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Online Catalogue:United Kingdom Photographs
Air 2000 Photos Air 2000 Photos

In April 1987, Air 2000 commenced flights between Manchester and Malaga, using two Boeing 757 aircraft. Formed by Owners Abroad Plc, the company was rebranded as First Choice Holidays Plc in 1994. The 1998 the airline obtained another two aircraft, basing one aircraft at Glasgow. In 1988 and 1989 the airline commenced long haul flights to Mombasa, Kenya and the United States. In 1992 the airline was granted a scheduled airline licence and subsequently commenced flights between Gatwick and Paphos, Cyprus. Owned by First Choice Holidays, the airline grew dramatically after they purchased Unijet in 1998. The airline was rebranded First Choice in 2004. See separate section for First Choice.
Aurigny Air Services Photos Aurigny Air Services Photos

Aurigny commenced operations in March 1968. In 1971 it was the launch customer for the Britten-Norman Trislander and the airline is still the largest operator of the type. Based in Guernsey, Aurigny operates scheduled services and freight operations linking the Channel Islands with a number of locations in the UK and Western France. In early 2006, the fleet comprised comprised ATR 72-200 (3), Trislanders (6), a single Saab 340A) and a Shorts 360-300.
BMI British Midland - Photos BMI British Midland - Photos

bmi began life in 1938 as Air Schools Ltd, training RAF pilots., becoming Derby Aviation in 1949 and then Derby Airways in 1959 with an expanding passenger and cargo network in the UK, before entering the package holiday market in the 1960’s. The airline finally became British Midland Airways in 1964 and expanded in a planned and controlled manner throughout the 70’s and 80’s. By the end odf the 90’s the airline is carrying over six million passengers a year. Shareholders include SAS and Lufthansa with 20% each. In 2002, bmibaby is launched and then in 2003 the airline is rebranded as bmi, with a new business model in line with overall market developments. In 2007, BMI bought British Mediterranean Airways.
Britsh Airways - Photos - Airbus Aircraft Britsh Airways - Photos - Airbus Aircraft

British Airways operate a large fleet of Airbus Industries A319, A320 and A321 aircraft on their extensive route network throughout Europe. These aircraft started to join the fleet in 1988 and most of these types are based at London Heathrow.We have included Prints of each of the major types operated by British Airways. BMED and GB Airways A320s and A321s are covered in their own sections.
British Airways - Photos - Boeing 737s British Airways - Photos - Boeing 737s

British Airways operates a large fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, largely from London Gatwick. There are three main types of Boeing 737's in the BA fleet, the largest number being Boeing 737-436 aircraft, with more or less equal numbers of Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 737-500 aircraft operating alongside these. These aircraft operate on BA's extensive short haul network throughout Europe.
British Airways - Photos - Boeing 757s British Airways - Photos - Boeing 757s

British Airways operate quite large fleets of Boeing 757-236 and B767-336 aircraft from its main operating base at London Heathrow on their medium and long-haul routes. In this section we have included some Prints featuring these aircraft. The Print featuring the B757-236 in the "Blue Peter" scheme is particularly nice.
British Airways - Photos - Boeing 767s British Airways - Photos - Boeing 767s

British Airways operate quite large fleets of Boeing 757-236 and B767-336 aircraft from its main operating base at London Heathrow on their medium and long-haul routes. In this section we have included some Prints featuring these aircraft.
British Airways - Photos - Boeing 747's British Airways - Photos - Boeing 747's

British Airways operates one of the largest fleets of Boeing 747-400 aircraft in the world. British Airways’ designation for their aircraft is B747-436. The first of these, G-BNLA, joined the fleet in June 1989 and over the years the fleet had grown to 57 aircraft by the beginning of 2010. The deep worldwide recession, which started in 2009, however, led to a number of these being stored in the Arizona desert by the end of the first quarter of 2010. In addition to the passenger aircraft, BA are leasing three B747-47F (LCD) freighter aircraft from Global Supply Systems, who operate the aircraft on behalf of British Airways World Cargo. We have included a wide range of photographs of aircraft from this fleet.
British Airways - Photos - B777's British Airways - Photos - B777's

British Airways took delivery of its first B777, G-ZZZC, a model 236, in November 1995. This was followed by a further two 236 models and 24 of the 236 ER (Extended Range) models between 1995 and 1999. All these 27 aircraft were equipped with the GE 90 engines. In October 1999, the first of 20 Rolls Royce powered B777-236 ER aircraft, G-YMMA, joined the fleet. By March 2010, the fleet comprised 47 aircraft. BA have the bulk of their B777 fleet based at London Heathrow, but also maintain a small part of the fleet operating long-haul routes from London Gatwick. We have included photographs of almost the entire fleet in this section, including one of G-YMMM, which crash landed at London Heathrow on 17 January 2008, after some superb airmanship on the part of the flight crew.
British Airways - Photos - Other Aircraft Types British Airways - Photos - Other Aircraft Types

