This Month’s Photos

Photos from May 2019

Air Mauritius A330-200 3B-NBM arrived at Manchester for work with Air Livery on Wednesday 22nd March. Nicely captured landing on 23 Right by Stuart Prince.

Air Mauritius A330-200 3B-NBM arrived at Manchester for work with Air Livery on Wednesday 22nd March. Nicely captured landing on 23 Right by Stuart Prince.

Air Mauritius A330-200 3B-NBM was photographed by Darren Moston on approach to Runway 23 R this afternoon. 22nd May 2019.

Air Mauritius A330-200 3B-NBM was photographed by Darren Moston on approach to Runway 23 R this afternoon. 22nd May 2019.

Air Iceland Connect operated for Icelandair for the second day running with Dash 8-400 TF-FXB. The aircraft is seen here on very short final to Runway 23 Right.Photo: B.G. Race 22nd May 2019.

Air Iceland Connect operated for Icelandair for the second day running with Dash 8-400 TF-FXB. The aircraft is seen here on very short final to Runway 23 Right.Photo: B.G. Race 22nd May 2019.

Freebird A320 TC-FBR was photographed on short final to Runway 23 Right by Debbie Riley on Wednesday 22nd May.

Freebird A320 TC-FBR was photographed on short final to Runway 23 Right by Debbie Riley on Wednesday 22nd May.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo Paul Watson 21st May 2019.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB lines up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo Paul Watson 21st May 2019.

Phenom 300 D-CHIC was photographed in beautiful light on departure from Runway 23 Left by Paul Bailey. 21st May 2019

Phenom 300 D-CHIC was photographed in beautiful light on departure from Runway 23 Left by Paul Bailey. 21st May 2019

Zenith Aviation now have one of their Lear Jet 75’s based at Manchester. Different aircraft rotate through from their Biggin HQ. G-ZNTH is looking good on departure from 23 Left. Many thanks to Paul Bailey for sharing - 21st May 2019.

Zenith Aviation now have one of their Lear Jet 75’s based at Manchester. Different aircraft rotate through from their Biggin HQ. G-ZNTH is looking good on departure from 23 Left. Many thanks to Paul Bailey for sharing - 21st May 2019.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB operated the FI440 for Icelandair on 21st May. Thank you to Richard Ansell for sharing his shot from Bruntwood Park!.

Air Iceland Connect Dash 8 TF-FXB operated the FI440 for Icelandair on 21st May. Thank you to Richard Ansell for sharing his shot from Bruntwood Park!.

Global Express N770KF is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on Tuesday 21st May. Photo Peter H

Global Express N770KF is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on Tuesday 21st May. Photo Peter H

Global Express T7-BIG made its first visit to Manchester on the evening of 20th May.The aircraft arrived with guests for the Manchester City “celebration” diner following the teams trophy parade through Manchester.Photo:Andy Davies.

Global Express T7-BIG made its first visit to Manchester on the evening of 20th May.The aircraft arrived with guests for the Manchester City “celebration” diner following the teams trophy parade through Manchester.Photo:Andy Davies.

The latest addition to the Brussels Airlines special liveries - A320 OO-SNE paid us another visit on 20th May. Very nicely captured touching down on Runway 23 Right by Andy Davies.

The latest addition to the Brussels Airlines special liveries - A320 OO-SNE paid us another visit on 20th May. Very nicely captured touching down on Runway 23 Right by Andy Davies.

SAS A320 SE-ROA visited Manchester on 20th May wearing the Netflix “The Rain” promotional livery on the rear fuselage.The aircraft is seen here about to depart on 23 Left. Photo: Andy Davies.

SAS A320 SE-ROA visited Manchester on 20th May wearing the Netflix “The Rain” promotional livery on the rear fuselage.The aircraft is seen here about to depart on 23 Left. Photo: Andy Davies.

Royal Air Maroc B737-700 CN-RNR was caught on final approach to Runway 23 Right this afternoon (Monday 20th May) . With thanks to Denis Norman.

Royal Air Maroc B737-700 CN-RNR was caught on final approach to Runway 23 Right this afternoon (Monday 20th May) . With thanks to Denis Norman.

Bulgarian Air Charter MD83 LZ-LDK was a surprise visitor to MAN on Saturday 18th May. Thank you to Gabriel Gadikor for sharing his image with us.

Bulgarian Air Charter MD83 LZ-LDK was a surprise visitor to MAN on Saturday 18th May. Thank you to Gabriel Gadikor for sharing his image with us.

Vueling A320N EC-NCG was captured on approach to MAN on 16th May by Steve Ashworth

Vueling A320N EC-NCG was captured on approach to MAN on 16th May by Steve Ashworth

Brussels Airlines operated their Red Devils Livery A320 OO-SNA into MAN on 16th May .Photo: Paul Watson.

Brussels Airlines operated their Red Devils Livery A320 OO-SNA into MAN on 16th May .Photo: Paul Watson.

