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by crv10b3
Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare planes you can fly: 2017
Replies: 99
Views: 12991

Re: Rare planes you can fly: 2017

Two weeks ago I experienced some very nice flights including jump seat /cockpit visits! Alrosa is maybe the most relaxed Airliner I have ever experienced! Very friendly people in Russia and great hospitality. Sometimes photography is forbidden on the ramp but most of all no problem! DME-PYJ Alrosa T...

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by crv10b3
Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Red Wings And Transit In DME -advice Needed
Replies: 9
Views: 2578

Re: Red Wings And Transit In DME -advice Needed

At MSQ Minsk airport no problems without transfer visa. Just go to the transfer desk and check in for the next flight. In March I arrived from OZH Zaporozhye (Ukraine) with Motor Sich. At the transfer desk they checked me in for the next flight with Austrian via VIE to AMS. Even my suitcase was tran...

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by crv10b3
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)
Replies: 66
Views: 10509

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)

There is no Turuhan schedule. It is a charter company but <acronym title="Krasnoyarsk - Yemelyanovo (KJA / UNKL), Russia">KJA</acronym>-<acronym title="Tomsk - Bogashevo (TOF / UNTT), Russia">TOF</acronym>(-<acronym title="Surgut (SGC / USRR), Russia">SGC</acronym>) will not disappear this summer. B...

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by crv10b3
Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)
Replies: 66
Views: 10509

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)

I agree with Luxair747SP. Agent.ru but sirena2000.de is a reliable alternative.

[Edited 2016-02-16 12:30:30]

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by crv10b3
Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)
Replies: 66
Views: 10509

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)

Tupolev Tu-154: Alrosa is flying a Tu-154 in a splendid new c/s between cities like Moscow/Domodedovo (<acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym>),Polyarnye (<acronym title="Poliarny (PYJ / UERP), Russia">PYJ</acronym>) and Novosibirsk (OSB). But be aware of their B737's...

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by crv10b3
Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)
Replies: 66
Views: 10509

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2016 (Q1)

Tupolev Tu-134: It is still possible to book a flight on a Tu-134 in Russia. Alrosa is still flying one Tu-134 but charter Airline Turuhan is selling scheduled flights between Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk and Surgut every two weeks: <acronym title="Krasnoyarsk - Yemelyanovo (KJA / UNKL), Russia">KJA</acronym>...

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by crv10b3
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ilyushin Il-62 How Many Still Flying
Replies: 13
Views: 8923

RE: Ilyushin Il-62 How Many Still Flying

Don't forget: every Sunday Tomsk-Krasnoyarsk with Turukhan (former Katekavia) for just 30 Euro (1999 Rubel). This Tu-134 flight is bookable on agent.ru and sirena2000.de This summer I flew with Gazpromavia between Sochi and Moscow/Vnukovo with the Tu-154 for just 70 Euro. Sometimes you can book Gazp...

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by crv10b3
Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airline Meals Ever - Terrible Airplane Food
Replies: 41
Views: 7514

RE: Worst Airline Meals Ever - Terrible Airplane F

Air Koryo's cold hamburger from Beijng to Pyongyang.

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by crv10b3
Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2015 (Q1)
Replies: 112
Views: 13553

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2015 (Q1)

The Visa process is a headache but I will enjoy the Merlin Belarus tour end of may and continue the trip to Russia. A couple of Centre-Yug Tu-134 flights, maybe the Gazpromavia or Alrosa Tu-154 (Polyarnyj from <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> or Novosibirsk). C...

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by crv10b3
Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2015 (Q1)
Replies: 112
Views: 13553

RE: Flying Rare / Classic Aircraft In 2015 (Q1)

The first two weeks of june I will probably be in Russia. According to the <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> schedule their are Alrosa Tu-154 scheduled flights to Polyarnyj. I hope Cosmos will reactivate their last two Tu-154's for the summer. But for me another...

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by crv10b3
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

The Center South Airlines flight between Ufa and Naryan-Mar with the Tu-134 are even for sale on the German website http://www.sirena2000.de/. Your Gazpromavia Tu-154 won't be a problem either.

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by crv10b3
Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

I received an email from UTair Express this morning. The representative of the company wrote me that all Tu-134 scheduled flights are history. They have still some charter flights but they are now performed by Katekavia. This Airliner is flying with some former Aeroflot and UTair Express Tu-134's. I...

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Strike 15-22 September Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 24148

Air France Strike 15-22 September Part 1

If Air France were still operating the Caravelle I would choose this company otherwise the amount of money you have to pay for a ticket is leading.

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

As far as I know UTair Express already wfu their Tu-134's on scheduled flights. i see your Tu-134 flights on agent.ru. Maybe this is a charter flight so be carefull with your schedule. I asked UTair Express once about these flights recently and they told me they are very unpredictable ? I hope I am ...

