wearing an LGBT “Pride” heart on the fuselage . Photo: Jonathan Ingham.

Thomas Cook A330-200 OY-VKF departs Mancheter’s Runway 23 Left on Saturday 14th September proudly wearing an LGBT “Pride” heart on the fuselage . Photo: Jonathan Ingham.

Steve Seal ventured out to the “APH” (Airport Pub) to try his hand at obtaining a few “Golden Hour” approach shots on Saturday evening 14th September. Citation 525 CJ2 D-IEKU is seen on very short final to Runway 23 Right.

Steve Seal ventured out to the “APH” (Airport Pub) to try his hand at obtaining a few “Golden Hour” approach shots on Saturday evening 14th September. Citation 525 CJ2 D-IEKU is seen on very short final to Runway 23 Right.

Aurigny ATR 42 G-HUET providing the perfect subject matter for a Golden Hour shot for Steve Seal on 14th September 2019

Aurigny ATR 42 G-HUET providing the perfect subject matter for a Golden Hour shot for Steve Seal on 14th September 2019

The last rays of sun captured a powerful looking Oman Air B787-8 on short final -14th September 2019. Photo: Steve Seal.

The last rays of sun captured a powerful looking Oman Air B787-8 on short final -14th September 2019. Photo: Steve Seal.

Falcon 7X N24TH was nicely captured in the evening sun by Paul Bailey at the RVP on 12th September.

Falcon 7X N24TH was nicely captured in the evening sun by Paul Bailey at the RVP on 12th September.

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IMHA is seen taxiing past the Runway Visitor Park on 11th September. Photo:Paul Bailey.

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IMHA is seen taxiing past the Runway Visitor Park on 11th September. Photo:Paul Bailey.

Citation 525 CJ4 D-COLO is seen vacating Runway 23 Right on 11th September 2019.Photo:Paul Bailey.

Citation 525 CJ4 D-COLO is seen vacating Runway 23 Right on 11th September 2019.Photo:Paul Bailey.

A super image from Lewis Rowland of the Emirates A380 A6-EOS in the Blue Expo 2020 Livery departing Manchester today (8th September) on the EK022 to Dubai.

A super image from Lewis Rowland of the Emirates A380 A6-EOS in the Blue Expo 2020 Livery departing Manchester today (8th September) on the EK022 to Dubai.

I think most people were surprised to see an Agile Azur A320 operating for Air Portugal today - 8th September . The airline officially ceased operating on 6th September. However, F-HBIS certainly did and can be seen en route to Lisbon in the photo above. Perhaps the airlines administrators have arranged for the lease to continue under a separate agreement? Photo: Steve Seal.

I think most people were surprised to see an Agile Azur A320 operating for Air Portugal today - 8th September . The airline officially ceased operating on 6th September. However, F-HBIS certainly did and can be seen en route to Lisbon in the photo above. Perhaps the airlines administrators have arranged for the lease to continue under a separate agreement? Photo: Steve Seal.

Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHE from the Netjets stables rotates from Runway 23 Left on Sunday 8th September. Photo from Steve Seal.

Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHE from the Netjets stables rotates from Runway 23 Left on Sunday 8th September. Photo from Steve Seal.

Challenger 850 9H-JAD gets ready to roll on Runway 23 Left on Sunday 8th September. Photo: Steve Seal

Challenger 850 9H-JAD gets ready to roll on Runway 23 Left on Sunday 8th September. Photo: Steve Seal

Privilege B767-300 EC-LZO rises to the sky from Runway 05 Left on Saturday 7th September: Photo:Ian Jarman.

Privilege B767-300 EC-LZO rises to the sky from Runway 05 Left on Saturday 7th September: Photo:Ian Jarman.

Looking highly polished the aptly registered Hawker 900XP OK-HWK prepares to depart on Runway 23 Left . Photo: Ian Jarman, 7th September 2019.

Looking highly polished the aptly registered Hawker 900XP OK-HWK prepares to depart on Runway 23 Left . Photo: Ian Jarman, 7th September 2019.

Honda Jet HA420 N524MP is preparing to depart on Runway 23 Left on Saturday 7th September. Photo. Ian Jarman.