Singapore A350-9 9V-SMR is “Turning and Burning” on its departure roll from 23 Left on 16th May. With thanks to Paul Watson.

Singapore A350-9 9V-SMR is “Turning and Burning” on its departure roll from 23 Left on 16th May. With thanks to Paul Watson.

Citation 560XLS D-CSUN was photographed by Paul Watson on Wednesday 15th May departing on Runway 23 Left.

Citation 560XLS D-CSUN was photographed by Paul Watson on Wednesday 15th May departing on Runway 23 Left.

A superb shot from Jack Crompton of Scandinavian A320 SE-ROP departing from 23 Left . 14th May 2019.

A superb shot from Jack Crompton of Scandinavian A320 SE-ROP departing from 23 Left . 14th May 2019.

Ethiopian / Star Alliance Livery B787-8 ET-ATG made its first visit to Manchester on the ET728 today (14th May) Photo: Stuart Prince.

Ethiopian / Star Alliance Livery B787-8 ET-ATG made its first visit to Manchester on the ET728 today (14th May) Photo: Stuart Prince.

ASL ATR42 EI-SLX is seen departing from MAN on 14th May: Photo Jack Crompton

ASL ATR42 EI-SLX is seen departing from MAN on 14th May: Photo Jack Crompton

The latest aircraft to wear a special livery from Brussels Airlines is A320 OO-SNE which is painted in the “Belgian Icons” livery. Many thanks to Stuart Prince for the early rise this morning (14th May) to catch the aircraft departing to Brussels at 06.20 hrs.

The latest aircraft to wear a special livery from Brussels Airlines is A320 OO-SNE which is painted in the “Belgian Icons” livery. Many thanks to Stuart Prince for the early rise this morning (14th May) to catch the aircraft departing to Brussels at 06.20 hrs.

Finnair “One World” ERJ 190 OH-LKN was nicely captured departing from 23 Left by Jack Crompton on Tuesday 14th May.

Finnair “One World” ERJ 190 OH-LKN was nicely captured departing from 23 Left by Jack Crompton on Tuesday 14th May.

…and rotate! A beautiful photo from Paul Bailey who captured Global Express HB-JII as she began to aviate from 23 Left on Monday 13th May.

…and rotate! A beautiful photo from Paul Bailey who captured Global Express HB-JII as she began to aviate from 23 Left on Monday 13th May.

Challenger 300 D-BOOM commences its departure roll on Runway 23 Left. Photo: Paul Bailey Monday 13th May.

Challenger 300 D-BOOM commences its departure roll on Runway 23 Left. Photo: Paul Bailey Monday 13th May.

Pegasus have commenced a new weekly (Monday) A320N service from / to Dalaman. Today’s flight (13th May) was operated by TC-NBB. Photo: Peter H

Pegasus have commenced a new weekly (Monday) A320N service from / to Dalaman. Today’s flight (13th May) was operated by TC-NBB. Photo: Peter H

Embraer Phenom F-HJBR was an early morning arrival on 23 Right - 13th May 2019. Photo: Peter H

Embraer Phenom F-HJBR was an early morning arrival on 23 Right - 13th May 2019. Photo: Peter H

Nordica ATR 72 ES-ATA has been poping up on sub charters for Fly Be and Loganair quite a few time this year. However, rarely in good weather and at a decent time for photography. Today ( Sunday 12th May) that all changed when she was sub chartered to operate the BE345 from Glasgow arriving at 16.20! Photo: Peter H.

Nordica ATR 72 ES-ATA has been poping up on sub charters for Fly Be and Loganair quite a few time this year. However, rarely in good weather and at a decent time for photography. Today ( Sunday 12th May) that all changed when she was sub chartered to operate the BE345 from Glasgow arriving at 16.20! Photo: Peter H.

Alba Star B737-800 EC-NAB looked good on final approach to Runway 23 Right. Sunday 12th May . Photo; Denis Norman

Alba Star B737-800 EC-NAB looked good on final approach to Runway 23 Right. Sunday 12th May . Photo; Denis Norman

Jet time B737-800 OY-JZK put in another appearance on behalf of SAS when it operated their Stockholm service on Sunday 12th May. Photo: Peter H

Jet time B737-800 OY-JZK put in another appearance on behalf of SAS when it operated their Stockholm service on Sunday 12th May. Photo: Peter H

Citation CJ3 M-CITY is seen taxiing out for departure on 23 Left on 11th May - looking rather smart after its recent paint job! Photo; Lewis Rowland

Citation CJ3 M-CITY is seen taxiing out for departure on 23 Left on 11th May - looking rather smart after its recent paint job! Photo; Lewis Rowland

Citation 525 CJ1 D-ITAN taken from Manchester’s Southside on 11th May - Photo: Lewis Rowland

Citation 525 CJ1 D-ITAN taken from Manchester’s Southside on 11th May - Photo: Lewis Rowland

Many thanks to Andrew Jennings who took this dramatic shot of Emirates A380 A6-EOS arriving on 23 Right this evening (Saturday 11th May) from Shadowmoss Road.

