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NRT To ORD Aeroflot A310?  
User currently offlineFrequentflyer5 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 236 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1056 times:

Can anyone tell me the reason why Aeroflot would utilize a small a/c such as the A310 (flight #582) to fly 5,000 miles directly from NRT to MOW? Is this possible? I do know that Aeroflot used Ilyushin before but was very unpopular in Japan and opted to change a/c type to Airbus.

I would like to know if the A310 has such range capability to make the direct flight. Perhaps a reconfigured A310? Any input would be appreciated!

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User currently offlineFrequentflyer5 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1035 times:

I meant NRT to MOW not ORD! Apologies...

User currently onlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33782 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1003 times:

Does it stop somewhere? AeroFLOT has used A310s on Moscow-Miami, but with a stopover in Shannon.

User currently offlineLuzezito From Spain, joined May 2001, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 975 times:

I do not understand why the IL 96 was so unpopular in Japan. I have seen both SU's IL and big 747 of Japanese carriers (ANA I think it was) at Sheremetievo and the SU's is always full while the others not so much. That surely means that SU is cheaper.
The plane is fine, a fraction noisier than an A 340 or a 747.
I have flown SU's A310 from Moscow to Madrid and they were fine and found the service ok. I guess that if they use them it's because they can get them there, perhaps with full fuel reserves and a limited amount of passengers and cargo.
Any A310 pilot around to give more specifics?

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