Honda Jet HA420 N524MP is preparing to depart on Runway 23 Left on Saturday 7th September. Photo. Ian Jarman.

Citation 525A CJ2 D-ISLT lines up for departure from Runway 23 Left on 7th September.Photo:Ian Jarman

Citation 525A CJ2 D-ISLT lines up for departure from Runway 23 Left on 7th September.Photo:Ian Jarman

A highly symbolic image from Paul Bailey as the last Singapore Air Force Airbus A330 MRTT “038” departs Manchester on Friday 6th September which is also believed to be the very last movement for the Air Livery paint shop at Manchester.

A highly symbolic image from Paul Bailey as the last Singapore Air Force Airbus A330 MRTT “038” departs Manchester on Friday 6th September which is also believed to be the very last movement for the Air Livery paint shop at Manchester.

Thank you to Steve Seal for sharing this superb image of Citation 560XL G-IPAX departing on Runway 23 Left on Thursday 5th September.

Thank you to Steve Seal for sharing this superb image of Citation 560XL G-IPAX departing on Runway 23 Left on Thursday 5th September.

Falcon 7X M-GMKM is seen departing on Runway 23 Left on 5th September.Photo.Steve Seal.

Falcon 7X M-GMKM is seen departing on Runway 23 Left on 5th September.Photo.Steve Seal.

An excellent shot from Steve Seal of Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHI departing on Runway 23 Left.Thursday 5th September 2019.

An excellent shot from Steve Seal of Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHI departing on Runway 23 Left.Thursday 5th September 2019.

Citation 680XL D-CEIS at MAN 5th September 2019 . Photo Steve Seal.

Citation 680XL D-CEIS at MAN 5th September 2019 . Photo Steve Seal.

A superb shot of Gulfstream 650 VP-BCT as she becomes airborne from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September. Photo: Paul Bailey.

A superb shot of Gulfstream 650 VP-BCT as she becomes airborne from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Pegasus A320N TC-NBY is nicely captured commencing her trip to Istanbul on 2nd September: Photo: Mike Grundy

Pegasus A320N TC-NBY is nicely captured commencing her trip to Istanbul on 2nd September: Photo: Mike Grundy

Pegasus A320N TC-NBY is seen lining up for departure to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen on 2nd September.Photo: Paul Tomlin

Pegasus A320N TC-NBY is seen lining up for departure to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen on 2nd September.Photo: Paul Tomlin

Citation 560 XLS D-CANG was photographed rotating from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September by Paul Bailey.

Citation 560 XLS D-CANG was photographed rotating from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September by Paul Bailey.

Etihad B787-10 A6-BMF was photographed rotating from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September by Mike Grundy.

Etihad B787-10 A6-BMF was photographed rotating from Runway 23 Left on 2nd September by Mike Grundy.

Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DOL is seen lining up for departure on 23 Left. 2nd September 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin

Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DOL is seen lining up for departure on 23 Left. 2nd September 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXA was nicely captured gaining momentum for departure on 23 Left by Paul Bailey on 2nd September 2019.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXA was nicely captured gaining momentum for departure on 23 Left by Paul Bailey on 2nd September 2019.

Citation 510 Mustang F-HAHA lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left on Monday 2nd September 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Citation 510 Mustang F-HAHA lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left on Monday 2nd September 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Many thanks to Ross Fearn for sharing this dramatic shot of Gama Aviation Gulfstream 650 VP-BCT vacating Runway 23 Right on Sunday 1st September 2019.

Many thanks to Ross Fearn for sharing this dramatic shot of Gama Aviation Gulfstream 650 VP-BCT vacating Runway 23 Right on Sunday 1st September 2019.

Lufthansa operated their Retro Livery A321 D-AIDV into Manchester from Frankfurt on 1st September. Photo; Darren Moston.

Lufthansa operated their Retro Livery A321 D-AIDV into Manchester from Frankfurt on 1st September. Photo; Darren Moston.

Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DOL is seen taxiing past the RVP on Sunday 1st September.Photo: Ross Fearn.

Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DOL is seen taxiing past the RVP on Sunday 1st September.Photo: Ross Fearn.