Many thanks to Andrew Jennings who took this dramatic shot of Emirates A380 A6-EOS arriving on 23 Right this evening (Saturday 11th May) from Shadowmoss Road.

A nice shot from Lewis Rowland of the Lufthansa / Star Alliance A320 D-AIPD lining up for departure for Frankfurt on 23 Left.11th May 2019.

A nice shot from Lewis Rowland of the Lufthansa / Star Alliance A320 D-AIPD lining up for departure for Frankfurt on 23 Left.11th May 2019.

F-GSEU an XL A330-200 was sub charted by TUI on Saturday 11th May. She is seen here on short final to Runway 23 Right. Photo: Peter H

F-GSEU an XL A330-200 was sub charted by TUI on Saturday 11th May. She is seen here on short final to Runway 23 Right. Photo: Peter H

Etihad A380 A6-APJ diverted in to Manchester on Wednesday 8th May due a Medical Emergency on board. The aircraft was operating flight EY101 fro Abu Dhabi to New York JFK. Many thanks to Andy Davies for sharing this great photo with us - taken just after touch down on 05 Right this evening..

Etihad A380 A6-APJ diverted in to Manchester on Wednesday 8th May due a Medical Emergency on board. The aircraft was operating flight EY101 fro Abu Dhabi to New York JFK. Many thanks to Andy Davies for sharing this great photo with us - taken just after touch down on 05 Right this evening..

Vueling A320N EC-NCG made its first visit to Manchester on 8th May. The aircraft was operating the VY8748 from Barcelona. Photo Andy Davis.

Vueling A320N EC-NCG made its first visit to Manchester on 8th May. The aircraft was operating the VY8748 from Barcelona. Photo Andy Davis.

Phenom 100 9H-FAM rotating on Runway 23 Left - 7th May 2019. Photo Paul Bailey.

Phenom 100 9H-FAM rotating on Runway 23 Left - 7th May 2019. Photo Paul Bailey.

Citation C525 CJ2 D-IPVD departing on Runway 23 Left Tuesday 7th May 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Citation C525 CJ2 D-IPVD departing on Runway 23 Left Tuesday 7th May 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

An excellent shot from Paul Bailey of Citation 680 Latitude N985BC departing on 23 Left at Manchester on Tuesday 7th May.

An excellent shot from Paul Bailey of Citation 680 Latitude N985BC departing on 23 Left at Manchester on Tuesday 7th May.

Jet time operated the SK539/40 from and to Copenhagen this morning (Monday 6th May) on behalf of SAS. B737-800 OY-JZK (First Visit) was captured taxiing out for departure by Iain Horne from the top of the T1 Multi Story Car Park.

Jet time operated the SK539/40 from and to Copenhagen this morning (Monday 6th May) on behalf of SAS. B737-800 OY-JZK (First Visit) was captured taxiing out for departure by Iain Horne from the top of the T1 Multi Story Car Park.

United have reverted to B767-300 operations on their Newark service. N663UA was very nicely captured “touching” (Left foot first!) on 05 Right by Jack Crompton on Saturday 4th May.

United have reverted to B767-300 operations on their Newark service. N663UA was very nicely captured “touching” (Left foot first!) on 05 Right by Jack Crompton on Saturday 4th May.

Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 747-400 “Jersey Girl” (G-VGAL) majestically arriving at Manchester on 4th May. Photo: Jack Crompton.

Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 747-400 “Jersey Girl” (G-VGAL) majestically arriving at Manchester on 4th May. Photo: Jack Crompton.

A beautiful shot from Paul Bailey of Gulfstream 550 HB-JOE arriving on Runway 05 Right - Saturday 4th May 2019

A beautiful shot from Paul Bailey of Gulfstream 550 HB-JOE arriving on Runway 05 Right - Saturday 4th May 2019

Condor A330-200 C-GUFR returning from winter lease with Air Transat 2nd May - Photo - Maurice Kime

Condor A330-200 C-GUFR returning from winter lease with Air Transat 2nd May - Photo - Maurice Kime

Thomas Cook A321 C-FTXL returning to base after its winter lease to Air Transat - Photo Maurice Kime

Thomas Cook A321 C-FTXL returning to base after its winter lease to Air Transat - Photo Maurice Kime

TUI (Sweden) B767-300 SE-RFR at MAN 2nd May 2019 - Photo Maurice Kime

TUI (Sweden) B767-300 SE-RFR at MAN 2nd May 2019 - Photo Maurice Kime

Sichuan Airlines A330-200F A7-AFY lining up for departure Runway 23L - Photo Steve Hirst

Sichuan Airlines A330-200F A7-AFY lining up for departure Runway 23L - Photo Steve Hirst

Photos from April 2019

Virgins “Ruby Tuesday” B747-400 G-VXLG reaches for the sky off Runway 23 Left on 30th April 2019. Great shot from Paul Rowland.