In this section we have included Prints of British Airways aircraft not covered in the other sections, including some of the British Aerospace BAe 146 fleet. British Airways CitiExpress came into being in March 2002, from a merger of British Airways subsidiaries Brymon Airways and British Regional Airlines (previously Manx Airlines). Later that year BA wrapped British Airways Regional and CitiFlyer Express into the new entity. In February 2006, the airline was restructured to become a low-cost operator and was renamed BA Connect. A full BA subsidiary, the airline operated on 60+ routes in the UK and Northern Europe. BA Connect was subsequently sold to Flybe in 2007.
EasyJet - Photos - Boeing 737-300's EasyJet - Photos - Boeing 737-300's

Established by Stelios Haji-Ioannou, in October 1995, easyJet started life with two Boeing 737 aircraft wet-leased from GB Airways. Today it is one of the biggest and most successful of the new breed of "low-cost" airlines now operating in Europe, with a large fleet of Boeing 737 and Airbus A319 aircraft. Pioneering Internet sales of cheap tickets, easyJet has developed a business model envied by many of the larger established airlines. Easyjet bought GB Airways in 2007, taking over the latters aircraft and routes.
EasyJet - Photos - Boeing 737-700's EasyJet - Photos - Boeing 737-700's

Established by Stelios Haji-Ioannou, in October 1995, easyJet started life with two Boeing 737 aircraft wet-leased from GB Airways. Today it is one of the biggest and most successful of the new breed of "low-cost" airlines now operating in Europe, with a large fleet of Boeing 737 and Airbus A319 aircraft. Pioneering Internet sales of cheap tickets, easyJet has developed a business model envied by many of the larger established airlines. Easyjet bought GB Airways in 2007, taking over the latters aircraft and routes.
EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 1 EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 1

EasyJet operate one of the largest fleets of A319 aircraft in the world. They started to take delivery of these aircraft in February 2004 when the first aircraft, G-EZEA (MSN 2119), joined the fleet. By the end of 2009, EasyJet were operating over 100 of these aircraft, with a further 47 aircraft on order for delivery from 2010 onwards. Because of the size of this fleet we have divided the pictures into four sections, with aircraft included in alphabetical order by registration.

This section includes aircraft registred from G-EZAR to G-EZBH.
EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 2 EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 2

EasyJet operate one of the largest fleets of A319 aircraft in the world. They started to take delivery of these aircraft in February 2004 when the first aircraft, G-EZEA (MSN 2119), joined the fleet. By the end of 2009, EasyJet were operating over 100 of these aircraft, with a further 47 aircraft on order for delivery from 2010 onwards. Because of the size of this fleet we have divided the pictures into four sections, with aircraft included in alphabetical order by registration.

This section includes aircraft registred from G-EZBI to G-EZEG.
EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 3 EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 3

EasyJet operate one of the largest fleets of A319 aircraft in the world. They started to take delivery of these aircraft in February 2004 when the first aircraft, G-EZEA (MSN 2119), joined the fleet. By the end of 2009, EasyJet were operating over 100 of these aircraft, with a further 47 aircraft on order for delivery from 2010 onwards. Because of the size of this fleet we have divided the pictures into four sections, with aircraft included in alphabetical order by registration.

This section includes aircraft registred from G-EZEJ to G-EZIH.
EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 4 EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A319's - Part 4

EasyJet operate one of the largest fleets of A319 aircraft in the world. They started to take delivery of these aircraft in February 2004 when the first aircraft, G-EZEA (MSN 2119), joined the fleet. By the end of 2009, EasyJet were operating over 100 of these aircraft, with a further 47 aircraft on order for delivery from 2010 onwards. Because of the size of this fleet we have divided the pictures into four sections, with aircraft included in alphabetical order by registration.

