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Bye Bye Aeroflot Orange Seats?  
User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3975 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4074 times:

From a picture of the new ( ? ) A330-300 VQ-BPI, it seems that Aeroflot has done away with those intriguingly orange seats!

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Definitely a bit more subdued... lets hope these stay in a better condition than the orange ones. When I flew with Aeroflot last year, the seat covers were starting to look very tatty and falling to bits considering the young age of the aircraft!

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User currently offlinePolot From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 2359 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4069 times:

Fortunately they have some orange piping so it is not completely bland. I like it.

User currently offlinetype-rated From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3277 times:

I like it too. For some reason I find the new seat covers somewhat military like in design. like a uniform would be.

BUT, it's unusual and understated. Actually, kind of in a classy way.


User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3015 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2902 times:

Thanks for bringing this up, I didn't know there was a change.

It also seems like it went from cloth to leather - or is that just my mind? Maybe it's easier to clean this way. Either way, I actually like the darker seats with the orange accents.

Aeroflot777


User currently offlinetype-rated From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2793 times:

Leather seats last a lot longer than fabric covered seats do. That's one reason why they have become so popular in recent years. They may be more expensive to purchase, but last long enough to recoup the money spent to acquire them.

I find some leather seats to be rather slippery. Once you seem to have found the perfect seated position, you slide down out of the seat.


User currently offlineKiwiRob From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 7801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 20 hours ago) and read 2236 times:

Don't worry they still have hot sexy hostesses dressed in orange.

User currently offlineusdcaguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1005 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (2 years 4 months 16 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

They should get kudos for retaining their ear pillows. I never understand why some carriers have chosen not to have them; if you're in coach, it's a very nice thing to have so you don't have to deal with a pillow that slides around everywhere, especially on leather seats. Regardless, I like both the orange seats and the blue seats with orange outlines; you'd never see that on a US carrier.

User currently onlinenethkt From Thailand, joined Apr 2001, 1093 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (2 years 4 months 16 hours ago) and read 2014 times:

Love their infamous orange seats.
Never liked the leather seats, they are slippery and tacky.
They give me the cheap feeling, eventhough they are more expensive in reality.
Maybe because many low-cost carriers opt to use the leather seats.
I also hate the feeling when my arse touch those slippery leather.



Let's just blame it on yields.
User currently offlineKiwiRob From New Zealand, joined Jun 2005, 7801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (2 years 4 months 11 hours ago) and read 1758 times:

Quoting nethkt (Reply 7):
I also hate the feeling when my arse touch those slippery leather.

Should be fine Corinthian leather aye  


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