Virgins “Ruby Tuesday” B747-400 G-VXLG reaches for the sky off Runway 23 Left on 30th April 2019. Great shot from Paul Rowland.

Surprisingly our first photo of an Iberia Express A320 to feature on the site! EC-JFG is seen here departing to Madrid from Runway 23 Left on Tuesday 30th April. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Surprisingly our first photo of an Iberia Express A320 to feature on the site! EC-JFG is seen here departing to Madrid from Runway 23 Left on Tuesday 30th April. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Air Transat A321 C-GTXN was captured over Cheadle Hulme (With many thanks to Paul Watson) this morning as it returned to Manchester from Montreal following its Winter lease from Thomas Cook . 30th April 2019.

Air Transat A321 C-GTXN was captured over Cheadle Hulme (With many thanks to Paul Watson) this morning as it returned to Manchester from Montreal following its Winter lease from Thomas Cook . 30th April 2019.

Citation 525 CJ2 9H-ALL was one of several visitors for the football at Old Trafford on Sunday 28th April. Photo: OOO3OPS

Citation 525 CJ2 9H-ALL was one of several visitors for the football at Old Trafford on Sunday 28th April. Photo: OOO3OPS

Hawker 800 HB-VHV was captured on final approach to Runway 23 Right on 28th April 2019.Photo OOO3OPS.

Hawker 800 HB-VHV was captured on final approach to Runway 23 Right on 28th April 2019.Photo OOO3OPS.

Danish Air Transport A320 OY-RUZ made its First Visit to Manchester on Sunday 28th April.The aircraft is seen here on short final to Runway 23 R. Photo: OOO3OPS

Danish Air Transport A320 OY-RUZ made its First Visit to Manchester on Sunday 28th April.The aircraft is seen here on short final to Runway 23 R. Photo: OOO3OPS

A big thanks to Chris Boyde for braving the atrocious weather conditions to catch the arrival of the Turkish A330-200 (Retro) TC-JNC as it taxied to stand past an unsurprisingly wet and deserted RVP this afternoon - Saturday 27th April.

A big thanks to Chris Boyde for braving the atrocious weather conditions to catch the arrival of the Turkish A330-200 (Retro) TC-JNC as it taxied to stand past an unsurprisingly wet and deserted RVP this afternoon - Saturday 27th April.

A brilliant shot from Paul Rowland of the Emirates A380 A6-EOB in the Orange Expo 2020 livery at Manchester on Friday 26th April…Just rolling out after touch down on 23 Right. Love the horses which just add that “something special” to the photo!

A brilliant shot from Paul Rowland of the Emirates A380 A6-EOB in the Orange Expo 2020 livery at Manchester on Friday 26th April…Just rolling out after touch down on 23 Right. Love the horses which just add that “something special” to the photo!

Wednesday 24th April was a good day for Executive Jets mainly due to the Man United v Man City game at Old Trafford in the evening. The pick of the pile was Chinese Gulfstream 550 B-8297 seen arriving on Runway 23 Right: Photo - Peter Hampson.

Wednesday 24th April was a good day for Executive Jets mainly due to the Man United v Man City game at Old Trafford in the evening. The pick of the pile was Chinese Gulfstream 550 B-8297 seen arriving on Runway 23 Right: Photo - Peter Hampson.

The “Star of the day” - Gulfstream 550 vacating runway 23 Right on 24th April. Mike Oldham from the RVP.

The “Star of the day” - Gulfstream 550 vacating runway 23 Right on 24th April. Mike Oldham from the RVP.

Challenger 300 SE-RNR making it’s first appearance at Manchester on 24th April.Photo:Peter Hampson.

Challenger 300 SE-RNR making it’s first appearance at Manchester on 24th April.Photo:Peter Hampson.

Gulfstream 550 N721KJ was photographed from the RVP mound by Mike Oldham on 24th April.

Gulfstream 550 N721KJ was photographed from the RVP mound by Mike Oldham on 24th April.

Wednesday 24th April and Citation 525 M2 M-KNOX touches down on 05R for it’s First Visit to MAN. Peter H.

Wednesday 24th April and Citation 525 M2 M-KNOX touches down on 05R for it’s First Visit to MAN. Peter H.

Gulfstream 5 HB-JOE made an early morning appearance on 24th April.Photo: Mike Oldham

Gulfstream 5 HB-JOE made an early morning appearance on 24th April.Photo: Mike Oldham

CS-PHL Embraer Phenom 300 looked good on short final.Peter H.24th April 2019.

CS-PHL Embraer Phenom 300 looked good on short final.Peter H.24th April 2019.

Monday 22nd April was another perfect morning for photography! Virgin Atlantic’s A340-600 G-VNAP striking the pose on 23 Left for it’s departure to Heathrow after undertaking a “rescue” flight last night from Atlanta for one of our own 747’s which had “gone tech”. A big thanks to Stuart Prince for the photo!

