airmale
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Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Tue Oct 16, 2001 12:08 am

SU will axe their ORD service from Oct 28th, what aircraft were they using on this route Confused

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An-225
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Tue Oct 16, 2001 12:11 am

They use a 767-300ER on that service. Sad to see it go, my grandparents flew it in 1999.
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Tue Oct 16, 2001 12:13 am

Is the route from Moscow to Chicago?
 
Ilyushin96M
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Tue Oct 16, 2001 3:10 am

Yeah, the route is no longer profitable for Aeroflot. I guess I'll have to find another way to get to Russia directly...
 
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Sat Oct 20, 2001 7:08 pm

The route may be restarted in the summer schedule in April according to just planes Smile
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Sun Oct 21, 2001 12:56 am

Ilyushin96M,
there is great way to get to Russia from ORD using LOT.
ORD-WAW - 763ER X2 daily i think
WAW- Moscow X4 daily ( SU and LOT codeshare on this route. 2x LOT 737 and 2x SU but i am not sure what are they using).
 
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Sun Oct 21, 2001 12:58 am

They're probably axing it because they don't have the DL employees to help them like they do at JFK.  Big thumbs up
 
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Sun Oct 21, 2001 1:39 am

Do they still have the IAD flight? And if yes, is that a profitable route?
 
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RE: Aeroflot To Axe Chicago

Sun Oct 21, 2001 3:07 am

In the US, I know SU flies SVO-SEA-SFO and SVO-JFK. I am pretty sure they also fly to LAX and IAD. Obviously, now is not the time, but in the future I really hope they bring back MIA in the future. Miami, which such a large Eastern European population, needs a direct link to Eastern Europe (which we were reportedly going to get with LOT's trans-Atlantic expansion, now on hold).
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