A plane from the Greek airline Olympic Airways, which since 2012 has sat in a forest in Oregon, has a surprisingly glamorous history. Retired engineer Bruce Campbell, who had the vision to save decommissioned aircraft from becoming scrap metal by...
It was August 9, 1978 when an Olympic Airways Boeing 747 almost crashed into central Athens, with the pilot avoiding the disaster in the last second
Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world in the 20th century, a visionary and one of the richest men
Pierre Cardin, who passed away in late December, designed the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline.
Two major disasters hit the city of Chania in Crete on December 8th in the space of only three years, with the loss of more than three hundred lives. On December 8, 1966, a ferry on the Chania-Piraeus route sank...
An Olympic Airways Museum will be built inside the site of the former Athens airport at Hellinikon, housed inside the airline hangar, as part of an 8 billion euro development project. Bulldozers have already started demolishing the airport buildings and structures...
The National Bank of Greece (NBG) is auctioning off Onassis property. In particular, Alexander Onassis' Mercedes 1972 and items of furniture are being sold off 43 years after the tragic airplane accident that cost Aristotle Onassis' only son his life. The...