Monday 22nd April was another perfect morning for photography! Virgin Atlantic’s A340-600 G-VNAP striking the pose on 23 Left for it’s departure to Heathrow after undertaking a “rescue” flight last night from Atlanta for one of our own 747’s which had “gone tech”. A big thanks to Stuart Prince for the photo!

Vista Jets big boy Challenger 850 9H-ILB lines up for departure on 23 Left . 22nd April 2019. Photo Chris Boyde.

Vista Jets big boy Challenger 850 9H-ILB lines up for departure on 23 Left . 22nd April 2019. Photo Chris Boyde.

Lear Jet 45 LN-AWB is seen taxiing out for a runway 23 Left departure on Monday 22nd April. Photo Chris Boyde.

Lear Jet 45 LN-AWB is seen taxiing out for a runway 23 Left departure on Monday 22nd April. Photo Chris Boyde.

SAS CRJ 900 EC-JZS on short final to 23R 21st April 2019

SAS CRJ 900 EC-JZS on short final to 23R 21st April 2019

Brussels Airlines A320 OO-SNC “Magritte” departs Manchester 20th April 2019.Photo; Jonathan Ingham

Brussels Airlines A320 OO-SNC “Magritte” departs Manchester 20th April 2019.Photo; Jonathan Ingham

After the arrival comes the departure…Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” lifting off from 23 Left on 20th April. Photo: Jonathan Ingham.

After the arrival comes the departure…Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” lifting off from 23 Left on 20th April. Photo: Jonathan Ingham.

Time to go! Lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left a dramatic shot from Stuart Prince. 20th April 2019.

Time to go! Lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left a dramatic shot from Stuart Prince. 20th April 2019.

C17 KAF 343 just prior to departure on Saturday 20th April. Photo;Lawrence Brindley.

C17 KAF 343 just prior to departure on Saturday 20th April. Photo;Lawrence Brindley.

C17 Globemaster KAF 343 on final approach to Runway 05 Right at Manchester - 19th April 2019.

C17 Globemaster KAF 343 on final approach to Runway 05 Right at Manchester - 19th April 2019.

Short final ….Photo: Ross Fearn

Short final ….Photo: Ross Fearn

Welcome to Manchester!

Welcome to Manchester!

Touchdown!…Photo Peter H

Touchdown!…Photo Peter H

Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” putting on the brakes on 05 Right. Photo: Andrew Jennings 19th April 2019

Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” putting on the brakes on 05 Right. Photo: Andrew Jennings 19th April 2019

Mike Oldham was one of many at the Runway Visitor Park who captured Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” in the Manchester Blue! 19th April 2019.

Mike Oldham was one of many at the Runway Visitor Park who captured Kuwait Air Force C17 “343” in the Manchester Blue! 19th April 2019.

Thomas Cook “Condor” A320 EC-NAC landing on 05R 19th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Thomas Cook “Condor” A320 EC-NAC landing on 05R 19th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Global Express N565RS looked very good touching down on 05 Right. Full credit to Ross Fearn 19th April 2019.

Global Express N565RS looked very good touching down on 05 Right. Full credit to Ross Fearn 19th April 2019.

Air Alliance Lear 35 D-CTIL about to touch at Manchester.19th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Air Alliance Lear 35 D-CTIL about to touch at Manchester.19th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Embraer Phenom 300 D-CDAS was photographed by Steve Ashworth en route to the ramp having vacated 05 Right on 19th April.

Embraer Phenom 300 D-CDAS was photographed by Steve Ashworth en route to the ramp having vacated 05 Right on 19th April.

Citation 680 CS-LTJ was very nicely captured by Ross Fearn on short final to Runway 05 Right.19th April 2019.

Citation 680 CS-LTJ was very nicely captured by Ross Fearn on short final to Runway 05 Right.19th April 2019.

Embraer 145 F-HRAV contrasted nicely with the Spring foliage breaking out on the trees in Mobberley. Friday 19th April 2019.

Embraer 145 F-HRAV contrasted nicely with the Spring foliage breaking out on the trees in Mobberley. Friday 19th April 2019.

Saturday 19th April was a fantastic morning for photography. Paul Rowland nicely captured Virgin’s B747-400 G-VAST on rotation from Runway 05 Left.

Saturday 19th April was a fantastic morning for photography. Paul Rowland nicely captured Virgin’s B747-400 G-VAST on rotation from Runway 05 Left.

A superb shot from Jonathan Ingham of Challenger 604 D-ANTR landing on Runway 05 Right this afternoon (Saturday 19th April).

A superb shot from Jonathan Ingham of Challenger 604 D-ANTR landing on Runway 05 Right this afternoon (Saturday 19th April).

The former Manchester Tower provides a good back drop for Steve Ashworths photo of a departing Helvetic E190 HB-JVO on 19th April.

The former Manchester Tower provides a good back drop for Steve Ashworths photo of a departing Helvetic E190 HB-JVO on 19th April.

Air Transat’s A310 C-GTSH making contact with Manchester’ runway 05R on 19th April. Photo; Jack Crompton.

