Friday, October 15, 2010

Iberia Airbus A321 registered EC-JLI with FEB sticker in Athens

Iberia's Airbus A321 registered EC-JLI carrying the "Siempre con la seleccion" titles and the FEB (Federacion Espanola de Baloncesto) sticker on the fuselage arrived today on the scheduled flight from MAD (Madrid, Spain) to Athens. Iberia is supporting the Spanish Basketball Federation on its social programs in various African and other developing countries.

Airbus A321 / EC-JLI / carrying the FEB sticker on the fuselage

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Bluebird Airways took delivery of Boeing 737-400 registered SX-DAV in Athens

Bluebird Airways took delivery today in Athens of their first Boeing 737-400 registered SX-DAV (c/n 24704). The plane arrived as BGG1000 from KEF (Keflavik, Iceland) via KVA (Kavala, Greece) and landed at 18:30L on rwy 03L of Athens. This was previously registered N744VA in MIA (Miami, USA) and before that it was operating for Olympic Airways and Olympic Airlines as SX-BKI.

Boeing 737-400 / SX-DAV / about to land on rwy 03L of Athens

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Bluebird Airways to take delivery of Boeing 737-400 registered SX-DAV today in Kavala

Bluebird airways will take delivery today of a Boeing 737-400 registered SX-DAV (c/n 24704, ex N744VA). It is scheduled to arrive in KVA (Kavala, Greece) at 15:35L from KEF (Keflavik, Iceland). The plane was seen recently in MIA (Miami, US) wearing the company's titles.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Two USAF V-22 Osprey registered 06-0032 and 07-0034 made a fuel stop in Athens

Two USAF CV-22B Osprey assigned at the 8th Special Operations Squadron (8th SOS) of the 1st Special Operations Wing (1st SOW) made a fuel stop in Athens today. The two V-22s were the 06-0032 (c/n D1013) and the 07-0034 (c/n D1015).
Thanks to Alex for the photos.
CV-22B Osprey / 06-0032 / parked in ATH

CV-22B Osprey / 07-0034 / parked in ATH

Fuel stop of Boeing 737-500 registered N139MN while on delivery to Dubai

A Boeing 737-500 operated by Azizi Group registered N139MN (c/n 24649) arrived from BOH (Bournemouth, UK) in Athens for a fuel stop. The plane will continue to DXB (Dubai, UAE) tomorrow morning. It was previously registered as LN-BRS (SAS Norge, SAS Braathens and Braathens). It arrived in Athens at 15:20L in Azizi Group colors. It's future registration will be N55AZ.
Thanks to Alex for the photo.
Boeing 737-500 / N139MN / parked in Athens

It was initially believed that this plane was delivered for Gainjet but it appears that Gainjet just facilitated in the fuel stop of the plane.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Amjet Executive new Dassault Falcon 50 registered SX-CRC in Geneva

Amjet Executive, a business jet operator based in Athens, will soon take delivery of another plane to add to their fleet. It is a Dassault Falcon 50 registered SX-CRC (c/n 226) which was previously under the registration CS-DPO (never flew with this reg) and VP-BBD with Blue Herron Aviation. The plane is still in GVA (Geneva, Switzerland) in its new colors since late July 2010.
Here is the picture of SX-CRC in GVA, taken on July 27th. Thanks to Jean-Luc ALTHERR.

Dassault Falcon 50 / SX-CRC / parked in GVA

The current fleet of Amjet Executive is:
SX-IFA (McDonnell Douglas MD-83)
SX-SEA (Gulfstream G200)
SX-MLA (Dassault Falcon F2000LX)
They operate under AOC GR-44 for passenger and cargo flights.

Monday, October 4, 2010

HiFly military charter with PacificFlier titles and Oman Air c/s on the Airbus A310 registered CS-TEI

A big surprise this morning in Athens Airport. A military charter from Brize on behalf of RAF arrived on an Airbus A310-300 operated by Portuguese HiFly registered CS-TEI with Pacific Flyer titles on basic Oman Air colors!
Thanks to Alex for the photo!

Airbus A310 / CS-TEI / taxi in Athens

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Air China Boeing 747-400 registered B-2472 bringing China's PM to Greece

China's Prime Minister is paying an official visit to Greece and arrived today on an Air China Boeing 747-400 registered B-2472. The flight, Air China 031, landed at 13:50L on runway 03R of Athens and was parked on the VIP stand.

Boeing 747-400 / B-2472 / about to land on rwy 03L