This Month’s Photos

PHOTOS FROM JULY 2019

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.

Iraqi Airways A320 YI-ARB was captured by Paul Watson landing from Sofia on 4th July 2019.

Iraqi Airways A320 YI-ARB was captured by Paul Watson landing from Sofia on 4th July 2019.

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.

Photos from June 2019

This beauty (Global Express) N989SF arrived at the Signature Flight Support ramp on Tuesday 25th June having flown in direct from the Caribbean with two very famous people on board (No names). Members of TAS were having a “Behind the Scenes” tour of the facility at the time, so it was a nice little bonus for the group!. She is seen here about to depart from Runway 23 Left on Saturday 29th June. Photo: Paul Watson.

This beauty (Global Express) N989SF arrived at the Signature Flight Support ramp on Tuesday 25th June having flown in direct from the Caribbean with two very famous people on board (No names). Members of TAS were having a “Behind the Scenes” tour of the facility at the time, so it was a nice little bonus for the group!. She is seen here about to depart from Runway 23 Left on Saturday 29th June. Photo: Paul Watson.

City Jet operated CRJ900 EI-GED on the Saturday morning Brussels flight (for Brussels Airlines) on Saturday 29th June. She is seen here lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: Paul Watson.

City Jet operated CRJ900 EI-GED on the Saturday morning Brussels flight (for Brussels Airlines) on Saturday 29th June. She is seen here lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left. Photo: Paul Watson.

Citation 650 YU-PMK was nicely captured by Paul Watson just prior to departure on 29th June.

Citation 650 YU-PMK was nicely captured by Paul Watson just prior to departure on 29th June.

For two days running the AF1668/9 was operated by a Joon aircraft. Today (Saturday 29th June) it was the turn of an A320 F-GKXV. She was very nicely captured on rotation from Runway 23 Left by Andrew Jennings.

For two days running the AF1668/9 was operated by a Joon aircraft. Today (Saturday 29th June) it was the turn of an A320 F-GKXV. She was very nicely captured on rotation from Runway 23 Left by Andrew Jennings.

Belavia B737-500 EW-294PA replaced the Embraer 195 on the Saturday Minsk service today (29th June). Photo: B.G.Race.

Belavia B737-500 EW-294PA replaced the Embraer 195 on the Saturday Minsk service today (29th June). Photo: B.G.Race.

With thanks to B.G. Race for sharing his image of Joon A320 F-GKXV departing from 23 Left 29th June 2019.

With thanks to B.G. Race for sharing his image of Joon A320 F-GKXV departing from 23 Left 29th June 2019.

Irish Air Corps Lear 45 “258” landing on Runway 05 Right on a beautiful Manchester morning..28th June 2019. Photo:Peter Hampson.

Irish Air Corps Lear 45 “258” landing on Runway 05 Right on a beautiful Manchester morning..28th June 2019. Photo:Peter Hampson.

Citation 650XL CS-DXG just putting on the brakes following a very nice landing on 05 Right. Photo: Peter Hampson 28th June 2019

Citation 650XL CS-DXG just putting on the brakes following a very nice landing on 05 Right. Photo: Peter Hampson 28th June 2019

Embraer 650 legacy D-AZUR landing on 05 Right 28th June 2019 . Photo: 0003OPS

Embraer 650 legacy D-AZUR landing on 05 Right 28th June 2019 . Photo: 0003OPS

Scandinavian Airlines / Star Alliance Livery B737-800 LN-RRE just about to touch on 05 Right.28th June 2019.Photo: 0003OPS.

Scandinavian Airlines / Star Alliance Livery B737-800 LN-RRE just about to touch on 05 Right.28th June 2019.Photo: 0003OPS.

Loganair EMB145 G-SAJN touching down on 05 Right 28th June 2019. Photo: 0003OPS.

Loganair EMB145 G-SAJN touching down on 05 Right 28th June 2019. Photo: 0003OPS.

