VISITORSThree early newcomers this morning were Air Berlin B738 D-ABBY (34970) from Hanover with A320 D-ABDP (3093) on the Nuremberg run & these were followed by Adria A320 S5-AAS (0444 ex N444RX, TC-ONF, N444RX, D-ACAF, G-FHAJ, EI-DOD).We have now seen 51 Air Berlins here since the services began on 7/2 & in case you can't remember them all, they were:A319 - D-ABGC/H/I/J/L/N/O/P/Q/R/S, D-AHIN/OA320 - D-ABDP/Q/R/S/W/X/Y, D-ABFA/B/C/F/G/L/M/OA321 - D-ABCC, D-ALSCB737 - D-AHXA/B/C/D/E/F/H/JB738 - D-ABAF, D-ABBJ/Y, D-ABKL, D-AHFZ, D-ATUD/E/FDH8D - D-ABQB/C/G/H/IThis is not even half the short-haul fleet of 123 aircraft.FLEET NEWS Aer Lingus A321 EI-CPF (0991) was ferried from Bordeaux to Shannon today following cabin configuration for Ural A/L.Aurela. Formerly with the carrier, B752 M-ABDG (30735 ex N526AT, EI-LTY, LY-SKJ) has become TF-FIC & was ferried from Lasham to Manchester yesterday for painting for Icelandair.EasyJet former A320 G-TTOJ (2157) was registered EI-ERH yesterday for Avia Nova. A319 G-EZEJ (2214) flew its last revenue service today, arriving at Gatwick from Palma as EZY8634 at around 01.30. It then left Gatwick at about 09.50 as EZY8010 bound for Abu Dhabi on return to the lessor.Freebird A/L A320 TC-FBV (4658) was delivered from Toulouse to Istanbul today.Jet2 B738 G-GDFD (27982) was delivered from Hanover to Leeds/Bradford yesterday & is currently in the Multiflight hangar having its seats fitted. It will then enter service from Manchester.Norwegian Air Shuttle B733 LN-KKV (25613) failed to undertake its ferry flight to Vilnius on Wednesday & is still rooted to the spot at Southend.Tor Air. Further to yesterday, ES-LBD (25069) is to be UK based for the summer along with an unidentified sister ship.ROUTE NEWSNone todayMISCELLANEOUS ITEMSCitation 525 G-HEBJ (0437) was cancelled from the register yesterday as transferred to the USA.Nothing I know of for tomorrow except the NAX flights:NAX1302 LN-NOCNAX1338 LN-NOBNAX3510 LN-NODNAX4451 LN-NORCREDITS Derek Hoddinott, Mark Teale, Steve Spence, Martin Stephen, Nick Yeadon, Simon, Mr Anon, Jethro, Skyliner, ATDB, Diana Dors & anybody else that I have forgotten. Happy spotting! John (& my cat Mad Max) http://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/blogs/john_dyer/default.aspxMOVEMENT HIGHLIGHTSAIRLINERSADR50L A320 S5-AAS (first visit)AEA1013 B738 EC-HZSAEA1015 E195 EC-KRJAEW225 A321 UR-DAFAMC116 A320 9H-AEQAMC118 A319 9H-AELAUI501 B738 UR-PSBAWE732 A333 N273AYAZW724 B762 Z-WPEBAW9270 A318 G-EUNABER557V B737 D-AHXHBER8596 A320 D-ABDP (first visit, also BER8598)BER8602 B738 D-ABBY (first visit)BRU851 B735 EW-290PABTI651 B733 YL-BBRCIM4661 CRJ2 OY-RJC (also CIM4663/4665)CTN494 A320 9H-AEJCTN4494 A319 9A-CTIDAL12 B763 N174DNEIN23A A320 EI-DEGEIN232 A320 EI-DEI (also EIN236/244/248)ELL103 B733 ES-ABKEZS8463 A319 HB-JZSEZS8475 A319 HB-JZIEZS8481 delayed to 22.40EZS8530 A319 HB-JZWISS351 A319 EI-DFAISS355 A319 I-EEZQLZB497 B733 LZ-BOUMAH612 B738 HA-LOH (also MAH614)MGX712 E195 4O-AOBMHK579 B734 JY-SOAMLD883 E190 ER-ECBNAX1302 did not operateNAX1306 did not operateNAX1310 B738 LN-DYN (second visit, aircraft change from the predicted LN-DYD)NAX1314 B733 LN-KKTNAX1318 B738 LN-DYANAX1336 did not operateNAX3510 B738 LN-NODNAX3512 did not operateNAX3516 did not operateNAX4451 B738 LN-NORNAX4459 did not operateOHY7359 eta 23.01 (to be A321 TC-OAE)OHY7367 A321 TC-OBFQTR075 A332 A7-AFMRAM672 B734 CN-RMGRAM802 B738 CN-ROURYR5FE B738 EI-EMBRYR6NF B738 EI-EBP (also RYR1ZR/2MU/5ZG)RYR6XB B738 EI-EFPRYR27AH B738 EI-DLVRYR56QZ B738 EI-EKFRYR57HB B738 EI-EBSRYR64BZ B738 EI-EBNRYR89LJ B738 EI-ENJRYR1397 B738 EI-DWBRYR2747 B738 EI-DYLRYR5301 B738 EI-DCNRYR7728 B738 EI-DWRSAS4623 did not operateSDM297 A319 VQ-BATTAP332 A319 CS-TTATAP334 A320 CS-TNVTAP342 A320 CS-TQDTAP346 A319 CS-TTJTSC422 A333 C-GTSOUAE009 B773 A6-EBEUAE011 B772 A6-EMGUAE015 B773 A6-ECC GA & OTHER MOVEMENTSES-LVA Lear 60 (VPC6043, second visit, dep as VPC6044)N525L Ce525B (arr 17/4)
Yeah Me & My Dad had a great day especially with the weather.
Just one querry and that being the aircraft that was next to the strategic airlines aircraft up the top end near virgin hanger and the ATC.
I have heard that it is the Italian that's been there for months now but was just wanting that confirmed the reg i have is I-DAVA MD-82.
Hi, Matt. Yes, it is I-DAVA, which has been here since 22/10/10
Glad you had a good day