Dwarfed By The US Air A330, N271AY this Emb 190 holds for RW23L. The heavy coat of De-icing fluid shows the coldness of the weather on this particular morning.
The usual morning line up of long-haul departures heading for the Middle and Far East. Qatar, Etihad and Singapore Airlines.
Note the tiny Thomson Airways sticker behind the door which is the only thing that denotes the recent change of ownership. No doubt the days of the First Choice livery are numbered. LO Seen here c... (more)
Waiting to depart in the low winter sunshine of a frosty morning at Manchester.
A clear and frosty morning at Manchester just as the sun rises above the horizon.
Lining up on RW 23L on an icy Sunday morning.
Lining up on RW 23L on an icy Sunday
Departing an icy Manchester just before the sun breaks the horizon.
Departing an icy Manchester in the early sunlight.
Covered in frost on a very cold December morning. Lined up on Runway23L bound for London, (where else).
The cockpit windows are open as both pilots take a moment to clean their respective windows before being cleared onto the active runway.
This aircraft was acquired as a result of the recent purchase of GB Airways. The Resulting hybrid Easy Jet paint scheme is already looking worse for wear.