Joon A321 F-GTAK is seen touching down from Paris C de G on Runway 05 Right on 28th June.Photo: 0003OPS

Joon A321 F-GTAK is seen touching down from Paris C de G on Runway 05 Right on 28th June.Photo: 0003OPS

United B767-400 N66057 “on very short final” to 05 Right. 27th June 2019. Photo: B.G. Race

United B767-400 N66057 “on very short final” to 05 Right. 27th June 2019. Photo: B.G. Race

A beautiful shot of ELAL B737-800 4X-EKJ on final approach to Runway 05 Right - 27th June. Photo: B.G.Race

A beautiful shot of ELAL B737-800 4X-EKJ on final approach to Runway 05 Right - 27th June. Photo: B.G.Race

Gulfstrem 200 EC-KRN was nicely captured by Paul Watson touching down on Runway 05 Right on Thursday 27th June.

Gulfstrem 200 EC-KRN was nicely captured by Paul Watson touching down on Runway 05 Right on Thursday 27th June.

Express Air Cargo B737-300 QC landing on 05 Right on Thursday 27th June 2018.Photo: Paul Watson

Express Air Cargo B737-300 QC landing on 05 Right on Thursday 27th June 2018.Photo: Paul Watson

Turkish airlines operated their “lego livery” A321 TC-JSU on the TK1993 from Istanbul on 27th June 2019. Photo;Paul Watson.

Turkish airlines operated their “lego livery” A321 TC-JSU on the TK1993 from Istanbul on 27th June 2019. Photo;Paul Watson.

Ryanair (Malta Air) B737-800 9H-QAG touching down on Runway 05 Right on 27th June. Photo: Paul Watson

Ryanair (Malta Air) B737-800 9H-QAG touching down on Runway 05 Right on 27th June. Photo: Paul Watson

A superb shot of ROKAF A330 19-003 taken from the RVP in the early evening sun on Friday 21st June. Those who said “photography was finished” from the RVP may perhaps think again on seeing this? Photo: Brian Hadley.

A superb shot of ROKAF A330 19-003 taken from the RVP in the early evening sun on Friday 21st June. Those who said “photography was finished” from the RVP may perhaps think again on seeing this? Photo: Brian Hadley.

Austrian Airlines sent their Star Alliance livery A320 OE-LBZ into Manchester on their scheduled OS463 Vienna service on 22nd June. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

Austrian Airlines sent their Star Alliance livery A320 OE-LBZ into Manchester on their scheduled OS463 Vienna service on 22nd June. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

Myway B737-800 4L-MWA departing to Varna off runway 23 Left. The aircraft is wearing the basic Badr Airlines scheme (Sudan). Photo: Jack Crompton 22nd June 2019.

Myway B737-800 4L-MWA departing to Varna off runway 23 Left. The aircraft is wearing the basic Badr Airlines scheme (Sudan). Photo: Jack Crompton 22nd June 2019.

Myway Airlines B737-800 4L-MWA was nicely captured during its departure roll on Runway 23 Left 22nd June 2019. Photo: Stuart Prince.

Myway Airlines B737-800 4L-MWA was nicely captured during its departure roll on Runway 23 Left 22nd June 2019. Photo: Stuart Prince.

…and rotate! Hainan Airlines A330-300 B-304K is nicely captured embarking on it’s journey to Beijing on 22nd June. Photo:Ross Fearn.

…and rotate! Hainan Airlines A330-300 B-304K is nicely captured embarking on it’s journey to Beijing on 22nd June. Photo:Ross Fearn.

Qatar airways A350-900 is seen departing to Doha from Runway 23 Left on 22nd June 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn

Qatar airways A350-900 is seen departing to Doha from Runway 23 Left on 22nd June 2019. Photo: Ross Fearn

Probably one of the best liveries currently operating into Manchester -Ernest Airlines A320 EI-LIN. Photo: 0003OPS. Saturday 22nd June.

Probably one of the best liveries currently operating into Manchester -Ernest Airlines A320 EI-LIN. Photo: 0003OPS. Saturday 22nd June.

