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Gatwick & Riga – Thursday 14th June 2018 (Grant Robinson)

The Southern section of the Finland trip gathered early at Gatwick for a departure to Riga on YL-CSF, an Air Baltic CS300………the following were noted before leaving;

 

A6-EOS, Airbus A380 861, Emirates Airline (203)
B-LRD, Airbus A350 941, Cathay Pacific Airways (38)
C-FNAX, Boeing 737 NG 8, WestJet Airlines (60511)
C-GOGN, Boeing 767 338ER/W, WestJet Airlines (25576)
CS-TTJ, Airbus A319 111, TAP Portugal (979)
EC-LQK, Airbus A320 232, Vueling Airlines (2589)
EC-MCB, Airbus A320 214, Iberia Express (1125)
EC-MCS, Airbus A320 214SL, Iberia (6244)
EC-MLD, Airbus A321 231SL, Vueling Airlines (7105)
EC-MPS, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Air Europa (60587)
EI-DPI, Boeing 737 NG 8AS/W, Ryanair (33608)
EI-DVG, Airbus A320 214, Aer Lingus (3318)
EI-FHH, Boeing 737 NG 8FZ/W, Norwegian Air International (31713)
EI-FHX, Boeing 737 NG 8JP/W, Norwegian Air International (40866)
EI-FJO, Boeing 737 NG 8JP/W, Norwegian Air International (42076)
EI-FJW, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Norwegian Air International (42286)
EI-FJX, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Norwegian Air International (42271)
EI-FVK, Boeing 737 NG 800/W, Norwegian Air International (42276)
G-CHTZ, Airbus A330 243, Thomas Cook Airlines (398)
G-CKNY, Boeing 787 9, Norwegian Air UK (63312)
G-CKOG, Boeing 787 9, Norwegian Air UK (63314)
G-DBCJ, Airbus A319 131, British Airways (2981)
G-EZDV, Airbus A319 111, easyJet Airline (3742)
G-EZIZ, Airbus A319 111, easyJet Airline (2646)
G-EZRL, Airbus A320 214SL, easyJet Airline (7779)
G-EZTH, Airbus A320 214, easyJet Airline (3953)
G-FBEG, Embraer EMB-195 LR, Flybe (19000120)
G-GATJ, Airbus A320 233, British Airways (1509)
G-GATN, Airbus A320 232, British Airways (1613)
G-POWK, Airbus A320 233, British Airways (4701)
G-POWM, Airbus A320 232, Titan Airways (2564)
G-TCDH, Airbus A321 211SL, Thomas Cook Airlines (6515)
G-TCDZ, Airbus A321 211, Thomas Cook Airlines (1006)
G-TCVB, Airbus A321 231SL, Thomas Cook Airlines (5606)
G-TUIB, Boeing 787 8, TUI Airways (34423)
G-TUII, Boeing 787 8, TUI Airways (37230)
G-VWND, Airbus A330 223, Virgin Atlantic Airways (476)
HB-JXD, Airbus A320 214, easyJet Switzerland (5150)
HB-JXI, Airbus A320 214, easyJet Switzerland (4721)
LN-DYN, Boeing 737 NG 8JP/W, Norwegian (39006)
OE-ICC, Airbus A320 214SL, easyJet Europe (6680)
OE-IJG, Airbus A320 214SL, easyJet Europe (6788)
OE-IJY, Airbus A320 214SL, easyJet Europe (6541)
OE-IZQ, Airbus A320 214SL, easyJet Europe (6877)
OE-LKN, Airbus A319 111, easyJet Europe (3036)
OE-LQO, Airbus A319 111, easyJet Europe (3754)
SP-ESC, Boeing 737 NG 8AS/W, Enter Air (29933)
TC-JTE, Airbus A321 231SL, Turkish Airlines (6869)
YL-CSF, Bombardier C Series 300, Air Baltic (55008)

 

A pleasant flight was had on the CS300 to Riga. This was my second time on this aircraft type and I’m impressed by it. To give some aircraft variation on this trip, we were to fly onwards  to Helsink/Vantaa on Air Baltic DHC-8 YL-BAF. Seen during our very short transit at Riga were;

 

LN-NGW, Boeing 737 NG 8JP/W, Norwegian (39032)
RA-89107, Sukhoi Superjet 100 95 B, Aeroflot Russian Airlines (95147)
SE-DOX, Airbus A320 251NSL, Scandinavian Airlines System (7489)
SP-EQH, DHC-8 402 NG, LOT Polish Airlines (4424)
VQ-BAM, Hawker 750, Corporate (HB-20)
VQ-BAN, Hawker 750, Corporate (HB-21)
VQ-BBR, Hawker 750, Corporate (HB-19)
YL-BAF, DHC-8 402 NG, Air Baltic (4293)
YL-BAX, DHC-8 402 NG, Air Baltic (4324)
YL-BBD, Boeing 737 53S, Air Baltic (29075)
YL-BBE, Boeing 737 53S, Air Baltic (29073)
YL-BBQ, Boeing 737 522, Air Baltic (26691)
YL-BBR, Boeing 737 31S, Air Baltic (29266)
YL-BBV, DHC-8 402 NG, Air Baltic (4444)
YL-CSA, Bombardier C Series 300, Air Baltic (55003)
YL-CSC, Bombardier C Series 300, Air Baltic (55005)

Best regards,

Grant Robinson
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