ELAL B737-800 4X-EKO was photographed from the RVP on Sunday 1st September. Photo: Ross Fearn

ELAL B737-800 4X-EKO was photographed from the RVP on Sunday 1st September. Photo: Ross Fearn

Photos from August 2019

Citation 550 EC-LQF was nicely captured from the RVP by Mike Oldham on Friday 30th August 2019.

Citation 550 EC-LQF was nicely captured from the RVP by Mike Oldham on Friday 30th August 2019.

A little drama at Manchester this morning (27th August) when the EK021 A6-EVA declared a problem prior to landing (tyre damage?). The aircraft landed safely on Runway 23 Left which was subsequently closed for a while prior to the aircraft being towed to a remote stand. The lunch time A380 EK017 landed without problem and was captured by the keen photographic eye of Paul Tomlin….

A little drama at Manchester this morning (27th August) when the EK021 A6-EVA declared a problem prior to landing (tyre damage?). The aircraft landed safely on Runway 23 Left which was subsequently closed for a while prior to the aircraft being towed to a remote stand. The lunch time A380 EK017 landed without problem and was captured by the keen photographic eye of Paul Tomlin….

WDL Aviaton have continued to operate flights for Flybe throughout August with BAE 146 aircraft. D-AMGL was photographed just prior to departure to Dusseldorf on Tuesday 27th August. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

WDL Aviaton have continued to operate flights for Flybe throughout August with BAE 146 aircraft. D-AMGL was photographed just prior to departure to Dusseldorf on Tuesday 27th August. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Challenger 350 CS-CHI is seen lining up for a 23 Left departure on 27th August. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Challenger 350 CS-CHI is seen lining up for a 23 Left departure on 27th August. Photo: Paul Tomlin.

Beech jet 400 SP-TAT was nicely captured on Runway 23 Left by Paul Tomlin on 27th August 2019.

Beech jet 400 SP-TAT was nicely captured on Runway 23 Left by Paul Tomlin on 27th August 2019.

An excellent shot from Andy Davies of the Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF which passed through Manchester on 26th August on its delivery to the airline in Addis Ababa.

An excellent shot from Andy Davies of the Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF which passed through Manchester on 26th August on its delivery to the airline in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF was photographed arriving from Keflavik into Manchester’s beautiful blue sky on Monday 26th August. Photo: Gary Cuplin

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF was photographed arriving from Keflavik into Manchester’s beautiful blue sky on Monday 26th August. Photo: Gary Cuplin

ET-AXF caught on final approach to Runway 23 Right by Paul Tomlin on 26th August.

ET-AXF caught on final approach to Runway 23 Right by Paul Tomlin on 26th August.

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF gathers momentum on Runway 23 Left for its departure to Rome on 26th August 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 ET-AXF gathers momentum on Runway 23 Left for its departure to Rome on 26th August 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Honda Jet HA420 LX-WJA is seen departing Runway 23 Left on Monday 26th August. Photo: Dave Kirkham

Honda Jet HA420 LX-WJA is seen departing Runway 23 Left on Monday 26th August. Photo: Dave Kirkham

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB was photographed by Martin Robson taxiing for a departure on Runway 23 Left on Monday 26th August.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB was photographed by Martin Robson taxiing for a departure on Runway 23 Left on Monday 26th August.

Falcon 2000EX CS-DLF is seen lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left on 26th August 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Falcon 2000EX CS-DLF is seen lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left on 26th August 2019. Photo:Paul Tomlin.

Honda Jet LX-WJA was a late afternoon arrival on Sunday 25th August - nicely captured by Paul Tomlin on short final to Runway 23 Right.

Honda Jet LX-WJA was a late afternoon arrival on Sunday 25th August - nicely captured by Paul Tomlin on short final to Runway 23 Right.

Probably the most unusual looking aircraft to visit Manchester over the August Bank Holiday weekend was Piaggio P180 Avanti PH-HRK seen here on short final to Runway 23 Right on 25th August.Photo:B.G.Race.

Probably the most unusual looking aircraft to visit Manchester over the August Bank Holiday weekend was Piaggio P180 Avanti PH-HRK seen here on short final to Runway 23 Right on 25th August.Photo:B.G.Race.