Belavia E195LR EW-513PO is seen just about to make it’s very first visit to Manchester on Saturday 22nd June. Photo: with thanks to B.G.Race.

Belavia E195LR EW-513PO is seen just about to make it’s very first visit to Manchester on Saturday 22nd June. Photo: with thanks to B.G.Race.

WAMOS B747-400 EC-MRM has recently been sub chartered by Thomas Cook for a number of flights from Manchester. She is seen here departing from 23 Left to Glasgow!. Photo Ross Fearn 22nd June 2019.

WAMOS B747-400 EC-MRM has recently been sub chartered by Thomas Cook for a number of flights from Manchester. She is seen here departing from 23 Left to Glasgow!. Photo Ross Fearn 22nd June 2019.

WAMOS B747-400 EC-MRM taxiing out for departure to Glasgow on Saturday 22nd June 2019. Photo: Lewis Rowland.

WAMOS B747-400 EC-MRM taxiing out for departure to Glasgow on Saturday 22nd June 2019. Photo: Lewis Rowland.

Probably the first and last time we will see a Republic of Korea Air Force A330 at Manchester? Serial No 19-003 taxies out for departure following work with Air Livery. Photo Jim Fairbrother 21st June 2019.

Probably the first and last time we will see a Republic of Korea Air Force A330 at Manchester? Serial No 19-003 taxies out for departure following work with Air Livery. Photo Jim Fairbrother 21st June 2019.

An excellent shot from Brian Hadley of ex Vietnam Airlines A330-200 2-RLAX vacating Runway 23 Right on 21st June 2019.

An excellent shot from Brian Hadley of ex Vietnam Airlines A330-200 2-RLAX vacating Runway 23 Right on 21st June 2019.

Former Vietnam Airlines A330-200 2-RLAX arriving at Manchester from Tarbes on Friday 21st June 2019 for work with Air Livery. Photo: Peter H.

Former Vietnam Airlines A330-200 2-RLAX arriving at Manchester from Tarbes on Friday 21st June 2019 for work with Air Livery. Photo: Peter H.

Jet2 Boeing 757-200 G-LSAH looks well as she lines up for departure from Runway 23 Left on 21st June. Photo: Graham Savage

Jet2 Boeing 757-200 G-LSAH looks well as she lines up for departure from Runway 23 Left on 21st June. Photo: Graham Savage

Finnair’s A320 OH-LXA strikes a nice pose against the Manchester sky prior to departure to Helsinki on Runway 23 Left on Friday 21st June.Photo: Graham Savage.

Finnair’s A320 OH-LXA strikes a nice pose against the Manchester sky prior to departure to Helsinki on Runway 23 Left on Friday 21st June.Photo: Graham Savage.

Every picture tells a story…Runway 23 Right was unavailable for landing for a short period on Friday morning 21st June.Hence 23 Left was brought into use. Brussels Airlines A319 OO-SSV is seen here making a “rare” landing on 23 Left. Thank you to Graham Savage for capturing the moment!

Every picture tells a story…Runway 23 Right was unavailable for landing for a short period on Friday morning 21st June.Hence 23 Left was brought into use. Brussels Airlines A319 OO-SSV is seen here making a “rare” landing on 23 Left. Thank you to Graham Savage for capturing the moment!

Falcon 900 PH-STB was captured departing on Runway 23 Left this evening. : Photo: Gabriel Gadikor 16th June.

Falcon 900 PH-STB was captured departing on Runway 23 Left this evening. : Photo: Gabriel Gadikor 16th June.

On this occasion the aircraft registration matched (almost) with the colour of the sky? Challenger G-RANE arriving at Manchester on 16th June 2019. Photo: Debbie Riley.

On this occasion the aircraft registration matched (almost) with the colour of the sky? Challenger G-RANE arriving at Manchester on 16th June 2019. Photo: Debbie Riley.

