Manchester Airport Spotting Highlights 4/5/19

Hello community,

On Saturday I went spotting at Manchester Airport’s Visitor Center, however I will only be posting highlights since I took 199 photos in total, I was there for five hours and got some pretty good shots in my opinion.

A Singapore Airlines A350-900 departing for Houston.

Qatar A350-900 A7-ALM inbound from Doha

Virgin Atlantic G-VBIG 747-400 “Tinker Belle”

Saudia 787-9 HZ-AR23 from Doha.

PH-BXO KLM 737 in a Skyteam livery.


American Airlines N393AN Departing for Philadelphia


Easyjet G-UZHC A320 “NEO” Livery.


KLM PH-EZK Embraer ERJ-190

NetJets Europe Bombardier BD-100-1A10 Challenger 350

Cathay Pacific A350-900 B-LRR.

British Airways G-EUOA Airbus A319.

! Catches Of The Day !

An Emirates A380-800 A6-EEB “Arsenal FC” Livery inbound from Dubai


A Swiss A220 HB-JCA in its “Fête des Vignerons 2019 - Fichtre” special livery inbound from Zurich.


Spotting Location: Manchester Visitor Center (Accessible by Airport Bus + Bus Terminal)
Spotting Location Tips: Stand on top of the wooden blocks / benches for photos above the fence line, you will get a slight bit of fence in, depends how tall you are.
Camera: Cannon EOS 500D DSLR. (Highly recommended)

I did take other photos, such as Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2 etc… But I would rather put my best photos in this thread just to speed up the upload time.

Feel free to put in the comments which was your favourite, and if you want you can PM me if you want to see one of the following airlines:

  • Ryanair.
  • Easyjet.
  • Jet2 operated by AirTanker.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • Cathay Pacific.
  • FlyBe.
  • British Airways.
  • TUI.
  • Thomas Cook.
  • United.
  • American Airlines.
  • Icelandair.
  • SAS.
  • Lufthansa (None in new livery)
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Aegan Air.
  • Hainan Airlines.
  • Titan Airlines.
  • NetJets Europe Bombardier BD-100-1A10 Challenger 350.
  • Vueling.
  • Austrian.
  • Jet2.
  • Virgin Atlantic. (More)
  • Singapore Airlines. (More)
  • KLM. (More)
  • Icelandair.
  • Qatar.
  • Saudia.

All photos in this thread were taken by myself on 04/05/19, please do not claim any of these photos yours, thanks.

Pretty much every photo but one was deleted, so I’ll post them individually.


Can you send me all the hevies?

I can try.

Nice photos! I had no idea American had their new livery on the 767! I learned something today!

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Nice shots!
I love all of these pictures, but try to keep it to a total of 10 pictures per topic. Other than that, 10/10!

Nice shots! I love the A350 the most :P

Oh and the A220, my favorite aircraft :D

Wow its great to see some spotting pictures from my Hometown Airport! Thanks for sharing these! Some of the best spotting photos I’ve seen!

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