This section includes aircraft registred from G-EZII to G-HMCC
EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A320 and A321's EasyJet - Photos - Airbus A320 and A321's

In 2007 EasyJet purchased GB Airways who operated a mixed fleet of Airbus A 320 and A321 aircraft. These were gradually repainted into a hybrid EasyJet livery. Many of these aircraft were on lease to GB Airways and as the leases expired EasyJet stared to return the aircraft. In Februry 2009, EasyJet started to take delivery of new A320 aircraft and these are painted in full EasyJet livery. We have included a number of pictures illustrating the various liveries used on this part of the fleet.
Easyjet Switzerland Photos Easyjet Switzerland Photos

In March 1998, easyJet bought a 40% stake in TEA Basle AG, a Swiss charter airline. In April 1999, the airline changedf its name to easyJet Switzerland and in June increased its stake to 49%, with an option to purchase the remaining 51%. April 1999 saw the airline move its base to Geneva and i n July easyJet Switzerland started services from Geneva to Nice, Amsterdam and Barcelona.

At the end of 2009, the airlines operated 12 Airbus A319 aircraft.
First Choice Airways - Photos First Choice Airways - Photos

Founded in 1987 as air2000, the airline started operations in April that year using two Boeing 757 aircraft, the first flight being to Malaga in Spain. The airline grew rapidly, even eventually setting up a subsidiary airline in Canada and gaining a scheduled airline operating licence in 1992, with a first flight to Paphos in Cyprus. Rebranded as First Choice Airways in 2004, the airline has continued to grow and now operates a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. First Choice Airways is to be the European launch customer for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, taking delivery of the first aircraft in 2009.
Flybe - Photos Flybe - Photos

Flybe originally began life in 1979 as Jersey European Airways. The airline was taken over by Walkersteel in 1983 and amalgamated with their other airline, Spacegrand, in 1985. Jersey European continued to grow during the 1990's, when Fokker F27’s and BAe 146 were introduced, together with the UK’s first domestic Business Class in 1993. The airline also entered into a franchise partnership with Air France and further BAe 146’s were added to the fleet. In order to ensure that its business model remained viable the airline underwent two rebranding exercises, firstly to become British European in May 2000 and then to become Flybe in July 2002. The fleet included De Havilland Dash 8's, BAe 146's and Embraer RJ195 aircraft. Flybe purchased BA Connect from British Airways in 2007, becoming Europe's largest Regional Airline.
GB Airways - Photos GB Airways - Photos

Starting life in Gibraltar in 1931 as Gibraltar Airways, this very successful family run airline still specializes in Mediterranean and North Africa destinations today. In 1947 the airline began a long-term relationship with BEA, which would eventually lead to BEA taking an equity stake in the airline and both airlines sharing the service between London and Gibraltar. In 1989 the airline, now renamed GB Airways Ltd., moved its operations to Gatwick. In 1995, GB Airways became a British Airways franchisee and BA gave up the equity stake that had started with BEA. Today, GB Airways operates a modern fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft on a wide route network covering its area of expertise. The airline had always enjoyed an excellent reputation for service. GB Airways was sold to Easyjet in 2007.
My Travel Airways - Photos My Travel Airways - Photos

Established as Airtours International in 1990. The airline actually started operations in March 1991. In 1993, the airline bought Inter European Airways. Continuing on the expansion trail, Danish charter airline, Premair, was the purchased and integrated in 1996. The parent, Airtours Group, was rebranded to MyTravel Group in 2002 and the airline became MyTravel Airways on 1 May 2002. The airline launched a low-cost version, MyTravel Lite, in 2002. A number of MyTravel Airways aircraft were rebranded as MyTravel Lite, but all aircraft were interchangeable within the overall airline. In 2007, the Thomas Cook and My Travel Groups merged, although My Travel Airways didn't fully integrate with Thomas Cook Airlines until 30 March 2008. By October 2008,Thomas Cook Airlines had a mixed fleet comprised of A320, A321, A330 and B757 aircraft.
Monarch Airlines - Photos Monarch Airlines - Photos

Established in 1967, Monarch Airlines began operations with two Bristol Britannia 312 aircraft. The airline introduced its first jet, a Boeing 720-023B, in 1971 and by 1976 had an all jet fleet. Monarch applied for a scheduled services licence in 1985 and began scheduled services the following year. A330 aircraft were added in 1999 and a new updated livery was introduced in 2002. We feature both the current and previous liveries in our selection of Monarch Prints. Monarch is now one of the UK’s leading charter airlines, with a fleet of 27 aircraft in 2005.
Other UK Airlines - Photos Other UK Airlines - Photos

In this section we have included a range of Prints covering some of the smaller UK airlines, including Air Southwest, Eastern Airways, Jet2 and Titan Airways.
Thomas Cook Airlines - Photos Thomas Cook Airlines - Photos

