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Aeroflot Vs BA - DME Vs SVO  
User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3766 posts, RR: 19
Posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3483 times:

I am planning a trip from Heathrow to Moscow in October, I have options to either fly on British Airways or Aeroflot!

The aircraft on the Aeroflot flights will be the IL-96, A320 or A321, so I will try and fly the IL-96 or A321. How are the SU IL-96's and A32X's?

The other option is to travel BA, but I have flown with BA many times!

What airline/aircraft do you suggest?

I really want to fly the IL-96, what config are they in? Big grin


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What airport do you prefer in Moscow, SVO or DME?

Any help would be great....

Rob!

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User currently offlineCatatonic From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 1155 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3464 times:

If you value your life fly BA! You know these russian aircraft and how dodgy they are!! Im joking!! Seriously, I would give aeroflot and the IL-96 a try. It would be a new experience and you get to fly on an aircraft that not many people have the opportunity to fly on.


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User currently offlineFbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3700 posts, RR: 28
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3453 times:

Arriving at SVO is regarded as hell on earth. For that reason alone fly BA.


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User currently offlineShamrock_747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3417 times:

Despite BA undoubtedly being the way to fly, I would definitely go for SU for a new experience.

User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1684 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3362 times:

Airport-wise I would definitely choose DME over SVO; the latter is shabby, old and crowded whereas DME is modern and updated  veryhappy 


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User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3352 times:

PROS & CONS
The Il-96 outweights any cons at all, but Aeroflot likes to swap equipment, in my limited experience. However, they probably won't swap out the Il. Today's flight was operated by RA-96010, which is configured F22/J40/Y173. My current Aeroflot summer timetable shows SU246 Saturdays at 11:00AM arriving at 17:35 as being operated by an Il-96. Good luck with your visa, BTW.
Ex-London SU244 on Monday, and Saturday leaving at 10:35 arriving at 5:25AM are shown as A321
and SU248 leaving Tuesday, Wednseday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday leaving at 22:45 arriving at 5:20 + 1 are shown as being A321

returning from Moscow
Saturday's SU245 @ 8:45 arriving at 9:35 is scheduled Il-96
Monday, Saturday SU582 @ 18:55 arriving at 19:55 is scheduled A321
All other days SU 247 @ 20:45 arriving at 21:45 is also scheduled as a 321

SU 243/244 and 241/242 are shown as EQV, but I'm not sure about the reliability of this timetable.



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