This Month’s Photos

Photos from April 2019

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.

PHOTOS FROM MARCH 2019

United Airlines changed aircraft types today (Sunday 31st March) on the Manchester - Newark route.The first B767-400 N77066 is seen departing off Runway 05 Left Newark bound!

United Airlines changed aircraft types today (Sunday 31st March) on the Manchester - Newark route.The first B767-400 N77066 is seen departing off Runway 05 Left Newark bound!

James Fairbrother took a trip Southside today (30th March) to capture the return back to Amsterdam of the KLM -Asia B777-200 PH-BQF following work with Air Livery at MAN.

James Fairbrother took a trip Southside today (30th March) to capture the return back to Amsterdam of the KLM -Asia B777-200 PH-BQF following work with Air Livery at MAN.

KLM B777-200 PH-BQF departed Manchester today (Saturday 30th March 2019) following the painting of the aircraft in the airlines new scheme by Air Livery. Photo Andrew Jennings from the RVP.

KLM B777-200 PH-BQF departed Manchester today (Saturday 30th March 2019) following the painting of the aircraft in the airlines new scheme by Air Livery. Photo Andrew Jennings from the RVP.

It’s not every day you get a US Navy MH-60 Sea Hawk in Manchester and today (29th March) we had two! 165774 is seen here just prior to landing for re fuel with Signature Flight Support.

It’s not every day you get a US Navy MH-60 Sea Hawk in Manchester and today (29th March) we had two! 165774 is seen here just prior to landing for re fuel with Signature Flight Support.

Euro Wings A320 D-ABDU has been painted in a spectacular livery for Hertz Rent a Car. She was nicely captured by Mike Oldham (from the RVP viewing mound) on departure from runway 23 right on 29th March 2019.

Euro Wings A320 D-ABDU has been painted in a spectacular livery for Hertz Rent a Car. She was nicely captured by Mike Oldham (from the RVP viewing mound) on departure from runway 23 right on 29th March 2019.

Still recognisable in the former BMI colours is Loganair E145 G-RJXC which was seen at MAN on 29th March 2019. Photo Paul Rowland.

Still recognisable in the former BMI colours is Loganair E145 G-RJXC which was seen at MAN on 29th March 2019. Photo Paul Rowland.

Paul Rowland was active with his camera at the Southside on Friday 29th March and captured Aurigny’s ATR 72 G-LERE departing to Guernsey off runway 23 Left

Paul Rowland was active with his camera at the Southside on Friday 29th March and captured Aurigny’s ATR 72 G-LERE departing to Guernsey off runway 23 Left

The Boeing 757 era is slowly but surely coming to an end as United are soon replace their 757’s with 767’s on the Manchester route.Seen here departing to Newark on 29th March is N12623. Photo Paul Rowland.

The Boeing 757 era is slowly but surely coming to an end as United are soon replace their 757’s with 767’s on the Manchester route.Seen here departing to Newark on 29th March is N12623. Photo Paul Rowland.

Citation 525 CJ2 EC-NAR was captured on finals to runway 23 Right on Thursday 28th March. Peter H

Citation 525 CJ2 EC-NAR was captured on finals to runway 23 Right on Thursday 28th March. Peter H

Citation 560 XL D-CCVD was photographed by Peter H on short finals to 23 right on 28th March

Citation 560 XL D-CCVD was photographed by Peter H on short finals to 23 right on 28th March

Probably the “star” visitor to Manchester on Wednesday 27th March was this Israeli Gulfstream G200 Galaxy 4X-CLL

Probably the “star” visitor to Manchester on Wednesday 27th March was this Israeli Gulfstream G200 Galaxy 4X-CLL

An unusual and first time visitor to Manchester on 27th March was Piper PA46 Malibu D-FPKD

An unusual and first time visitor to Manchester on 27th March was Piper PA46 Malibu D-FPKD

Gulfstream 4 N816SP on finals to Runway 23R. Tuesday 26th March

Gulfstream 4 N816SP on finals to Runway 23R. Tuesday 26th March

A great shot from Ron Huzar who captured Gulfstream 4 N816SP from the RVP as it vacated Runway 23 Right on 26th March

A great shot from Ron Huzar who captured Gulfstream 4 N816SP from the RVP as it vacated Runway 23 Right on 26th March

Gulfstream 550 N990NB departs Runway 23R on 26th March. Photo Ron Huzar.

