Interesting flights due soon at Manchester EGCC / MAN:-

Sunday 25th February

0520 QR021 A7-BCF
0605 EY015 A6-ETJ
0610 CX219 B-LRI
0630 EK021 A6-EUB PSG Livery
0745 SQ052 9V-SMH
0840 AA735 N286AY
0855 UA081 N17133
0855 SQ051 9V-SMT
0855 SV123 HZ-ARA
0900 AY1361 OH-LKK
0955 TK1993 TC-JSV
1125 QR027 A7-BCT
1130 EW9342 D-ABQG
1145LH942 D-AILK
1150 NV824 OK-IMO Beechjet 400
1200 AHO768A D-CAHO C560 D1900
1225 GAC793X OE-FWF C510 D1855
1230 NJE396D CS-DXW  C560
1245 NV051D G-KLNW C510
1255 EK017 A6-EEY
1315 FR3203 EI-GDO
1430 OS463 OE-LWP
1450 VY8748 EC-KMI A320
1505 EY015 A6-ETE
1525 EDC275 G-WIRG Legacy 650
1555 EW342 D-ABKN
1710 EZY1834 OE-IVN
1720 LH946 D-AINC
1735 FR039 EI-GDO
1930 AHO785 D-ASAP Legacy 650
2025 CLF026 G-RORA Legacy 500
2135 FR558 EI-GJA
2145 3O189 CN-NMK A320 Air Arabia
 Thursday 1st March

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

 GERMANIA A321 TLS 280917 red

Monday 12th March

A1000 Privilege B777-200  D1200 14th March

Saturday 17th March

A0155 TUI B787-9  Delivery Flight

Manchester latest –  AIRLINE NEWS

American Airlines

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.

MAN 1782016 EK B777 A6EPD

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

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.

Home Games

Tuesday 6th March – Liverpool v Porto

Wednesday 7th March – Manchester City v Basel

Tuesday 13th March – Manchester United v Sevilla

Away Games

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)

Tuesday 6th March
ENT503 A1100 B738 (Enter Air)



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: 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

Have been confirmed as the dates of the Avro Air Fair which will take place on the site of the former Woodford Aerodrome. A number of aircraft Flypasts are expected throughout the weekend.
Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th August
Blackpool Seafront Airshow
Saturday 18th August – Manchester Airport RVP – High Performance Car Day
If you have a passion for fast cars today is a day for you.Up to 200 Lamborghini’s, Aston Martins,Porhce,Audi and Ferrari’s will be gathering at the RVP for the annual XL Meet. The Concorde Hangar will become an exhibition hall of “special edition” cars,many of which are worth well over a million! Should be a great spectacle.
Thursday 23rd August – Sunday 26th August
The Creamfields Music Festival takes places at Daresbury (Warrington).This event usually results in a number of executive jets visiting both MAN and LPL

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.

The MAN LOGs section of this web site provides a good guide to what actually visits. However, the most comprehensive coverage of all Manchester movements can be found in the TAS monthly magazine “Winged Words”.  


With thanks to:- TAS Members Blog Site, Alpha Five Facebook, NATS, NWAN,Man Handling Agents.

Peter Hampson