Lufthansa E190LR D-AECI was a first time visitor to Manchester on Sunday 25th August. Photo: Peter H

Lufthansa E190LR D-AECI was a first time visitor to Manchester on Sunday 25th August. Photo: Peter H

Danish Air Transport ATR 72 OY-RUR was beautifully captured on short final to Runway 23 Right on 25th August by B.G.Race.

Danish Air Transport ATR 72 OY-RUR was beautifully captured on short final to Runway 23 Right on 25th August by B.G.Race.

The Hawker 4000 is one of less common executive jet types to visit Manchester. However,the rather smart OY-JJJ paid us a visit on Sunday 25th August 2019. Photo: Peter H

The Hawker 4000 is one of less common executive jet types to visit Manchester. However,the rather smart OY-JJJ paid us a visit on Sunday 25th August 2019. Photo: Peter H

Falcon 900EX PH-LAU on short final to Runway 23 Right on Friday 23rd August 2019. Photo: 0003OPS

Falcon 900EX PH-LAU on short final to Runway 23 Right on Friday 23rd August 2019. Photo: 0003OPS

Flightline Metroliner EC-GJM taxiing in on 21st August. Photo: Greg Mape

Flightline Metroliner EC-GJM taxiing in on 21st August. Photo: Greg Mape

KLM ERJ190 PH-EZX in Skyteam livery just starting its roll on Runway 23L on 20th August 2019. Photo: Steve Seal

KLM ERJ190 PH-EZX in Skyteam livery just starting its roll on Runway 23L on 20th August 2019. Photo: Steve Seal

Arrival of Singapore Air Force A330-200 MRTT038 on 19th August 2019.Photo: with thanks to B.G. Race.

Arrival of Singapore Air Force A330-200 MRTT038 on 19th August 2019.Photo: with thanks to B.G. Race.

Cessna Citation 680 OK-EMA on final approach to Manchester 19th August. Photo: B.G.Race.

Cessna Citation 680 OK-EMA on final approach to Manchester 19th August. Photo: B.G.Race.

Cessna Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DVJ captured on approach to Manchester 19th August 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin

Cessna Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DVJ captured on approach to Manchester 19th August 2019. Photo: Paul Tomlin

Many thanks to Lawrence Brindley for sharing this shot of the MRTT A330-200 “038” taxiing past the Runway Visitor Park on Monday 19th August. The aircraft was en route to the Air Livery paint shop from where it is expected to emerge from in the colours of the Singapore Air Force.

Many thanks to Lawrence Brindley for sharing this shot of the MRTT A330-200 “038” taxiing past the Runway Visitor Park on Monday 19th August. The aircraft was en route to the Air Livery paint shop from where it is expected to emerge from in the colours of the Singapore Air Force.

Pegasus B737-800 TC-CCK was photographed from the RVP on Sunday 18th August by Iain Horne.

Pegasus B737-800 TC-CCK was photographed from the RVP on Sunday 18th August by Iain Horne.

Falcon 900 LX-SAB was one of several aircraft arriving for the Man City v Spurs game on 17th August 2019.

Falcon 900 LX-SAB was one of several aircraft arriving for the Man City v Spurs game on 17th August 2019.

Royal Jet BBJ A6-RJU is seen making a late afternoon arrival to runway 23 Right on Saturday 17th August.

Royal Jet BBJ A6-RJU is seen making a late afternoon arrival to runway 23 Right on Saturday 17th August.

Many thanks to Steve Seal for sharing his image of Hainan Airlines A330-300 B-5971 operating the HU7904 to Beijing on Tuesday 13th August.

Many thanks to Steve Seal for sharing his image of Hainan Airlines A330-300 B-5971 operating the HU7904 to Beijing on Tuesday 13th August.

Paul Tomlin photographed Sun-Air Dornier 328 jet OY-JJH on final to 23 Right on Monday 12th August.

Paul Tomlin photographed Sun-Air Dornier 328 jet OY-JJH on final to 23 Right on Monday 12th August.

Royal Air Maroc B737-800 CN-ROU was captured on final approach to Runway 23 Right on Monday 12th August by Paul Tomlin.

Royal Air Maroc B737-800 CN-ROU was captured on final approach to Runway 23 Right on Monday 12th August by Paul Tomlin.