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

The only options with the Tu-154 in Russia: Gazpromavia and Alrosa Mirny. If you are really Lucky it will be a Kosmos Airlines Tu-154 (possibly a VIM Airlines flight).
Unfortunately not so many left, so don't wait any longer. You won't regret it.

[Edited 2014-09-23 08:17:52]

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

Did you call Gazpromavia about the flights ? I never received an email from Gazpromavia with the answers to my questions. Their website is outdated and the schedule of flights is from 2009/2010. I also flew Gazpromavia on <acronym title="Moscow - Vnukovo (VKO / UUWW), Russia">VKO</acronym>-<acronym ...

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

Thankfully the Tu-154 is still in service. You scared me a little bit. Last year I was on a trip to Russia for 2 weeks. It was possible to buy a <acronym title="Moscow - Vnukovo (VKO / UUWW), Russia">VKO</acronym>-<acronym title="Makhachkala - Uytash (MCX / URML), Russia">MCX</acronym>-<acronym titl...

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by crv10b3
Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

Gazpromavia doesn't have any B757-200. Didn't you confused the flights of VIM avia with the Gazpromavia flights. Sometimes VIM make use of the Tu-154's of Kosmos Airlines to <acronym title="Makhachkala - Uytash (MCX / URML), Russia">MCX</acronym>. They also did some flights to Simferopol this summer...

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by crv10b3
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14
Replies: 15
Views: 4368

RE: Gazpromavia Tu154 Flight 24.09.14

Are you really sure it is the last commercial flight with the Gazpromavia Tu-154? I hope it is not true although I flew <acronym title="Moscow - Vnukovo (VKO / UUWW), Russia">VKO</acronym>-<acronym title="Makhachkala - Uytash (MCX / URML), Russia">MCX</acronym>-<acronym title="Moscow - Vnukovo (VKO ...

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by crv10b3
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New/updated Livery For KLM
Replies: 143
Views: 58551

RE: New/updated Livery For KLM

Well well well oh well. The "new" livery makes the Embraer just a little bit more attractive from a photogenetic point of view. Please do not apply on the bigger KLM planes.

[Edited 2014-04-29 13:30:43]

[Edited 2014-04-29 13:31:22]

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by crv10b3
Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

Good luck MH017. Maybe they will keep the IL-96 a little bit longer in service. We only found brand new safety cards inside the airplane.

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by crv10b3
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

Hello people, Although the weather was grey in Moscow I had a great day. After work on saturday I left <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> saturday evening 20.30 (15 feb) I arrived with KL907 early in the morning (sunday 16 feb). All six <acronym title="Ista...

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by crv10b3
Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

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by crv10b3
Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

Does anybody know if the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-96 flew to Istanbul yesterday (Sunday 9 feb) ? If this is not the case I am going to rebook my tickets to Tuesday 18 feb SU2130 and Wednesday SU2131. If the answer is NO I will immideately go to the Aeroflot desk at Sc...

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by crv10b3
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

Nice to know that everything went well. I really like your <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>'s and a couple of flights are familar to me(same Airliners and type of aircraft) because I did a lot of Russian trips already. Although I flew in the IL96 to <acronym title="Sochi - ...

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by crv10b3
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

I hope you won't be dissapointed ? Enjoy your flight.

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by crv10b3
Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

I was wrong, I mean tueday 18 feb and Wednesday 19 feb.

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by crv10b3
Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

Last sunday 2 feb the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-96 RA96008 was flying to Tel Aviv. This is I think the only <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-96 flying to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> at this m...

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by crv10b3
Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

I wrote another email to Aeroflot. I asked about saturday 15 feb and sunday 16 feb and not saturday 22 feb and sunday 23 feb?
Next time another update.

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by crv10b3
Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

No problem at <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> airport although arriving and departing pax are separated. Just a short security check if you have your boarding pass already for your flight back to <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Ru...

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by crv10b3
Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

I wrote an email to Aeroflot about my concerns. This is the answer they gave me. I am still not quite sure. Keep fingers crossed otherwise it will be a boring (I mean Airbus) weekend. The flight on Saturday 22 feb from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to ...

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by crv10b3
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months
Replies: 136
Views: 32264

RE: Aeroflot IL96 In 2014 / Final 6 Months

The Oslo-Moscow flight on saturday 11 jan with the SSJ Superjet was cancelled. The next flight was too late to catch the Il-96 in Moscow. We decided to stay in Amsterdam. The SAS ticket went into the dustbin. Aeroflot gave me a refund and I will try it again from Amsterdam next weekend 22/23 feb.. I...

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by crv10b3
Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Still An Opportunity To Fly On A TU-134 (?)
Replies: 7
Views: 7764

RE: Still An Opportunity To Fly On A TU-134 (?)

It is difficult now to fly the classic Tu-134. Alrosa is still flying the Tu-134b-3 but they will replace them in the near future (2014 ?) for more modern equipment. If you use flightmapper you will find their scheduled Tu-134 flights: flights:http://info.flightmapper.net/airline/DRU Katekavia is a ...

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