13 airlines interested in Olympia

Qatar and Iberia among suitors

Qatar Airways, Iberia and Chrysler Aviation are among 13 companies to show an interest in the sale of Olympic Airlines, Greece's transport minister has said.

"We were presented with 13 interested companies for flight operations, 15 have expressed interest for the ground handling and 10 for the technical maintenance part," said Transport Minister Kostas Hatzidakis said in a radio interview.

Meanwhile five companies, including Goldair and Swissport, the company controlling ground operations in Greek airports, are understood to be interested in acquiring Olympics' ground handling.

Source: Routes News