9H-ILV a Challenger 850 from the Vista Jet stables is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on 16th June 2019. Photo: Peter H

9H-ILV a Challenger 850 from the Vista Jet stables is seen on short final to Runway 23 Right on 16th June 2019. Photo: Peter H

VT-JSY …yet another Indian registered Global Express arriving at MAN.Photo: Debbie Riley 16th June 2019.

VT-JSY …yet another Indian registered Global Express arriving at MAN.Photo: Debbie Riley 16th June 2019.

Global Express VT-HMA arriving at MAN 16th June 2019 with visitors for the World Cup Cricket at Old Trafford. Photo: Debbie Riley.

Global Express VT-HMA arriving at MAN 16th June 2019 with visitors for the World Cup Cricket at Old Trafford. Photo: Debbie Riley.

Jota Aviations RJ85 G-JOTR also arrived from Dresden on Saturday 15th June. Photo: 0003OPS

Jota Aviations RJ85 G-JOTR also arrived from Dresden on Saturday 15th June. Photo: 0003OPS

Carpatair F100 YR-FZA arrived from Dresden during a heavy rain shower on the afternoon of 15th June.Photo: 0003OPS

Carpatair F100 YR-FZA arrived from Dresden during a heavy rain shower on the afternoon of 15th June.Photo: 0003OPS

Eric Wright was at the RVP to capture the first of several arrivals for the ICC World Cup Cricket Match at Old Trafford on Sunday - Global Express VT-CJB vacates Runway 23 Right on Saturday 15th June.

Eric Wright was at the RVP to capture the first of several arrivals for the ICC World Cup Cricket Match at Old Trafford on Sunday - Global Express VT-CJB vacates Runway 23 Right on Saturday 15th June.

Dark clouds over Manchester greeted the arrival of Global Express VT-KJB on short final to Runway 23 Right Saturday 15th June 2019. Photo: 0003OPS

Dark clouds over Manchester greeted the arrival of Global Express VT-KJB on short final to Runway 23 Right Saturday 15th June 2019. Photo: 0003OPS

Falcon 900 N888LG was captured by Maurice Kime taxiing for a 23 Left departure on 15th June.

Falcon 900 N888LG was captured by Maurice Kime taxiing for a 23 Left departure on 15th June.

Air Transat Airbus A330-200 C-GPTS now wears a new tail livery in support of LGBT month (June). The aircraft is seen here vacating Runway 05 Right on a very wet Thursday morning. Photo Andy Davies 13th June 2019.

Air Transat Airbus A330-200 C-GPTS now wears a new tail livery in support of LGBT month (June). The aircraft is seen here vacating Runway 05 Right on a very wet Thursday morning. Photo Andy Davies 13th June 2019.

Thomas Cook sub chartered Wamos A330-200 EC-LNH on 7th June. Photo:Steve Ashworth.

Thomas Cook sub chartered Wamos A330-200 EC-LNH on 7th June. Photo:Steve Ashworth.

A great shot from Jack Crompton of TAP- Air Portugal A321N departing MAN on Runway 23 Left on 6th June.

A great shot from Jack Crompton of TAP- Air Portugal A321N departing MAN on Runway 23 Left on 6th June.

Austrian Airlines A320 OE-LBO made it’s first visit to Manchester wearing its Retro Livery on 6th June : Photo Paul Bailey

Austrian Airlines A320 OE-LBO made it’s first visit to Manchester wearing its Retro Livery on 6th June : Photo Paul Bailey

Iraqi Airways A320 YI-ARB was nicely captured by John Wood on short final to Manchester on 6th June 2019.

Iraqi Airways A320 YI-ARB was nicely captured by John Wood on short final to Manchester on 6th June 2019.

Air Arabia (Maroc) A320 CN-NMK on approach to Manchester 6th June 2019 :Photo John Wood

Air Arabia (Maroc) A320 CN-NMK on approach to Manchester 6th June 2019 :Photo John Wood

Thomas Cook A321 G-TCDV “Cooks Club Livery” is seen departing from 23 Left on 6th June . Photo: Jack Crompton.