Thomas Cook Airlines started operations in March 2000 as JMC Airlines, which combined Flying Colours Airlines and Caledonian Airways following the merger of the respective Group owners of the two airlines. JMC Airlines was renamed Thomas Cook Airlines in March 2003.The Thomas Cook and My Travel Groups merged in 2007, although My Travel Airways didn't fully integrate with Thomas Cook Airlines until 30 March 2008. By October 2008,Thomas Cook Airlines had a mixed fleet comprised of A320, A321, A330 and B757 aircraft.
Thomson Airways Thomson Airways

Established in 1961 as Euravia, flying Lockheed Constellations, the airline was renamed Britannia Airways in 1964, when Bristol Britannia aircraft were introduced. The Thomson group purchased Britannia in 1965 and in 1968 Britannia became the first airline in Europe to introduce the B737-200 and then subsequently the B767. Over the next three decades, as Thomson purchased various European Travel Groups, Britannia absorbed a number of other charter airlines and expanded into Europe. In 2000 the airline and Thomson Travel Group were bought by TUI Group of Germany and in 2004 it was decided to rebrand the airline as Thomsonfly. On 31 October 2005, the name Britannia disappeared forever.
Virgin Atlantic - Photos - Airbus A340 Aircraft Virgin Atlantic - Photos - Airbus A340 Aircraft

From its humble beginnings in 1984, Virgin Atlantic set out to provide an alternative style of travel from the major airlines with which it competes. The airline has since grown rapidly and has built a globally recognised reputation for its pricing, service and innovation. The airline currently operates to 25 scheduled destinations across the world using a fleet of Boeing 747 and Airbus A340 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic was the first British airline to have ordered the new Airbus A380 aircraft, with six on order. The airline has also ordered the Boeing 787 and Airbus A330's. This section includes all the Airbus A34-300 and A340-600 aircraft in the fleet as at March 2011.
Virgin Atlantic - Photos - Boeing 747-400 Aircraft Virgin Atlantic - Photos - Boeing 747-400 Aircraft

From its humble beginnings in 1984, Virgin Atlantic set out to provide an alternative style of travel from the major airlines with which it competes. The airline has since grown rapidly and has built a globally recognised reputation for its pricing, service and innovation. The airline currently operates to 25 scheduled destinations across the world using a fleet of Boeing 747 and Airbus A340 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic was the first British airline to have ordered the new Airbus A380 aircraft, with six on order. The airline has also ordered the Boeing 787 and Airbus A330's. This section includes all the Boeing 747-400 aircraft in the fleet as at March 2011.
XL Airways - Photos XL Airways - Photos

The airline began operations in December 1994 as Sabre Airways, but became Excel airways following the acquisition of its majority stake in Libre Holidays in November 2000. The airline is now part of the Avion Group of Air Atlanta and is a major UK charter airline, providing services to European and Middle East destinations. It operates a mixed fleet of Boeing 737, Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 aircraft out of Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow. In recent years the airline has won a number of awards for its services.
Asian Airlines - Photos Asian Airlines - Photos

This section contains Prints covering some of the Asian airlines operating to the UK, including Singapore Airlines, Air India, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Qantas and Singapore Airlines. We will be adding further Prints to this section in due course.
European Airlines - A to I - Photos European Airlines - A to I - Photos

Almost all of Europe's major airlines fly into one or other of the UK's airports. We have split this section into three, with alphabetical listings of the European Airlines under A to I, then J to Q and then R to Z.
European Airlines - J to Q - Photos European Airlines - J to Q - Photos

Almost all of Europe's major airlines fly into one or other of the UK's airports. We have split this section into three, with alphabetical listings of the European Airlines under A to I, then J to Q and then R to Z.
European Airlines - R to Z - Photos European Airlines - R to Z - Photos

Almost all of Europe's major airlines fly into one or other of the UK's airports. We have split this section into three, with alphabetical listings of the European Airlines under A to I, then J to Q and then R to Z.
Middle East and African Airlines - Photos Middle East and African Airlines - Photos

The recent growth in aviation in the Middle East and Africa is reflected in the growing number of airlines operating to and from the UK. We have included Prints covering some of these airlines in this section. including Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Middle East Airlines and South Africa Airlines.
North and South American Airlines - Photos North and South American Airlines - Photos

The trans-Atlantic routes runnning between the UK and Canada and the United States of America are amongst the most important in the world and coverage is governed by a complex set of air treaties. Nevertheless, all the main American and Canadian airlines operate into London Heathrow and London Gatwick, as well as to various other UK regional airports such as Manchester and Glasgow. We have included Prints covering some of these airlines in this section, together with a few from South America as well.

Online Catalogue:United Kingdom Photographs

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