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Virgin A340-600 Over Manchester Today  
User currently offlineHARLEYF150 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 70 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 4314 times:

I have been at Manchester Airport for most of the day when at 3.50 PM i noticed a Virgin A340-600 ( G-VATL ) passing overhead,this is the first Virgin 346 i have seen pass above Manchester as most of the time it's the 744's and the occasional A340-300, does anyone know which route this was operating as Virgin usually use the A340-300 on the VS23 to LA

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User currently offlineRichard28 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 1597 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 4268 times:

My guess is that would have been the VS11 to BOS. BOS is served by a mixture of A343, A346 and B744.

JFK and EWR also get A346 service, and IAD also gets the occasional 346 - but based on the time you saw it I'd stick with my guess of BOS.

The VS7/8 to LAX becomes an A346 service at the end of this month, weith VS23/24 remaining as an A343


User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 4193 times:

That would be VS11 LHR-BOS, today it is being flown by the A340-600.

Information as of 1944Z
FlightID: VIR11 (Commercial, Jet)
Status: DEPARTED, ENROUTE
Company: VIRGIN ATLANTIC
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Radio Call: VIRGIN
Ground Spd: 502 kts (Assigned: M083)
Altitude: 360(hundreds of feet) (Assigned: 360)
Type: A346 (Airbus Industries Airbus A340-600)
Origin Apt: EGLL HEATHROW
Dest Apt: BOS GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL
Departed: 1427Z ETA As Filed: (unspecified), Calculated ETE: 1h 1m



No Vueling No Party
User currently offlineMatt72033 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1617 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (8 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3979 times:

did u see all the VS diverted 744's on monday?

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