Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Boeing 737-200 Olympic Airways
Registration: SX-BCD Named: Hephaestus Type: 737-284 Engines: 2 × PW JT8D-9A Serial Number: 21302 First flight: Oct 7, 1976
Olympic Airways was the flag carrier airline of Greece. The airline's head office was located in Athens. In 1951 the Greek state to merge the three airlines (ΕΛΛ.Α.Σ., T.A.E., Α.Μ.Ε.) into a single operator, TAE Greek National Airlines (TAE). On 6 April 1957 the company was renamed Olympic Airways. In 1976, under state management, OA purchased eleven Boeing 737-200 jet aircraft and created Olympic Catering, which served both OA and foreign airlines. In 2003 the government restructured the Olympic Airways Group of Companies. The subsidiary, Macedonian Airlines S.A., was renamed Olympic Airlines S.A.