Gulfstream 550 N990NB departs Runway 23R on 26th March. Photo Ron Huzar.

A great moment in time captured from Manchester’s Southside by Ron Huzar on 26th March. Seeing double or can you spot the difference?

A great moment in time captured from Manchester’s Southside by Ron Huzar on 26th March. Seeing double or can you spot the difference?

The 10,000th Airbus produced was Singapores A350-9 9V-TMF. she was photographed departing Manchester by Jim Fairbrother on Saturday 23rd March 2019.

The 10,000th Airbus produced was Singapores A350-9 9V-TMF. she was photographed departing Manchester by Jim Fairbrother on Saturday 23rd March 2019.

Potentially a moment in history is captured…Jet Airways A330-200 VT-JWP departing Manchester’s runway 23 Right on 22nd March 2019.The airline has now suspended operations from Manchester with the departure of this flight to Mumbai. The airline has been hit by “Financial difficulties” in recent months which has resulted in many aircraft being grounded and routes suspended.Let us hope that a service from Manchester to Mumbai will resume in the not too distant future…

Potentially a moment in history is captured…Jet Airways A330-200 VT-JWP departing Manchester’s runway 23 Right on 22nd March 2019.The airline has now suspended operations from Manchester with the departure of this flight to Mumbai. The airline has been hit by “Financial difficulties” in recent months which has resulted in many aircraft being grounded and routes suspended.Let us hope that a service from Manchester to Mumbai will resume in the not too distant future…

Gulfstream 4 N151SD was a visitor to the Signature Aviation Ramp on 22nd March - seen here on finals to Runway 23 Right

Gulfstream 4 N151SD was a visitor to the Signature Aviation Ramp on 22nd March - seen here on finals to Runway 23 Right

Citation 525 CJ1 9H-GIO made it’s first visit to Manchester on 21st March 2019. Photo Peter H

Citation 525 CJ1 9H-GIO made it’s first visit to Manchester on 21st March 2019. Photo Peter H

Czech Air Force Challenger 601 serial 5105 on approach to Manchester - 19th March. Photo Debbie Riley

Czech Air Force Challenger 601 serial 5105 on approach to Manchester - 19th March. Photo Debbie Riley

Icelandair B757-200 TF-FIU in the Aurora Borealis Livery landing at Manchester on 19th March. Photo Debbie Riley

Icelandair B757-200 TF-FIU in the Aurora Borealis Livery landing at Manchester on 19th March. Photo Debbie Riley

Ethiopian B787-8 ET-ATH on finals to Runway 23 Right on 17th March 2019.Photo Andrew Jennings

Ethiopian B787-8 ET-ATH on finals to Runway 23 Right on 17th March 2019.Photo Andrew Jennings

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IPVD was dodging the showers on arrival into MAN on 17th March. Seen here in a patch of beautiful blue! Photo Peter H

Citation 525 CJ2 D-IPVD was dodging the showers on arrival into MAN on 17th March. Seen here in a patch of beautiful blue! Photo Peter H

Citation 525 SP-AST was one of several executive jets which visited on 17th March.

Citation 525 SP-AST was one of several executive jets which visited on 17th March.

Citation 680 F-HSFJ on short finals to Runway 23R 17th March 2019

Citation 680 F-HSFJ on short finals to Runway 23R 17th March 2019

Enter Air B737-800 SP-ENT departing Manchester on Friday 15th March Photo: Greg Mape

Enter Air B737-800 SP-ENT departing Manchester on Friday 15th March Photo: Greg Mape

Citation 510 Mustang F-HERE departing 23 Left on 15th March:Photo Greg Mape

Citation 510 Mustang F-HERE departing 23 Left on 15th March:Photo Greg Mape

Hi Fly Airbus A340-300 CS-TQY arriving on Runway 23 Right with a contingent from Schalke FC on 11th March 2019. Photo - Peter H

Hi Fly Airbus A340-300 CS-TQY arriving on Runway 23 Right with a contingent from Schalke FC on 11th March 2019. Photo - Peter H

Luxembourg registered PC12 LX-JFS arrived with the match officials for the Man City v Schalke UEFA Champions League game at the Etihad Stadium on 12th March. Photo Debbie Riley 11th March 2019.

