Interesting flights due soon at Manchester EGCC / MAN:-
Sunday 25th February
D1300 HB-JME A340 Edelweiss ex Air Livery
Saturday 3rd March
A1550 Finnair A330-300 D1950 16th March for Air Livery
Sunday 4th March
A1510 KLM B777-300 D1840 14th March –CANX
Tuesday 6th March
A1125 ST2828/9 A321 Germania D1530 Thurs 8th March
Monday 12th March
A1000 Privilege B777-200 D1200 14th March
Saturday 17th March
A0155 TUI B787-9 Delivery Flight
Manchester latest – AIRLINE NEWS
Have reduced their MAN – ORD (Chicago) service to operate between 7th June and 3rd September. The route will be operated daily during this period by B787-8.
British Airways City Flyer
Look like they will have 4 aircraft based at Manchester over Summer weekends. With more routes yet to be announced they recently confirmed that they will now operate 2 x flights per week to Nice. In addition to their Saturday flight they will operate an additional E190 service on Sundays from 27th May.
Will be down grading their DXB-MAN-DXB EK 021/022 service from an A380 to a B777-300ER during the period 1st May to 13th June 2018.The remaining 2 x A380 services continue as normal during this period.
Germania will be operating an A321 charter into MAN for the MCFC v Basel Champions League game on 7th March. ETA @ MAN 1125 on Tues 6th March ETD 1530 on Thursday 8th March.
Hainan Airlines announced that they had today (2nd Feb 2018) applied to the CAAC for a number of new routes including a 3 x weekly Guangzhou – Manchester from December 2018.
Jet 2 Commencing 11 April 2018, all flights for Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma and Tenerife will operate at from / to T2. Terminal 1 (T1) will still be used for all other Jet 2 destinations.
Oman Air will operate B787-8 and occasionally B787-9 on their Muscat – MAN service from 1st July 2018.
Have today (25th Jan) announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester Airport with an extra three based aircraft for its peak summer 2018 schedule (June-September). For Summer 2018 there will now be:-
– 12 based aircraft at Manchester
– 57 summer routes in total
-10 new summer routes to: Agadir (2 wkly), Almeria (2 wkly), Barcelona Reus (2 wkly), Belfast (daily from March), Cagliari (2 wkly), Palermo (2 wkly) Ponta Delgada (1 wkly), Porto (3 wkly), Rhodes (2 wkly), & Venice Treviso (3 wkly)
-More flights to: Alicante, Bologna, Chania, Faro, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Malaga, Mallorca, Naples & Tenerife
KLM will be using Transavia B737’s on some of their Manchester services during the period 17th February – 24th March:- KL1073/4 Mon – Fri A0820 D0905 and KL1083/4 Sat/Sun A1255 D1340.
Turkish Airlines is increasing capacity from 4th June 2018 – 14th September with the introduction of the Airbus A330 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday TK1995 / TK1996 Istanbul -Manchester -Istanbul schedule service .
UEFA Champions League
Always attracts some extra flights and executive jets to our local airports. The next matches for our North West clubs who have qualified to the next round will be played on the dates below. It should be noted that the away Team must arrive in the home city at least 24hrs before the game. The majority of supporters and VIP guests arrive on the day of the game.
Tuesday 6th March – Liverpool v Porto
Wednesday 7th March – Manchester City v Basel
Tuesday 13th March – Manchester United v Sevilla
Tuesday 13th February – Basel v Manchester City
Wednesday 14th February – Porto v Liverpool
Wednesday 21st February – Sevilla v Manchester United
Full details of the extra flights will be published here when known.
Interesting flights due soon at Liverpool EGGP /LPL
Sunday 4th March
HFY611 A1300 LPL A340-300 (Hi Fly)
Wednesday 21st February
Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park
Car Parking charges are slashed to just £2 for the whole day as part of it’s “Midweek Madness” promotion. £5 Concorde “Short Tours” are also available on these dates.
Thursday 19th April
Dambuster Evening at the Runway Visitor Park – See Dambuster TAB on TAS Web site for full details and tickets. Manchester Airport 80th Anniversary event. Organised in conjunction with the Avro Heritage Museum and TAS.
Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July 2018
The 2018 Manchester Airport Aviation and Transport Festival will take place over this weekend at the airports Runway Visitor Park. A number of events and special exhibitions will be taking place to celebrate the airports 80th Anniversary.
As usual a massive Aviation Memorabilia Fair will be taking place in the Concorde Hangar over the weekend. If you would like to enquire about a stall at this event (selling fast) – Please contact: email@example.com or call in at the RVP shop for details. Many Aviation Model, Postcard, Slide and Book traders from the UK and Overseas are already booked in – now the largest Aviation Enthusiasts trade fair in the UK.
Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th July 2018
Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th September – RAF 100 National Aircraft Tour
As part of the RAF100 (Centenary) celebrations an exhibition will take place in central Manchester at the Cathedral Gardens this weekend
Please note: This page is usually updated several times each day.Whilst every effort is made to provide the correct information,on occasions aircraft changes are made due to tech / operational reasons. In such circumstances the aircraft which were originally scheduled for a flight are changed. Notification of these changes are not always promulgated to all of our information sources prior to the aircraft’s arrival.
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