Air Transat’s A310 C-GTSH making contact with Manchester’ runway 05R on 19th April. Photo; Jack Crompton.

Ethiopian operated B777-200LR ET-ANO on their 728 service from Addis via Brussels today (19th April).Photo: John Wood .

Ethiopian operated B777-200LR ET-ANO on their 728 service from Addis via Brussels today (19th April).Photo: John Wood .

Quite a rare visitor to Manchester today (17th April) in the shape of an Irish Air Corps CN235 Serial No” 253”

Quite a rare visitor to Manchester today (17th April) in the shape of an Irish Air Corps CN235 Serial No” 253”

Air Transat returned A321 C-GTXF to Thomas Cook on 17th April (following her Winter lease).She is pictured on short final to 05 Right.

Air Transat returned A321 C-GTXF to Thomas Cook on 17th April (following her Winter lease).She is pictured on short final to 05 Right.

Thomas Cook are currently operating A330-200 G-TCCG with Condor titles and logo on the winglets out of Manchester.Photo with thanks to Jack Crompton.

Thomas Cook are currently operating A330-200 G-TCCG with Condor titles and logo on the winglets out of Manchester.Photo with thanks to Jack Crompton.

Gulfstream 650 VP-CZA was nicely captured on approach to a sunny Manchester on Wednesday 17th April.

Gulfstream 650 VP-CZA was nicely captured on approach to a sunny Manchester on Wednesday 17th April.

Vueling A320N EC-MZT making her first visit to Manchester on Monday 15th April.

Vueling A320N EC-MZT making her first visit to Manchester on Monday 15th April.

Air Arabia Maroc A320 CN-NMJ about to make contact with 05R on 15th April

Air Arabia Maroc A320 CN-NMJ about to make contact with 05R on 15th April

Almost there…

Almost there…

…and touch down! Many thanks to Stuart Prince for capturing the ubiquitous “dunking of the dunlops!!”

…and touch down! Many thanks to Stuart Prince for capturing the ubiquitous “dunking of the dunlops!!”

“Tower good afternoon Etihad 021 is with you,vacating 05 Right”. Many thanks to Paul Robinson for capturing the moment! History in the making - 15th April 2019.

“Tower good afternoon Etihad 021 is with you,vacating 05 Right”. Many thanks to Paul Robinson for capturing the moment! History in the making - 15th April 2019.

Etihad’s A380 A6-APD rolling out on Runway 05 Right.15th April 2019. Photo: Andrew Jennings

Etihad’s A380 A6-APD rolling out on Runway 05 Right.15th April 2019. Photo: Andrew Jennings

Hello Manchester! Etihad’s A380 A6-APD making its first visit to Manchester on 15th April. Photo: With thanks to Darren Moston

Hello Manchester! Etihad’s A380 A6-APD making its first visit to Manchester on 15th April. Photo: With thanks to Darren Moston

A6-APD was nicely captured in the late afternoon sun from the RVP Mound by Mike Oldham..

A6-APD was nicely captured in the late afternoon sun from the RVP Mound by Mike Oldham..

Royal Air Maroc E190 CN-RGO just prior to touch down on 05 Right 15th April 2019.

Royal Air Maroc E190 CN-RGO just prior to touch down on 05 Right 15th April 2019.

“Good morning Manchester” - Cathay Pacific’s A350 B-LRB touching down at Sunrise on 13th April. Photo:Jonathan Ingham.

“Good morning Manchester” - Cathay Pacific’s A350 B-LRB touching down at Sunrise on 13th April. Photo:Jonathan Ingham.

A superb shot from Karl Thurston of Legacy 500 G-WLKR touching down on 05 Right on Saturday 13th April.

A superb shot from Karl Thurston of Legacy 500 G-WLKR touching down on 05 Right on Saturday 13th April.

Hawker 800XP G-XSMC touching down on 05 Right on 13th April. With many thanks to Karl Thurston.

Hawker 800XP G-XSMC touching down on 05 Right on 13th April. With many thanks to Karl Thurston.

United B767-400 N66057 leaving a few rubber deposits on Runway 05 Right! Photo: Jack Crompton 13th April 2019.

United B767-400 N66057 leaving a few rubber deposits on Runway 05 Right! Photo: Jack Crompton 13th April 2019.

An excellent image of Aurigny ATR 72 G-COBO on short finals to 05 Right on 13th April.Photo: Karl Thurston .

An excellent image of Aurigny ATR 72 G-COBO on short finals to 05 Right on 13th April.Photo: Karl Thurston .

A great image with plenty of presence! KLM Skyteam Livery B737-900 PH-BXO rolling out after landing on 05 Right.Photo: Karl Thurston.

A great image with plenty of presence! KLM Skyteam Livery B737-900 PH-BXO rolling out after landing on 05 Right.Photo: Karl Thurston.

A beautiful shot of a beautiful aircraft from Steve Ashworth - Gulfstream 650 N829AR at Manchester on Thursday 11th April.

