Olympic Airlines AB6 in LHR today

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I wanted to make sure of something. I could of sworn I saw an OA A300-600R land at LHR today (24/08/05) just before midday but what's confusing me is that I read the airline had retired their AB6s (to Iran Air) earlier this year. Can someone please confirm?

I can always check http://www.lhr-lgw.co.uk/heathrow/auglhrindex.html in a few days but I thought someone here might know.

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According to BAA, on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Olympic uses the A300 to Athens.

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I know that OAL266 was operated by A300-600s on the 18th and 21st of this month, London-Athens.

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Ah, thanks for the replies. I guess I must of misread the article about the AB6s.

Thanks again

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Ah, thanks for the replies. I guess I must of misread the article about the AB6s.

Thanks again

Yes you did and no you didnt.

Two of their A300s went to Iran Air, they are still operating SX-BEM however.

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I wanted to make sure of something. I could of sworn I saw an OA A300-600R land at LHR today (24/08/05) just before midday but what's confusing me is that I read the airline had retired their AB6s (to Iran Air) earlier this year. Can someone please confirm?

I can always check http://www.lhr-lgw.co.uk/heathrow/auglhrindex.html in a few days but I thought someone here might know.

Currently that site shows you which a/c operated all the Olympic flights upto 17/8. SX-BEM appeared every day from 12th thro' 17th. OAL seem to vary the a/c type a fair bit though; on 11/8 all 3 flights operated on A340s.

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I commonly visit LHR on Sundays and usually get A340's and B737's

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Common as muck, but I never get A340s :confused:

http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/tonyosborne1/lhr/LHR6.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/tonyosborne/image/38426431.jpg

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Again, from the BAA website: 737s, A340s and A300s are the only aircraft scheduled to serve Heathrow, with the 737s and A340s being a slightly more common sight than the A300.

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tony, when the A340's come in, its usually SX-OFA

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tony, when the A340's come in, its usually SX-OFA

For period 1st to 21st August:

SX-DFA and DFB each visited 5 times, DFC 3 times and DFD 10 times..

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oh yeah...its D not O