Remarks: The most significant arrival of the morning, Virgin Atlantic's Little Red service seen here was the first arrival of the brands domestic operation into Heathrow. This airframe should operate a 3 year lease from Aer Lingus. Named Queen of the Cobbles. Flight VS3046 from Manchester (MAN/EGCC) arrives runway 09L.
Remarks: Flight ARG1160 from Buenos Aires (EZE/SAEZ) arrives on runway 25R at the 17:15hrs scheduled arrival time into the setting sun. Before delivery to Aerolineas Argentinas in 06/1999, previously carried registrations F-WWJM (Airbus), then VR-HMR (Cathay Pacific delivered 10/1994) and F-OHPF (Philippine Airlines). You don't see many A340-200's these days, they seem very short compared to modern long-haul Airbus models.
Remarks: Scanned from Fuji slide. Delivered to British Airways in March 1978. Withdrawn from use by British Airways in September 2001. Joined European in January 2002, until November 2005, when she was flown to Kemble to be broken up.