Luxembourg registered PC12 LX-JFS arrived with the match officials for the Man City v Schalke UEFA Champions League game at the Etihad Stadium on 12th March. Photo Debbie Riley 11th March 2019.

Today’s (8th March) star visitor came in the shape of Qatari Gulfstream 650 A7-CGE. Photo with many thanks to Steve Ashworth.

Today’s (8th March) star visitor came in the shape of Qatari Gulfstream 650 A7-CGE. Photo with many thanks to Steve Ashworth.

Steve Ashworth paid a visit to the RVP on 7th March and despite the atrocious heavy rain was able to get a pretty decent departure shot of British Airways latest A321N - G-NEOT.

Steve Ashworth paid a visit to the RVP on 7th March and despite the atrocious heavy rain was able to get a pretty decent departure shot of British Airways latest A321N - G-NEOT.

Turkish Airlines operated A330-300 TC-LOA on their TK1993 service from Istanbul on Wednesday 6th March.

Turkish Airlines operated A330-300 TC-LOA on their TK1993 service from Istanbul on Wednesday 6th March.

A great early morning arrival shot of the Ethiopian B787-8 ET-AOT from Andrew Jennings taken on Tuesday 5th March 2019

A great early morning arrival shot of the Ethiopian B787-8 ET-AOT from Andrew Jennings taken on Tuesday 5th March 2019

Etihads B787-9 A6-BLG in the Special Olympic World Games livery returned to Manchester again today (5th March).The aircraft was photographed by Mike Grundy after vacating 23 Right taxiing to T1.

Etihads B787-9 A6-BLG in the Special Olympic World Games livery returned to Manchester again today (5th March).The aircraft was photographed by Mike Grundy after vacating 23 Right taxiing to T1.

Global Express 6000 CS-GLB visited at lunch time on Tuesday 5th March. Peter H

Global Express 6000 CS-GLB visited at lunch time on Tuesday 5th March. Peter H

A great shot from Steve Grimshaw as the BA / BEA A319 G-EUPJ completes its first revenue service wearing its splendid new Retro livery on 4th March 2019.

A great shot from Steve Grimshaw as the BA / BEA A319 G-EUPJ completes its first revenue service wearing its splendid new Retro livery on 4th March 2019.

British Airways BEA Retro A319 G-EUPJ paid its first visit to Manchester today (4th March). Alan Moss was at the Runway Visitor Park and caught the aircraft just after landing on 23 Right.

British Airways BEA Retro A319 G-EUPJ paid its first visit to Manchester today (4th March). Alan Moss was at the Runway Visitor Park and caught the aircraft just after landing on 23 Right.

Greg Mape caught the BA A319 Retro G-EUPJ from the top of the T1 Multi Story Car Park just prior to landing on 23 Right.

Greg Mape caught the BA A319 Retro G-EUPJ from the top of the T1 Multi Story Car Park just prior to landing on 23 Right.

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLG made its first visit to MAN on 4th March wearing the Special Olympics Abu Dhabi 2019 livery

Etihad B787-9 A6-BLG made its first visit to MAN on 4th March wearing the Special Olympics Abu Dhabi 2019 livery

Learjet 45 LN-AWB is seen on short finals to Runway 23 Right on Monday 4th March

Learjet 45 LN-AWB is seen on short finals to Runway 23 Right on Monday 4th March

Photos from February 2019

Cessna Citation 525 CJ2 M-TBEA prepares for departure from 23 Left.27th February 2019. Photo; Ron Huzar

Cessna Citation 525 CJ2 M-TBEA prepares for departure from 23 Left.27th February 2019. Photo; Ron Huzar

Cathay Pacific’s latest A350-1000 B-LXI made its first visit to Manchester today (27th February).The aircraft is seen here departing back to Hong Kong. Photo: Paul Rowland.

