cargolex From United States of America, joined Apr 2010, 1287 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (3 years 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 9803 times:
Quoting sancho99504 (Reply 4):
SU flew KHV-ANC-SEA-SFO-SEA-ANC-KHV and VVO-ANC-SEA-LAX-SEA-ANC-VVO up until 2002. VVO was IL62 until 06/2001 then switched to TU154. KHB was mixed between IL62 and TU154 until the end.
Would that mean that SEA was the only US lower 48 city to have seen scheduled Tu-154 service? Too bad I missed those days.
shanderawx From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 9359 times:
Reeve Aleutian Airlines flew regularly from Anchorage to Petropavlosk and Yuzhno-Sakhalin until their bankruptcy in December, 2000, I took their last flight, was left stranded on Sakhalin, had to come home to IAH via Moscow on Domodedovo, then Lufthansa.
Does this mean that the U.S. and Russia may start easing their visa policies towards one another? I've never tried, but I've heard that getting a visa in either direction is a very daunting task...if they're trying to stimulate tourism, either that's going to need to change (if what I've heard is correct) or this isn't going to go very well...
AS77W From United States of America, joined Mar 2012, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 7121 times:
I was excited to see another aircraft type coming into ANC, but as mentioned before the flight will be operated by a B737-700. Seasonal service July 12-Sept 13 2012. Scheduled arrival time Thursdays at 0550, departing same day at 0730.
Newark727 From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 1409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (3 years 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 6585 times:
Quoting shanderawx (Reply 11): Reeve Aleutian Airlines flew regularly from Anchorage to Petropavlosk and Yuzhno-Sakhalin until their bankruptcy in December, 2000, I took their last flight, was left stranded on Sakhalin, had to come home to IAH via Moscow on Domodedovo, then Lufthansa.
Wow, that's quite a detour. Suddenly being bumped from, say, LGA to EWR doesn't sound so bad...
planenutz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (3 years 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 6494 times:
To take this flight isn't cheap. I just queired the Yakutia website for flights in July and August and the cheapest economy fare is
USD$ 2,416 round-trip (for a 4.5 hour trip on a 737). This would make it seem that the target pax isn't the leasure traveler.
woodsboy From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 1032 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (3 years 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 6445 times:
Remember when that Aeroflot IL-62 had its tail clipped by an Asiana 744 in Anchorage? That poor IL62 never flew again, was moved to an area near the Everts Ops are and slowly rotted away next to C-119s until it was finally scrapped in the early 2000s.
For years there was an check-in desk and placard in the N Terminal at ANC for Magadan Air, listed a once weekly departure for Magadan but all the times I was at the N Terminal coming or going on DL, never saw anyone at that counter and never saw any Magadan Air plane in ANC.
I was working the IL62 that got clipped......1999 IIRC, OZ was trying to turn into gate, slid on ice and wedge left wing into base of vertical stab.... as far as magadan airlines, they operated 1 or 2 flights and that was it, they never came back
B2468 From United States of America, joined Sep 2009, 99 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (3 years 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 4322 times:
Quoting warden145 (Reply 12): Does this mean that the U.S. and Russia may start easing their visa policies towards one another?
Hasn't there been talk recently that Russia wants to start a visa-free tourist travel regime with the United States in order to stimulate tourism? I heard that the only reason it isn't implemented is that Russian law requires the other country to reciprocate the visa-free travel for Russian citizens, and the US State Dept has said that Russia does not yet qualify for consideration for entry into the Visa Waiver Program.
It'd be cool if visa-free travel for tourists between the USA and Russia happens, though. I'd love to visit Russia!