Morning departure to Abu Dhabi leaves a dull MAN
Always my luck! Whenever I decide to make the 3 hour drive to MAN, the weather is foul!
Close detail of the tail livery of this smart Etihad A330 holding prior to take off clearance from ATC on Runway 23L.
Etihad 015 rotating for the flight back to Abu Dhabi
Taxing to stand after landing runway 23
Climbing out of Manchester, into the early morning sky
This A330 climbs from Runway 23L into a clear blue sky for the journey to Abu Dhabi.
Such a graceful looking airliner - particularly in the colours of Etihad. Photographed here from the vegetation taxiing to line up on Runway 23L for departure.