Tarom (RO, Bucharest Otopeni) has set in motion previously announced plans to dispose of 14 ageing aircraft deemed surplus to future requirements.

A Request For Proposals (RFP) said the aircraft are offered on a voetstoots basis (as-is, where-is) with indicative starting prices offered as a guide.

A318-100s:

  • YR-ASA (msn 2931) - 14 years old - USD6,518,617;
  • YR-ASB (msn 2955) - 14 years old - USD6,527,075;
  • YR-ASC (msn 3220) - 13 years old - USD6,859,032;
  • YR-ASD (msn 3225) - 13 years old - USD6,868,546;

B737-300s:

  • YR-BGA (msn 27179) - 27 years old - USD1,483,234;
  • YR-BGB (msn 27180) - 27 years old - USD1,488,519;
  • YR-BGD (msn 27182) - 26 years old - USD6,428,422;
  • YR-BGE (msn 27395) - 26 years old - USD6,428,422;

B737-700s:

  • YR-BGF (msn 28440) - 20 years old - USD10,731,508;
  • YR-BGG (msn 28442) - 20 years old - USD10,712,480;
  • YR-BGH (msn 28438) - 17 years old - USD13,982,360;
  • YR-BGI (msn 28439) - 17 years old - USD13,068,949;

ATR42-500s:

  • YR-ATC (msn 589) - 22 years old - USD3,917,760;
  • YR-ATF (msn 599) - 23 years old - USD3,917,760.

Tarom gave no deadline for the submission of offers.

Should the entire complement of 14 aircraft indeed be sold off, the state-owned carrier's fleet will consist of two ATR72-500s, four ATR72-600s, four B737-800s, and eventually five B737-8s.