Gabriel Gadikor took this shot from the Runway Visitor Park (just prior to the TAS Social Evening) on Monday 12th August of Hi Fly A340-300 CS-TQY entering Runway 23 Left for departure.

Gabriel Gadikor took this shot from the Runway Visitor Park (just prior to the TAS Social Evening) on Monday 12th August of Hi Fly A340-300 CS-TQY entering Runway 23 Left for departure.

Not quite Manchester this one…Andy Santini resides in Handforth. As he says “it’s not everyday you look out of your window and see a Lancaster Bomber!” …BBMF Lancaster “PA474” positioning for a Flypast of the Avro Heritage Museum’s Avro Air Fair at Woodford on Sunday 11th August.

Not quite Manchester this one…Andy Santini resides in Handforth. As he says “it’s not everyday you look out of your window and see a Lancaster Bomber!” …BBMF Lancaster “PA474” positioning for a Flypast of the Avro Heritage Museum’s Avro Air Fair at Woodford on Sunday 11th August.

Plus Ultra A340-300 EC-MFB rotating on a wet runway 23 Left Saturday 10th August 2019. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

Plus Ultra A340-300 EC-MFB rotating on a wet runway 23 Left Saturday 10th August 2019. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

A very interesting “action shot” from Wayne Bennett of Emirates A380 (A6-EDJ) braking after landing on a wet Runway 23 Right - Saturday 10th August 2019.

A very interesting “action shot” from Wayne Bennett of Emirates A380 (A6-EDJ) braking after landing on a wet Runway 23 Right - Saturday 10th August 2019.

Many thanks to B.G.Race for this classic A340 departure shot - complete with smoke trails! Plus Ultra’s EC-MFB departing from 23 Left Saturday 10th August 2019.

Many thanks to B.G.Race for this classic A340 departure shot - complete with smoke trails! Plus Ultra’s EC-MFB departing from 23 Left Saturday 10th August 2019.

A great shot from Darren Moston of the Plus Ultra A340-300 EC-MFB taking to the Manchester skies on 8th August 2019.

A great shot from Darren Moston of the Plus Ultra A340-300 EC-MFB taking to the Manchester skies on 8th August 2019.

WDL Aviation BAe 146 D-AMGL departing Manchester for Dusseldorf on Thursday 8th August. Photo: Ross Fearn

WDL Aviation BAe 146 D-AMGL departing Manchester for Dusseldorf on Thursday 8th August. Photo: Ross Fearn

EC-MFB “Plus Ultra” A340-300 is seen taxiing out for a Runway 23 Left departure to Cancun on Tuesday 6th August 2019. Plus Ultra were operating the flight on the behalf of Thomas Cook. Photo: With thanks to James Fairbrother.

EC-MFB “Plus Ultra” A340-300 is seen taxiing out for a Runway 23 Left departure to Cancun on Tuesday 6th August 2019. Plus Ultra were operating the flight on the behalf of Thomas Cook. Photo: With thanks to James Fairbrother.

Citation 525 CJ1 SP-AST becoming airborne on Runway 23 Left - 6th August 2019.Photo: Paul Bailey.

Citation 525 CJ1 SP-AST becoming airborne on Runway 23 Left - 6th August 2019.Photo: Paul Bailey.

ELAL B737-800 4X-EKP departing on Runway 23 Left .Tuesday 6th August 2019. Photo:Paul Bailey.

ELAL B737-800 4X-EKP departing on Runway 23 Left .Tuesday 6th August 2019. Photo:Paul Bailey.

The distinctive shape of a Gulfstream 150 - N222LR arriving from Turin on Monday 5th August.Photo: Peter H

The distinctive shape of a Gulfstream 150 - N222LR arriving from Turin on Monday 5th August.Photo: Peter H

Pegasus Boeing 737-800 TC-CRE commencing its departure roll on Runway 23 Left. 3rd August 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn.

Pegasus Boeing 737-800 TC-CRE commencing its departure roll on Runway 23 Left. 3rd August 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn.

