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Planes abandoned at Athens ghost airport

4 July 2013 Last updated at 15:29 BST

As Greece struggles to cut public sector jobs and raise cash to meet its bailout payments, the pressure is on to sell more state assets as fast as possible.

One of the next targets is the old central Athens airport - a prime piece of real estate that has been sitting idle for over a decade.

But the original terminal buildings remain standing and there are even several Olympic jets abandoned on its runway.

Nigel Cassidy reports.