06NOV2021 - 0940Z: Quick snap at my work @ EGSS

Good afternoon

Lately I’ve been very busy at work, with high passenger numbers as of late as a result of high demand, and unexpected events taking place leading to massive disruption, I’ve certainly been kept hot on my heels, with little time to spare!
Now with kids back at school in the UK until Christmas…not that I’m counting 😂, we’re in a quieter period of time of fewer flights, meaning less passengers departing and arriving.

As some of you may be aware, I work at London Stansted Airport in Essex
(host to yesterdays FNF event).
I found some time after completing duties and when I was operationally free this morning to take a quick photo which I later cropped, centred and colour graded of a Jet2 B737-800 preparing for pushback onto the Alpha taxiway behind, taking 189 passengers to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands!

Aircraft details

Airframe: Boeing 737-85P (B738)

Airline: Jet2
Livery: Red tail (Great flight times / Great package holidays)
MSN: 28388
Mode S: 407031
Engines: 2x CFM56-7B26
Seat config: Y189
First flight: 13/04/2000
Age: 21 years

Flight details

Callsign: Channex 6TS (EXS6TS)
Flight no.: LS1451
Route: London Stansted (EGSS) → Fuerteventura (GCFV)
Gate / Stand: Gate 12 / Stand A13L
Date: 06/11/2021
Time photo taken: 09:40GMT (0940Z)
Flight time: 03h 40m

I have never been able to take pictures and post them from my work, but now as I’ve got a little bit more time as the summer season has drawn to a close, I’m hoping I can get more pictures and share them here 😊

Hope you like this photo, watch this space for more
(if I can and operationally have the time)

This photo was edited using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC


Nice shot! Love the shiny engines 😁

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I do like with Jet2 how they’re planes always look clean!

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