Belavia B737-500 EW-294PA rotating from runway 23 Left on 3rd August 2019. Photo:Ross Fearn

Belavia B737-500 EW-294PA rotating from runway 23 Left on 3rd August 2019. Photo:Ross Fearn

Condor / Thomas Cook A321 D-AIAG departing Runway 23 Left on 3rd August 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn

Condor / Thomas Cook A321 D-AIAG departing Runway 23 Left on 3rd August 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn

Belavia operated B737-500 EW-294PA on their weekly scheduled flight from / to Minsk on Saturday 3rd August. Photo: 0003OPS.

Belavia operated B737-500 EW-294PA on their weekly scheduled flight from / to Minsk on Saturday 3rd August. Photo: 0003OPS.

Saturday morning has to be CRJ time at MAN. The last of almost 3 in a row to arrive on Saturday 3rd August was ES-ACM operating the SK539 from Copenhagen. Photo: 0003OPS.

Saturday morning has to be CRJ time at MAN. The last of almost 3 in a row to arrive on Saturday 3rd August was ES-ACM operating the SK539 from Copenhagen. Photo: 0003OPS.

City Jet operated the SN2173 from Brussels with CRJ 900 EI-GEC on Saturday 3rd August. Photo. 0003OPS.

City Jet operated the SN2173 from Brussels with CRJ 900 EI-GEC on Saturday 3rd August. Photo. 0003OPS.

Nordica CRJ900LR ES-ACG has become a regular Saturday morning visitor to Manchester operating the SK2547 from / to Stockholm. She is seen here on short finals to Runway 23 right on 3rd August. Photo: 0003OPS.

Nordica CRJ900LR ES-ACG has become a regular Saturday morning visitor to Manchester operating the SK2547 from / to Stockholm. She is seen here on short finals to Runway 23 right on 3rd August. Photo: 0003OPS.

Privilege B767-300 EC-LZO making “positive” contact with Runway 05 Right on Friday 2nd August. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Privilege B767-300 EC-LZO making “positive” contact with Runway 05 Right on Friday 2nd August. Photo: Paul Bailey.

2 Excel Aviation’s B737-300 G-TGPG was photographed touching down on 05 Right by Paul Bailey on 2nd August.

2 Excel Aviation’s B737-300 G-TGPG was photographed touching down on 05 Right by Paul Bailey on 2nd August.

Icelandair’s B757-200 TF-FIU in the Aurora Borealis livery paid Manchester a visit on Friday 2nd August. She was perfectly lit on short final contrasting beautifully with the angry mid day sky and rich Summer greenery. Photo: Peter Hampson.

Icelandair’s B757-200 TF-FIU in the Aurora Borealis livery paid Manchester a visit on Friday 2nd August. She was perfectly lit on short final contrasting beautifully with the angry mid day sky and rich Summer greenery. Photo: Peter Hampson.

WDL Aviation BAe 146-200 D-AMGL is currently operating services for Flybe. Nicely captured above by Andy Davies on Thursday 1st August.

WDL Aviation BAe 146-200 D-AMGL is currently operating services for Flybe. Nicely captured above by Andy Davies on Thursday 1st August.

Capital Air Ambulance Lear 45 G-XJET departing on Runway 23 Left. 25th July 2109. Photo: Ross Fearn.

Capital Air Ambulance Lear 45 G-XJET departing on Runway 23 Left. 25th July 2109. Photo: Ross Fearn.

A great shot of ELAL B737-800 4X-EKH just becoming airborne from Runway 23 Left on 25th July. Photo: Paul Rowland.

A great shot of ELAL B737-800 4X-EKH just becoming airborne from Runway 23 Left on 25th July. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Time to aviate for Virgin Atlantics “Ruby Tuesday” G-VXLG Runway 23 Left 25th July 2019. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Time to aviate for Virgin Atlantics “Ruby Tuesday” G-VXLG Runway 23 Left 25th July 2019. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Lear Jet 45 CS-TFO was nicely captured by Paul Rowland on departure from Runway 23 Left on Thursday 25th July.

Lear Jet 45 CS-TFO was nicely captured by Paul Rowland on departure from Runway 23 Left on Thursday 25th July.

Embraer 135 Legacy I-CRFX was very nicely captured by Ross Fearn departing 23 Left on 25th July.

