Air Jamaica Airbus A340 6Y-JMM poses nicely outside of T2 on 1st June 2002….scroll down for further classic shots from the month of June..
Interesting flights due soon at Manchester EGCC / MAN:-
Sunday 22nd July
0515 B-1020 HU7903
0610 B-LRG CX219
0655 A7-BCN QR021
0655 N57111 UA081
0710 C-GTSZ TS264
0720 A6-EDH EK021
0815 PH-BCD KL1071
0820 A6-ETB EY015
0825 D-AIPM LH940
0840 N290AY AA734
0850 OH-LVA AY1361
0855 S5-AAV JP462
0900 9V-SMO SQ052
0930 N807AA AA054
0930 9V-SMP SQ051
0935 TC-JTI TK1993
1000 CS-TTN TP322
1025 D-ABQB EW9348
1050 D-AIZO LH942
1220 A6-EUC EK017
1230 HZ-AR12 SV123
1305 G-EZRW EZY1964
1325 A7-BCY QR027
1335 OE-IJS EZY1918
1340 G-JZBM LS930
1405 D-AECH LH938
1425 OE-ICC EZY1982
1600 G-DRTF LS756
Manchester Route 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.
Have recently indicated that they would like to relaunch scheduled services into MAN potentially in November 2018 with a twice weekly B787 service to Dhaka.
Will operate the A350-1000 XWB on their MAN scheduled service to Hong Kong from 1st December 2018 to 28th February 2019.
Easy Jet has announced (9July) that it will be adding five new aircraft to its Manchester Base, carrying an extra 1.5m passengers annually and launching five new routes.The new destinations of Innsbruck, Lanzarote, Faro, Barcelona and Bordeaux – the 1000th for the airline are now on sale the new routes will commence from 2 November 2018.
QATAR Airways will change aircraft types on their morning and afternoon flights to Airbus A350-9 from 28th October.The evening flight remains B787-8.
From 18th Sept, the morning flight will operate daily (2 extra services per week) and from 22nd May 2019 the airline will operate 3 flights daily from MAN to Doha.
Primera Air is launching B737-800 flights from Manchester to Malaga from 24th October. The new route will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Fares start from €35 one way and are available to book now.
PF2731/2 Arr MAN 1630 Dep 1730 Saturdays Arr 1825 Dep 1925
Saudia are to use B777-300ER on the Jeddah – MAN route for one month from 18th December 2018.
Thai Airways are once again believed to be considering commencing services to Manchester. An A350 4 x per week from December 2018 is the current rumour. However, at this stage there has been no confirmation from the airline and as many of us know there has been speculation over this route quite a few times before!
Thai Airways Dc8-63 HS-TGZ @ Manchester 15th February 1977 (PH)
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 .
Have adjusted their planned long-haul services from Manchester, for winter 2018/19 season. The latest adjustment now sees the airline exclusively operating their B747-400 fleet between 28OCT18 and 30MAR19.
Manchester – Atlanta Planned reduction from 4 to 3 weekly remains unchanged. All service operated by 747-400, instead of 2 weekly A330-300 and 1 weekly 747-400
VS109 MAN1020 – 1445ATL 744 146
VS110 ATL1800 – 0700+1MAN 744 146
Manchester – New York JFK Planned reduction from 5 to 3 weekly remains unchanged. All service operated by 747-400, instead of 2 weekly A330-300 and 1 weekly 747-400
VS127 MAN1035 – 1315JFK 744 357
VS128 JFK1930 – 0700+1MAN 744 357
Manchester – San Francisco (A330) will terminate at the end of the Summer Schedule (Oct 18)
The airline’s other long-haul service, Manchester – Bridgetown (Barbados) and Manchester – Orlando, is also scheduled with 747-400 operation in winter season. Additional changes remain likely
Have officially announced (in conjunction with Manchester Airport) that they will commence F50 services on the Manchester-Antwerp and Manchester-Ostend/Bruges routes from 1st October 2018. The airline will operate the Ostend-Bruges service once a day. Antwerp will be served twice daily Monday to Friday, with daily flights over the weekend. Tickets are now on sale from GBP 39* (one way, including airport taxes) via http://www.flyvlm.com.
Vueling have increased their Barcelona – MAN operations to 8 weekly for August and 1st week of Sept:-VY8748/ 9 Arr MAN 1345 dep Man 1425 Daily and VY8758/9 Arr MAN 1820 Dep MAN 1955 on Mondays
Runway 2 (05R/23L) Operating times – Summer 2018
26th March to 8th July
Monday- Friday 06:30-10:30 and 13:00-20:00
Saturday 06:30-10:30 and 13:00-16:00
9th July to 28th October
Monday- Friday 06:15-20:00
Sunday 06:15-09:30 and 13:00-20:00
All times are local
If you want to find out more about the R2 operating times and how they are agreed – come along to the TAS Social evening at the RVP on Monday 14th May.
Interesting flights due soon at Liverpool EGGP /LPL
FUTURE EVENTS – Dates for the diary
Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th August
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
Frequently changing photo’s from Manchester’s 80 year’s of operations will be published here ….June though the years…
A fine pair of Evergreen International Dc8-52’s (N800EV and N801EV) are parked on the West side of Pier B in June 1979
VASP Dc10 N6150Z receives attention from FLS Engineering at MAN June 1993
Dan Air Ambassador G-ALZN parked on Pier B in June 1964.
Aer Lingus B737-200 EI-ASE Landing on Runway 06 June 1975
YAK 42 LY-AAW gets ready for departure from the end of Pier B – 28th June 1992
Balkan TU-134 LZ-TUL lands on Runway 06 in June 1978
Philippine Airlines DC8-53 PI-C803 taxies out for a Runway 24 departure 22nd June 1973.
Wardair B747-100 C-FFUN lands on Runway 06 in June 1977.
Sterling Dc6B OT-STT in Manchester’s Southbay 9 June 1969.
Alitalia Dc9-30 I-DIKC taxies onto Pier B at MAN June 1969.
British Airways Super VC10 G-ASGL departs Runway 24 (as only it can!) in June 1968.
June 1970 and the Tower Block extension starts to take shape.
Surinam Airways Dc8-63 PH-DEM pushes back from Pier B – 17th June 1977
6th June 1970 – Wardair’s B727 CF-FUN taxies onto stand at the end of Pier B
RAF Shackleton AEW 2 – WL790 at Manchester on 11th June 1979.
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