30-Sep-2009 12:25 PM

Olympic Air set to launch services, as Olympic Airlines is shut down

Olympic Air’s parent, Marfin Investment Group (MIG), announced the closure of former Olympic Airlines on 29-Sep-09 and launch of Olympic Air’s new website (Business Traveller, 29-Sep-09). Olympic Air is scheduled to launch services on 01-Oct-09, with 24 aircraft operating on 20 domestic routes and a network of ten international destinations. The carrier plans to expand its fleet to 32 aircraft by Northern Spring 2010, taking delivery of A319, A320 and Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 aircraft. The carrier’s new frequent flyer programme is Travelair Club.