Cathay Pacific’s latest A350-1000 B-LXI made its first visit to Manchester today (27th February).The aircraft is seen here departing back to Hong Kong. Photo: Paul Rowland.

A great shot from Ron Huzar of Luxembourg registered “Air Ambulance” Lear 45 LX-RSQ powering off Runway 23 Right on 27th February.

A great shot from Ron Huzar of Luxembourg registered “Air Ambulance” Lear 45 LX-RSQ powering off Runway 23 Right on 27th February.

An excellent shot by Paul Rowland of Brussels airlines A320 OO-SNM departing on 23 Right.27th February 2019.

An excellent shot by Paul Rowland of Brussels airlines A320 OO-SNM departing on 23 Right.27th February 2019.

Turkish Airlines operated an A330-200 on their scheduled TK1993/4 Istanbul service on 27th February.TC-LNB in the Star Alliance livery was nicely captured on departure by Paul Rowland.

Turkish Airlines operated an A330-200 on their scheduled TK1993/4 Istanbul service on 27th February.TC-LNB in the Star Alliance livery was nicely captured on departure by Paul Rowland.

Fog in Dublin this morning (27th Feb) resulted in Icelandair B737 MAX-8 TF-ICY diverting to MAN.The aircraft is seen here departing on 23 Right. Photo Paul Rowland

Fog in Dublin this morning (27th Feb) resulted in Icelandair B737 MAX-8 TF-ICY diverting to MAN.The aircraft is seen here departing on 23 Right. Photo Paul Rowland

Polish registered Citation 525 CJ2 SP-KCK was a welcome visitor on 25th February

Polish registered Citation 525 CJ2 SP-KCK was a welcome visitor on 25th February

Today’s star visitor was the first visit of KLM B777-200 PH-BQD which arrived this morning (25th February) for work by Air Livery.

Today’s star visitor was the first visit of KLM B777-200 PH-BQD which arrived this morning (25th February) for work by Air Livery.

A great day for a DHL shot! B757-200F G-DHKA 24th February 2019

A great day for a DHL shot! B757-200F G-DHKA 24th February 2019

One of several executive jets which visited for the football at Old Trafford today. Falcon 7X G-CRNS was captured nicely on short finals by Debbie Riley 24th February 2019.

One of several executive jets which visited for the football at Old Trafford today. Falcon 7X G-CRNS was captured nicely on short finals by Debbie Riley 24th February 2019.

Yet another beautiful blue sky day welcomed Lear Jet 40 N700KG from Luton on Sunday 24th February. Photo Peter H

Yet another beautiful blue sky day welcomed Lear Jet 40 N700KG from Luton on Sunday 24th February. Photo Peter H

Loganair E135 G-SAJB looking good (as always) on finals to Runway 23 Right 24th February 2019.Photo: Debbie Riley

Loganair E135 G-SAJB looking good (as always) on finals to Runway 23 Right 24th February 2019.Photo: Debbie Riley

Turkish Airlines A321N TC-LSC on short finals to Runway 23 Right.24th February 2019. Peter H

Turkish Airlines A321N TC-LSC on short finals to Runway 23 Right.24th February 2019. Peter H

Citation C560 XLS CS-DXG arrived from Stavanger (Norway) in time for the Man United v Liverpool game on Sunday 24th February. Photo Peter H

Citation C560 XLS CS-DXG arrived from Stavanger (Norway) in time for the Man United v Liverpool game on Sunday 24th February. Photo Peter H

LOT E190 SP-LMC departing 23R on 23rd February 2019. James Fairbrother

LOT E190 SP-LMC departing 23R on 23rd February 2019. James Fairbrother

An excellent shot of Citation C560 D-CAHO by Steve Ashworth on 23rd February

An excellent shot of Citation C560 D-CAHO by Steve Ashworth on 23rd February

Austrian 321 OE-LBD was seen sporting the new Austrian titles on Saturday 23rd February.Jim Fairbrother.

Austrian 321 OE-LBD was seen sporting the new Austrian titles on Saturday 23rd February.Jim Fairbrother.

British Airways A321N G-NEOS visited MAN on 23rd February.Photo: Steve Ashworth

British Airways A321N G-NEOS visited MAN on 23rd February.Photo: Steve Ashworth