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    Manchester Movement Logs & Heads Up

    ET728 (ET-AOR) routed non-stop to MAN again
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    Virgin Atlantic

    Created this proto-schedule for the service with the connections USA to India: 0605 VS110 ATL arrive Mon Weds Fri Sat 0700 VS128 JFK arrive Mon Tues Thurs Fri Sun 0935 VS326 BOM depart Mon Weds Sat 1050 VS324 DEL depart Tues Fri India to USA: 0600 VS325 DEL arrive Weds Sat 0715 VS327 BOM...
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    Virgin Atlantic

    timings are nice from JFK-MAN-Inda and return https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/294423/virgin-atlantic-reaffirms-manchester-india-network-launch-in-nw20/
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    Manchester Movement Logs & Heads Up

    anyone else going to be surprised with this? Showing for tomorrow on Flightradar 24: 17:00 AY1365 Helsinki Finnair A321 OH-LZL
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    Virgin Atlantic

    A slight update on the new routes "A 3X-weekly service between Manchester (MAN) and Mumbai (BOM) will begin on Dec. 19, operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The airline then plans to connect MAN with Delhi (DEL) nonstop from Jan. 5, flying 2X-weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays. Both...
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    Manchester Airport - General Thread

    What were you doing 43 years ago today (16th Oct 1977)? Me.... 1st visit to MAN and it gave completely the wrong impression on how busy MAN was back then as it was a good old fashioned diversion day with Air India 747 VT-EDU parked on stand 14 and virtually everywhere a plane could park...
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    Iran Air

    Seeing that it was this year's winner of the "most surprising new route" and that the conrtinuation into winter was only recently put on sale, it's not a big deal. If they can average 100 passengers a flight in these times then what would happen when things are better?
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    How concerned are you about the Coronavirus?

    So Keir Stamer in wanting a National Lockdown goes against the advice of the local Labour MPs and the Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester who don't want the strict restrictions put in place in Greater Manchester. Ably demostrating how clueless they would also be in power given the "Mixed...
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    How concerned are you about the Coronavirus?

    It's only Tier 3 that's got the guidance for no travel in or out of that area. An illustration of why the Government is on a hiding to nothing. On the news that Greater Manchester is NOT going to be included in Tier 3, the Manchester Evening News published an article and here is an nice little...
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    How concerned are you about the Coronavirus?

    so the Liverpool region will be have the most strict restrictions with the "Puritan" phase in place for around 4 weeks with no travel out of the area. Looks like Newcastle and Manchester regions are going to be maintaining what is in place
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    Manchester Movement Logs & Heads Up

    Today's ET mystery.... ET728 bypassed Brussels and arrived in MAN around 5.30am instead of 7.30am. Operated by ET-ATI.
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    Photography - General Thread

    Spent a good 10 to 15 minutes looking to see if there was a catch! The better lenses were from £300 upwards but i am nore than happy with what i got. No image stabilisation though
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    Photography - General Thread

    Ta. It's a Canon EOS 4000D. Came with 2 lenses and bought it for £399 in a sale (saved £100).
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    Photography - General Thread

    Did my 1st real trip of of the year on 28th September so it was time to experiment with the new camera. Only putting this single shot up at the moment... Chatsworth House hopefully over the coming weeks I can box off a few more trips (assuming Manchester doesn't get a no travel anywhere...
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    Manchester Airport - General Thread

    Here's something vintage... airlineroute has put up the July to September 1961 schedule for BEA's MAN-Heathrow route Of note.... 50 mins scheduled time in a Viscount compared to the 1 hour now. And the last flights of the day. From MAN to Heathrow.... leave at 2225 to arrive 2315 From...

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