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Airbus A330 -Jet - Manchester City FC - Blue Moon rising - Etihad Airway

Fans of Manchester City Football Club might be interested in this Airbus A330-200 emblazoned in the colours of this famous club up in the north of England.

This photo was taken in January 2013 while the plane was taxiing on the runway at Manchester airport.

The aircraft is owned and run by Etihad Airways operating out of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East. The name "Etihad" is an Arabic word meaning "union". Not sure if Etihad Airways now own the club or are its main sponsors, someone will put me right I am sure.

This Airbus is used for regular flights between Manchester to Abu Dhabi and for transporting Manchester City FC players and personal around the world when the need arises.

The aircraft has it's own personal name "Blue Moon Rising" which comes from one of the Club's anthems regularly sung at their football matches. Musical video of the song is shown below.

This jet liner is interesting because it can't but fail to catch the attention of any football fan the world over even if one isn't a supporter.

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