Embraer 135 Legacy I-CRFX was very nicely captured by Ross Fearn departing 23 Left on 25th July.

HOP E190 F-HBLK operated the Air France 1168 on Tuesday 23rd July. She is seen here descending into Manchester for a landing on Runway 23 Right. Photo:Peter H

HOP E190 F-HBLK operated the Air France 1168 on Tuesday 23rd July. She is seen here descending into Manchester for a landing on Runway 23 Right. Photo:Peter H

Putting in a rare appearance at Manchester on Sunday 21st July was Etihad B787-9 A6-BLV which wears the Formula 1 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Livery. The aircraft was very nicely captured from the RVP by Steven Hirst.

Putting in a rare appearance at Manchester on Sunday 21st July was Etihad B787-9 A6-BLV which wears the Formula 1 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Livery. The aircraft was very nicely captured from the RVP by Steven Hirst.

A relatively rare visitor to Manchester is Emirates A380 A6-EER in the “United for Wildlife” livery. With thanks to Paul Rowland for capturing the moment on Thursday 18th July.

A relatively rare visitor to Manchester is Emirates A380 A6-EER in the “United for Wildlife” livery. With thanks to Paul Rowland for capturing the moment on Thursday 18th July.

“Welcome to Manchester” - Atlas Air B747-400 N322SG touches down on Runway 23 Right. Monday 15th July. Photo: Andrew Davies.

“Welcome to Manchester” - Atlas Air B747-400 N322SG touches down on Runway 23 Right. Monday 15th July. Photo: Andrew Davies.

A319 D-AILF wearing Lufthansa’s Star Alliance livery was nicely captured departing 23 Left on 15th July by Ross Fearn.

A319 D-AILF wearing Lufthansa’s Star Alliance livery was nicely captured departing 23 Left on 15th July by Ross Fearn.

Pegasus A320N TC-NBD is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on 15th July 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn.

Pegasus A320N TC-NBD is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on 15th July 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn.

Global Express T7-SSB was one of a number of executive jets which visited Manchester in connection with the ICC Cricket World cup Semi Final match at Old Trafford. The aircraft is seen here about to depart on Runway 23 Left on pretty miserable 12th July. Photo: With thanks to John Wood.

Global Express T7-SSB was one of a number of executive jets which visited Manchester in connection with the ICC Cricket World cup Semi Final match at Old Trafford. The aircraft is seen here about to depart on Runway 23 Left on pretty miserable 12th July. Photo: With thanks to John Wood.

Embrae 135BJ Legacy D-ASAP is seen departing Manchester on 12th July. Photo:John Wood.

Embrae 135BJ Legacy D-ASAP is seen departing Manchester on 12th July. Photo:John Wood.

Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHA lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: John Wood,Friday 12th July

Embraer Phenom 300 CS-PHA lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: John Wood,Friday 12th July

Loganair Embraer 145 G-SAJH (formerly G-EMBJ of BMI Regional) was captured just prior to departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: John Wood,Friday 12th July.

Loganair Embraer 145 G-SAJH (formerly G-EMBJ of BMI Regional) was captured just prior to departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: John Wood,Friday 12th July.

An excellent shot from Stuart Prince in the “Golden Hour” at the RVP on Saturday 6th July. Air France used a HOP Embraer 190LR F-HBLC on their evening Paris service …the South Manchester skyline making the perfect back drop!

An excellent shot from Stuart Prince in the “Golden Hour” at the RVP on Saturday 6th July. Air France used a HOP Embraer 190LR F-HBLC on their evening Paris service …the South Manchester skyline making the perfect back drop!

Air Portugal A320N CS-TVD made it’s First Visit to Manchester on Saturday 6th July. Photo: Stuart Prince.

Air Portugal A320N CS-TVD made it’s First Visit to Manchester on Saturday 6th July. Photo: Stuart Prince.

Another shot from the RVP…Bulgarian Air Charter “Mad Dog” putting on the brakes. Runway 23 Right - Saturday 6th July 2019. Photo: Stuart Prince.

Another shot from the RVP…Bulgarian Air Charter “Mad Dog” putting on the brakes. Runway 23 Right - Saturday 6th July 2019. Photo: Stuart Prince.