A beautiful shot of a beautiful aircraft from Steve Ashworth - Gulfstream 650 N829AR at Manchester on Thursday 11th April.

An unusual visitor to Manchester on 11th April was Sikorsky S-92A G-MCGJ of HM Coastguard. Photo: Steve Ashworth

An unusual visitor to Manchester on 11th April was Sikorsky S-92A G-MCGJ of HM Coastguard. Photo: Steve Ashworth

Citation LN-IDC making an evening arrival onto 05R 10th April 2019. Peter H

Citation LN-IDC making an evening arrival onto 05R 10th April 2019. Peter H

ASL B737-300 EI-STA arrived from Dublin with fans for the match at Old Trafford on 10th April. Photo: Peter H

ASL B737-300 EI-STA arrived from Dublin with fans for the match at Old Trafford on 10th April. Photo: Peter H

Global Express VP-CBF arrived from Moscow for the UEFA Champions League game between Man United and Barcelona on 10th April. Photo Peter H

Global Express VP-CBF arrived from Moscow for the UEFA Champions League game between Man United and Barcelona on 10th April. Photo Peter H

Qatar Gulfstream 650 A7-CGA touches down on Runway 05 Right 10th April 2019. Photo: Peter H

Qatar Gulfstream 650 A7-CGA touches down on Runway 05 Right 10th April 2019. Photo: Peter H

Air Tanker Airbus A330-200 G-VYGM “Marking it’s territory” on Manchester’s runway 05 Right .Wednesday 10th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Air Tanker Airbus A330-200 G-VYGM “Marking it’s territory” on Manchester’s runway 05 Right .Wednesday 10th April 2019. Photo Peter H

Gulfstream 550 N757PL is captured on very short finals to Runway 05R on 10th April.

Gulfstream 550 N757PL is captured on very short finals to Runway 05R on 10th April.

If there are football flights anywhere the chances are that Enter Air will probably be involved for one of the teams! 10th April at Manchester and Barcelona fans it was with Boeing 737-800 SP-ENR providing the transport on this occasion. Photo:Debbie Riley.

If there are football flights anywhere the chances are that Enter Air will probably be involved for one of the teams! 10th April at Manchester and Barcelona fans it was with Boeing 737-800 SP-ENR providing the transport on this occasion. Photo:Debbie Riley.

2-RNWL Citation 525 M2 arriving on 05 Right on 10th April 2019

2-RNWL Citation 525 M2 arriving on 05 Right on 10th April 2019

A beautiful shot in the Spring Manchester sunshine by Debbie Riley. Legacy 650 D-AFUN touches down on 05 right bringing in more VIP’s for the match at Old Trafford on 10th April.

A beautiful shot in the Spring Manchester sunshine by Debbie Riley. Legacy 650 D-AFUN touches down on 05 right bringing in more VIP’s for the match at Old Trafford on 10th April.

TUI A321 CS-TKU was utilised to transport Barcelona supporters to Manchester on 10th April 2019.

TUI A321 CS-TKU was utilised to transport Barcelona supporters to Manchester on 10th April 2019.

Strawberry Fields …forever? Virgin’s A330-200 G-VLNM saying hello to Manchester on 10th April. Peter H

Strawberry Fields …forever? Virgin’s A330-200 G-VLNM saying hello to Manchester on 10th April. Peter H

Beechcraft Premier 1 RA-02799 was without doubt one of the star visitors from this weeks football flights. It was captured very nicely from the RVP Mound by Mike Oldham on 10th April.

Beechcraft Premier 1 RA-02799 was without doubt one of the star visitors from this weeks football flights. It was captured very nicely from the RVP Mound by Mike Oldham on 10th April.

Air Transat A310 C-GTSH was caught leaving it’s mark on Runway 05 Right on 10th April. Photo Peter Hampson.

Air Transat A310 C-GTSH was caught leaving it’s mark on Runway 05 Right on 10th April. Photo Peter Hampson.

Airbus A318CJ M-HHHH arrived from Moscow (Vnukovo) on its first visit to Manchester on 9th April. Photo: James Fairbrother.

Airbus A318CJ M-HHHH arrived from Moscow (Vnukovo) on its first visit to Manchester on 9th April. Photo: James Fairbrother.

Tuesday 9th April - Iberia A330-300 EC-LUB is captured touching down on Runway 05R with FC Barcelona on board for their game with MUFC at Old Trafford on 10th April.

Tuesday 9th April - Iberia A330-300 EC-LUB is captured touching down on Runway 05R with FC Barcelona on board for their game with MUFC at Old Trafford on 10th April.

A superb shot by Andrew Jennings of Falcon DF 2000 LX-EVM on Runway 05 Right 6th April 2019.

A superb shot by Andrew Jennings of Falcon DF 2000 LX-EVM on Runway 05 Right 6th April 2019.

RAM B737-800 CN-RGG in the “Wings of Africa” livery is seen rolling out on 05 Left.Photo: Mike Oldham 5th April 2019.