Thomas Cook A321 G-TCDV “Cooks Club Livery” is seen departing from 23 Left on 6th June . Photo: Jack Crompton.

Following a months absence from MAN (Operating out of Gatwick) the British Airways Retro (BEA) A319 G-EUPJ paid us a welcome visit in blue skies on 6th June. Photo: Maurice Kime.

Following a months absence from MAN (Operating out of Gatwick) the British Airways Retro (BEA) A319 G-EUPJ paid us a welcome visit in blue skies on 6th June. Photo: Maurice Kime.

ELAL first time B737-800 visitor 4X-EKS was nicely captured by Paul Bailey on Thursday 6th June

ELAL first time B737-800 visitor 4X-EKS was nicely captured by Paul Bailey on Thursday 6th June

Crystal Luxury Air Global Express N989SF was nicely captured on short final to Runway 23 Right this morning. Photo: B.G.Race. Tuesday 4th June 2019.

Crystal Luxury Air Global Express N989SF was nicely captured on short final to Runway 23 Right this morning. Photo: B.G.Race. Tuesday 4th June 2019.

Photos from May 2019

Cessna Citation 750 D-BEAR departing on Runway 23 Left Friday 31st May 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Cessna Citation 750 D-BEAR departing on Runway 23 Left Friday 31st May 2019. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Hawker 850XL HA-BES is seen departing Runway 23 Left following it’s First Visit to Manchester on Thursday 30th May. Photo: Paul Bailey.

Hawker 850XL HA-BES is seen departing Runway 23 Left following it’s First Visit to Manchester on Thursday 30th May. Photo: Paul Bailey.

The latest B737-800 for JET2 (registered G-DRTI) touched down at Manchester from Shannon this evening .The aircraft was formerly Jet Airways VT-JGF. Photo: Enda Burke Wednesday 29th May 2019.

The latest B737-800 for JET2 (registered G-DRTI) touched down at Manchester from Shannon this evening .The aircraft was formerly Jet Airways VT-JGF. Photo: Enda Burke Wednesday 29th May 2019.

Many thanks to Wayne Bennett who was in the right place at the right time on Sunday 26th May to take this superb shot of the first arrival (4X-EKL) of the “new” 3 x weekly ELAL B737-800 service from / to Tel Aviv.

Many thanks to Wayne Bennett who was in the right place at the right time on Sunday 26th May to take this superb shot of the first arrival (4X-EKL) of the “new” 3 x weekly ELAL B737-800 service from / to Tel Aviv.

…and after the arrival comes the departure. ELAL B737-800 4X-EKL departs on the Inaugural (re launched) flight from Manchester to Tel Aviv on 26th May. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

…and after the arrival comes the departure. ELAL B737-800 4X-EKL departs on the Inaugural (re launched) flight from Manchester to Tel Aviv on 26th May. Photo: Wayne Bennett.

Alba Star B737-800 EC-NAB continues to operate flights for TUI with the absence of the B737-MAX 8 fleet. The aircraft is seen here lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left for Kavala on 26th May.Photo: Lewis Rowland.

Alba Star B737-800 EC-NAB continues to operate flights for TUI with the absence of the B737-MAX 8 fleet. The aircraft is seen here lining up for departure on Runway 23 Left for Kavala on 26th May.Photo: Lewis Rowland.

Many thanks to Jack Crompton for getting close up and personal with Belavia’s E 175 on departure -25th May 2019.

Many thanks to Jack Crompton for getting close up and personal with Belavia’s E 175 on departure -25th May 2019.

I remember saying to someone a couple of years ago having taken a photo of an MD 83 at MAN - “That could well be my last shot of an MD80 here” - 2 years later we get two in the same day and likely to get more throughout the Summer!.. Thank you to Andrew Jennings for sharing this super shot of LZ-LDM climbing out off 23 Left over Mobberley.

