I think this is a good bet Jason 1-11. This sub charter seems to be due to both the regular footy G-JOTR and G-JOTS being on the ground at Cranfield. To make it more interesting, G-LCYM will be making a first ever visit to LBA.
Socially distanced binoculars at the ready!
I was there on this particular day. It was DC4 EI-ARS carrying around six race horses and grooms from either Dublin or Shannon. Most likely in 1976 or the year after. The aircraft landed on Runway 15 (now 14) bursting most main gear tyres and minimal retardation thereafter. It ended up in the...
Come on down to the Barnsley area to live a300boy. The pits are all closed and the slag heaps have been rounded off and grassed over. The air is lovely to breath in!!
Anyway, back to the Jet2 thread.
The only Jet2 Boeing 737-800 never to have visited LBA arrived in the early hours of Saturday. G-DRTL operated flight EXS9HN from Antalya on 26 September after the (up to now) Manchester based aircraft was swapped down route in Turkey.
Two Malta Air Boeing 737-800s are making first visits this afternoon. 9H-QEP has just arrived from Pisa operating flight RYR85XL, and 9H-QBO is enroute from Luqa as RYR39AK. Both airframes made their original first visits to LBA when operated by Ryanair, as EI-GJP on 03 May 2018 and EI-FOC on 26...
KLM Boeing 737-700 PH-BGH is enroute from Amsterdam operating flight KLM1541. This will not be a first visit as the aircraft originally appeared at LBA on 31 January 2010 due to inclement weather at Manchester operating KLM1073/1074 from and to Amsterdam.
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