Today’s “Star Visitor” - Crystal B777-200 P4-XTL rolls out after landing on Runway 23 Right. Photo: Stuart Prince from the RVP on 6th July 2019.

Today’s “Star Visitor” - Crystal B777-200 P4-XTL rolls out after landing on Runway 23 Right. Photo: Stuart Prince from the RVP on 6th July 2019.

Capturing the moment…B777-200 P4-XTL on short final. Photo: Jack Crompton.

Capturing the moment…B777-200 P4-XTL on short final. Photo: Jack Crompton.

A superb shot from Andrew Jennings of the Crystal B777-200 P4-XTL on short final to runway 23 Right on 6th July 2019.

A superb shot from Andrew Jennings of the Crystal B777-200 P4-XTL on short final to runway 23 Right on 6th July 2019.

B777-200 P4-XTL on final approach to runway 23 Right on 6th July. Photo: Darren Moston.

B777-200 P4-XTL on final approach to runway 23 Right on 6th July. Photo: Darren Moston.

29 years young and still flying high! Bulgarian Air Charter MD82 LZ-LDP (formerly with Alitalia) made her first visit to Manchester today - Saturday 6th July. Photo. Peter H.

29 years young and still flying high! Bulgarian Air Charter MD82 LZ-LDP (formerly with Alitalia) made her first visit to Manchester today - Saturday 6th July. Photo. Peter H.

Arriving from Biggin Hill Gulfstream 550 N989AR is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right . Photo: 0003OPS 6th July 2019.

Arriving from Biggin Hill Gulfstream 550 N989AR is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right . Photo: 0003OPS 6th July 2019.

Sky Service (Canada) Air Ambulance Lear Jet 45 C-GEJD is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on Saturday 6th July. Photo: 0003OPS

Sky Service (Canada) Air Ambulance Lear Jet 45 C-GEJD is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on Saturday 6th July. Photo: 0003OPS

Nordica CRJ900LR ES-ACG operated the SK2547 /8 from / to Stockholm on behalf of SAS on Saturday 6th July and was nicely captured (despite the Manchester rain) by Ross Fearn departing from Runway 23 Left.

Nordica CRJ900LR ES-ACG operated the SK2547 /8 from / to Stockholm on behalf of SAS on Saturday 6th July and was nicely captured (despite the Manchester rain) by Ross Fearn departing from Runway 23 Left.

Ross Fearn captured the atmospherics of this mornings (6th July) Etihad B787-9 A6-BMF rotating from 23 Left en route to Abu Dhabi

Ross Fearn captured the atmospherics of this mornings (6th July) Etihad B787-9 A6-BMF rotating from 23 Left en route to Abu Dhabi

Klas Jet B737-500 LY-JMS looked good on approach to Manchester in the early evening sunshine on Friday 5th July. Photo: Peter H.

Klas Jet B737-500 LY-JMS looked good on approach to Manchester in the early evening sunshine on Friday 5th July. Photo: Peter H.

Air X Charter A340-300 9H-BIG is seen arriving at Manchester on 4th July. It is believed to be taking Everton FC out for a pre season game in Nairobi (Kenya) on 5th July…Photo: Paul Watson.

Air X Charter A340-300 9H-BIG is seen arriving at Manchester on 4th July. It is believed to be taking Everton FC out for a pre season game in Nairobi (Kenya) on 5th July…Photo: Paul Watson.

Canadian Armed Forces A310 15003 taxies past the RVP on 4th July 2019. Photo:Stuart Prince.

Canadian Armed Forces A310 15003 taxies past the RVP on 4th July 2019. Photo:Stuart Prince.

Turkish carrier Pegasus commenced a new scheduled service to / from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) on 1st July. Airbus A320 TC-DCB operated the route on 3rd July. Photo: Steve Ashworth.

Turkish carrier Pegasus commenced a new scheduled service to / from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) on 1st July. Airbus A320 TC-DCB operated the route on 3rd July. Photo: Steve Ashworth.

Embraer Phenom 300 D-CLIF was captured by Steve Ashworth at Manchester on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

Embraer Phenom 300 D-CLIF was captured by Steve Ashworth at Manchester on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.