RAM B737-800 CN-RGG in the “Wings of Africa” livery is seen rolling out on 05 Left.Photo: Mike Oldham 5th April 2019.

Turkish Airlines operated A330-200 TC-LOH on the TK1995 from Istanbul on 5th April.This was the aircraft’s “First Visit” to Manchester. Captured here from the RVP having just vacated 05Right. Photo: Mike Oldham.

Turkish Airlines operated A330-200 TC-LOH on the TK1995 from Istanbul on 5th April.This was the aircraft’s “First Visit” to Manchester. Captured here from the RVP having just vacated 05Right. Photo: Mike Oldham.

Fosfa “We live to give” Beech Jet 400 OK-PPP looked good despite the dull Manchester weather today (5th April 2019) Photo: Mike Oldham.

Fosfa “We live to give” Beech Jet 400 OK-PPP looked good despite the dull Manchester weather today (5th April 2019) Photo: Mike Oldham.

The Styal shrubbery provided a very nice back drop for Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DVJ today (Friday 5th April)..perhaps there is hope for photographers at the RVP after all ? Photo: Mike Oldham.

The Styal shrubbery provided a very nice back drop for Citation 525 CJ3 CS-DVJ today (Friday 5th April)..perhaps there is hope for photographers at the RVP after all ? Photo: Mike Oldham.

Mike Oldham was ready with his camera at the RVP mound to nicely catch Falcon 900EX VP-BPW departing on Runway 05Left on Friday 5th April

Mike Oldham was ready with his camera at the RVP mound to nicely catch Falcon 900EX VP-BPW departing on Runway 05Left on Friday 5th April

An excellent photograph from Ian Simpson of Beechjet 400A I-VITH landing on Runway 05 Right on 4th April

An excellent photograph from Ian Simpson of Beechjet 400A I-VITH landing on Runway 05 Right on 4th April

Air Transat A321 C-GTXO was captured in the evening sun on finals to Runway 23 Right on Wednesday 3rd April. The aircraft was returning to Thomas Cook at Manchester following its Winter lease. Photo: Peter H.

Air Transat A321 C-GTXO was captured in the evening sun on finals to Runway 23 Right on Wednesday 3rd April. The aircraft was returning to Thomas Cook at Manchester following its Winter lease. Photo: Peter H.

Vueling operated A321 EC-MRF on their evening scheduled (VY8748) service from Barcelona on 3rd April.Photo Peter H

Vueling operated A321 EC-MRF on their evening scheduled (VY8748) service from Barcelona on 3rd April.Photo Peter H

A321 LY-NVU arrived from Montpelier on the evening of Wednesday 3rd April. Captured on finals to 23 Right the aircraft is formerly G-OZBZ of Monarch. Photo:Peter H.

A321 LY-NVU arrived from Montpelier on the evening of Wednesday 3rd April. Captured on finals to 23 Right the aircraft is formerly G-OZBZ of Monarch. Photo:Peter H.

Edelweiss A320 HB-JJM operated the LX380 service from Zurich on 3rd April.Peter H

Edelweiss A320 HB-JJM operated the LX380 service from Zurich on 3rd April.Peter H

Falcon 900EX N900SN was one of several executive jets which visited on 3rd April. Mike Oldham photographed her from the RVP as she vacated Runway 23 Right.

Falcon 900EX N900SN was one of several executive jets which visited on 3rd April. Mike Oldham photographed her from the RVP as she vacated Runway 23 Right.

KLM are currently operating a variety of different aircraft types on their Manchester services. Mike Oldham captured B737-900 PH-BXO in the Sky Team livery operating the morning KL1074 to Amsterdam on Wednesday 3rd April.

KLM are currently operating a variety of different aircraft types on their Manchester services. Mike Oldham captured B737-900 PH-BXO in the Sky Team livery operating the morning KL1074 to Amsterdam on Wednesday 3rd April.

Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JRO ) is seen here in the Euro League Livery lining up prior to departure from Runway 23 Left to Istanbul on the TK1994 . Photo : Mike Oldham - 3rd April 2019.

Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JRO ) is seen here in the Euro League Livery lining up prior to departure from Runway 23 Left to Istanbul on the TK1994 . Photo : Mike Oldham - 3rd April 2019.

Many thanks to Chris Boyde who ventured Southside this morning (2nd April) to capture the first visit to Manchester of a Joon A321 . F-GTAJ was operating for Air France on the AF1668/9 from / to Paris CDG.

Many thanks to Chris Boyde who ventured Southside this morning (2nd April) to capture the first visit to Manchester of a Joon A321 . F-GTAJ was operating for Air France on the AF1668/9 from / to Paris CDG.

Qatar Cargo A330-200F A7-AFY arrived for work with Air Livery on 1st April 2019. The aircraft is expected to depart in the colours of Sichuan Airlines China.

Qatar Cargo A330-200F A7-AFY arrived for work with Air Livery on 1st April 2019. The aircraft is expected to depart in the colours of Sichuan Airlines China.