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For sale 2 Olympic Airlines A340's complete with log books

For sale 2 Olympic Airlines A340's complete with log books

Old Mar 10, 16, 4:55 am
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Originally Posted by KLouis View Post
Actually they were sold a few years back, but the sale was cancelled by a court decision saying that the price was too low. The asking price is now about half of what was agreed back then.
Yes indeed because they were greedy and would rather let them stay there and the tax payer fund the bill and now will get back less than 50% of what they would have back then.

The IMF dont really care about individual minor asset sales. They are more interested in much larger state assets which are/were worth much more. 2 A340s are a drop in the Ocean.
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Old Mar 10, 16, 5:32 am
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A3 Flying to JFK?

Only financially possible as a seasonal route, with the aircrafts used at the LHR route as well.

Maybe an a350 (same family with a320/321 similar service requirements) or an 787
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Old Mar 10, 16, 6:50 am
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Planespotters.net shows the Government still has a few 737s and 747-200s in storage, so there may well yet be more disposals over the coming months.

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Olympic-Airways
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Old Mar 10, 16, 6:54 am
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You talking about the B747/B737/B727 at Old ATH being looked after by the ''Museum''?
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Old Mar 10, 16, 7:01 am
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Originally Posted by DELLAS View Post
You talking about the B747/B737/B727 at Old ATH being looked after by the ''Museum''?
I've no idea! Planespotters only lists them as "stored". I would have thought anything left at the old airport would not have been maintained and would show as scrapped though.

I suspect you may know rather more than me about the situation .
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Old Mar 10, 16, 7:14 am
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Those are not assets anymore so would not be on a list for sale.

They are owned by the Museum and were cleaned inside and some things re painted outside like the name etc.. They have open days for enthusiasts and ex staff etc..

This video is a recent one showing the current state.


I will try dig out the one from the recent open day.
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Old Mar 10, 16, 8:41 am
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Yes, that would be tailfin SX-OAB, which certainly corresponds with the 'stored' list. There are three others (2 x 747, 1 x 737) listed. Would this tally with the museum? No 727 listed on Planespotter though ...
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Old Mar 10, 16, 8:53 am
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The list seems to have errors. Only 1 B747 at Hellinikon. 1 B727 1 B737 and a BAC1-11 ( Not OA ).
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Old Mar 10, 16, 11:18 am
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At ATH there is also an old 747 from olympics parked no?
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Old Mar 11, 16, 8:26 am
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Originally Posted by frenchft View Post
At ATH there is also an old 747 from olympics parked no?
No, the 747's were retired a few years before the current ATH opened and I don't believe any of them have ever visited. There ARE a few old 747's at ATH - at least a couple belong to Hellenic Imperial so I've no idea if they have any kind of future.
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Old Mar 14, 16, 4:36 pm
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The HIA have a more interesting story. You could write a new thread with that fiasco.
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Old Mar 15, 16, 1:09 am
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Please do I always wondered why that 747 is just sitting there at ATH, seemingly never out being flown anywhere..
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Old Mar 15, 16, 3:29 am
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Originally Posted by Xandrios View Post
Please do I always wondered why that 747 is just sitting there at ATH, seemingly never out being flown anywhere..
Me too, it's the one i was talking about
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Old Mar 15, 16, 8:42 am
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Me too! I'm very interested for this story!
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Old Mar 16, 16, 7:02 am
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In addition, if it fits the topic, what about the reported arrival of N612MX in ATH for the the new Olympus Airways?

https://www.facebook.com/GreekAirNew...type=3&theater
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