I remember saying to someone a couple of years ago having taken a photo of an MD 83 at MAN - “That could well be my last shot of an MD80 here” - 2 years later we get two in the same day and likely to get more throughout the Summer!.. Thank you to Andrew Jennings for sharing this super shot of LZ-LDM climbing out off 23 Left over Mobberley.

Gulfstream 550 N757PL put in one of its quite frequent appearances at Manchester on 25th May. Photo: Debbie Riley.

Gulfstream 550 N757PL put in one of its quite frequent appearances at Manchester on 25th May. Photo: Debbie Riley.

Citation 650 OY-JPJ on final approach to Runway 23 Right 25th May 2019. Photo: John Muir.

Citation 650 OY-JPJ on final approach to Runway 23 Right 25th May 2019. Photo: John Muir.

Bulgarian Air Charter MD 83 LZ-LDM commencing her departure roll on Runway 23 Left 25th May 2019. Photo Paul Bailey.

Bulgarian Air Charter MD 83 LZ-LDM commencing her departure roll on Runway 23 Left 25th May 2019. Photo Paul Bailey.

Centreline Embraer Legacy 500 G-RORA is a frequent visitor to Manchester. Paul Bailey beautifully captured the aircraft on rotation from 23 Left today - 25th May 2019.

Centreline Embraer Legacy 500 G-RORA is a frequent visitor to Manchester. Paul Bailey beautifully captured the aircraft on rotation from 23 Left today - 25th May 2019.

25th May marked the first visit of an airline (Ernest) and a particular aircraft EI-LIN as they commenced a weekly A320 charter flight to Verona. Andrew Jennings caught the airlines first departure (just!) from Runway 23 Left.An excellent shot!

25th May marked the first visit of an airline (Ernest) and a particular aircraft EI-LIN as they commenced a weekly A320 charter flight to Verona. Andrew Jennings caught the airlines first departure (just!) from Runway 23 Left.An excellent shot!

Belavia E175LR EW-531PO arrived from Minsk on it’s first visit to Manchester today - 25th May 2019.Photo: Peter H

Belavia E175LR EW-531PO arrived from Minsk on it’s first visit to Manchester today - 25th May 2019.Photo: Peter H

Another early morning arrival on 25th May was Citation 650 XL G-LEAX. Caught on short final to Runway 23 Right. Photo: 00003OPS.

Another early morning arrival on 25th May was Citation 650 XL G-LEAX. Caught on short final to Runway 23 Right. Photo: 00003OPS.

An early morning visitor to MAN on Saturday 25th May was Lear Jet 45 M-ABGV. Photo: 00003OPS

An early morning visitor to MAN on Saturday 25th May was Lear Jet 45 M-ABGV. Photo: 00003OPS

A beautiful shot of Hummingbird Aviation Lear Jet 45 SE-RMO departing on 23 Left by Paul Bailey - Friday 24th May 2019.

A beautiful shot of Hummingbird Aviation Lear Jet 45 SE-RMO departing on 23 Left by Paul Bailey - Friday 24th May 2019.

Mike Oldham was busy on the RVP mound today (24th May) and was rewarded with this great shot of Fed Ex Global Express N1FE taxiing out for departure.

Mike Oldham was busy on the RVP mound today (24th May) and was rewarded with this great shot of Fed Ex Global Express N1FE taxiing out for departure.

Many thanks to Steve Ashworth for sharing this image of the EK017 arriving at Manchester from Dubai today (Friday 24th May).The aircraft A6-EVF was making it’s second visit to MAN.

Many thanks to Steve Ashworth for sharing this image of the EK017 arriving at Manchester from Dubai today (Friday 24th May).The aircraft A6-EVF was making it’s second visit to MAN.

Making it’s first appearance at Manchester today (24th May 2019) was Etihads latest B787-10 A6-EMF. Photo:Paul Bailey.

Making it’s first appearance at Manchester today (24th May 2019) was Etihads latest B787-10 A6-EMF. Photo:Paul Bailey.

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.

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.

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

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