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Aeroflot Question
« on: February 17, 2016, 11:59:00 PM »
Flew Aerflot international, recently..newish 777..and the aircrew were as friendly and helpful as any western airline....

Does any one know the regs about alcohol ? I know on Russian internal flights it is banned and it was't available on my Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok..

Is this a policy or regulation on intl. flits?

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2016, 02:47:20 AM »

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2016, 06:58:46 AM »

Is this a policy or regulation on intl. flits?

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Seems like it:
http://www.aeroflot.ru/cms/en/flight/dining_onboard

Thanks, That explains it ... I wonder why long haul flights from places like Thailand are excluded  ? ..It rather gives the impression that Russian tourists can be trusted..





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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2016, 07:20:39 AM »
Back when 'Flot still flew to Ukr, alcohol was available on both the long haul int'l flights and the flight from SVO-KBP.  There was also lots of free booze in both the "Jazz" and "Blues" lounges.

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2016, 12:42:01 AM »
I have flown on S7 ..within the last year ...and they also didn't serve booze.(internal flight)

Of, course I meant 'it seems like Russian tourists can'NT be trusted' in my last post..

I like a glass of wine ..if not driving t'other end...

The most irritating drunks I have encountered were Brits on Stag / Hen trips....



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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2016, 07:32:16 PM »
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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2016, 12:17:41 AM »
Last time I flew Aeroflot that was less than two months back I had several glasses of wine :nod: The same when I last flew BA not long back I think I had about 3 glasses of wine and a few Bloody mary's  , they usually bring with your dinner.
There is an attendant button above your head you just press this every time you want a new drink  :laugh: As I always say "You don't get what you don't ask for" 
You can press that button as many times as you wish even ask for another sandwich! Did you know that?
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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2016, 12:28:14 AM »
Last time I flew Aeroflot that was less than two months back I had several glasses of wine :nod: The same when I last flew BA not long back I think I had about 3 glasses of wine and a few Bloody mary's  , they usually bring with your dinner.
There is an attendant button above your head you just press this every time you want a new drink  :laugh: As I always say "You don't get what you don't ask for" 
You can press that button as many times as you wish even ask for another sandwich! Did you know that?

Which flight were you on, Steveboy ?

I ask as, ''The sale of alcoholic beverages on all Aeroflot – Russian Airlines flights was suspended as of August 5, 2013.'' ...and only WINE ..with the meal ..on certain flights....

''Wine is offered together with a hot lunch on the following destinations: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo, Male, Toronto, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Brussels, London, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Munich, Hannover, Stuttgart, Athens, Heraklion, Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Rome, Milan, Venice, Amsterdam, Paris, Nice, Geneva, Zurich, Tenerife, Bologna, Split and Thessaloniki.''

Perhaps you are confused ..as to where / when and which airline you were on ...as it appears that the chance of drinking Bloody Mary's on an Aeroflot flight are remote... unless it was a private charter or 'govt' business' ...  :coffeeread:..

Of course, you didn't fly economy  :8) 

 

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2016, 12:31:48 AM »
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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2016, 12:41:49 AM »
Aeroflot TV Ad from the 1970s

http://russia-insider.com/en/flying-aeroflot-soviet-dream-and-reality-video/ri13076

The USSR had TV in the 1970s?  :laugh:

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2016, 12:48:51 AM »
Aeroflot TV Ad from the 1970s

http://russia-insider.com/en/flying-aeroflot-soviet-dream-and-reality-video/ri13076

The USSR had TV in the 1970s?  :laugh:

The Soviets did manage to get the first human into space.  Ever heard of Gagarin?  They weren't as backwards the "west" portrays... 

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Re: Aeroflot Question
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The Soviets did manage to get the first human into space.  Ever heard of Gagarin?  They weren't as backwards the "west" portrays...

Yup, they also used Nazi rocket engineers...

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2016, 12:57:50 AM »
Aeroflot TV Ad from the 1970s

http://russia-insider.com/en/flying-aeroflot-soviet-dream-and-reality-video/ri13076

The USSR had TV in the 1970s?  :laugh:

The Soviets did manage to get the first human into space.  Ever heard of Gagarin?  They weren't as backwards the "west" portrays...

Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space? Are you sure? There are conspiracy theories a plenty that say there was at least one failed Soviet attempt before Gagarin. By failed I mean a Soviet cosmonaut made it into space but didn't return.  :hidechair:
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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2016, 02:01:16 AM »
Aeroflot TV Ad from the 1970s

http://russia-insider.com/en/flying-aeroflot-soviet-dream-and-reality-video/ri13076

The USSR had TV in the 1970s?  :laugh:

The Soviets did manage to get the first human into space.  Ever heard of Gagarin?  They weren't as backwards the "west" portrays...

Sometimes backwards is good you know.

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Re: Aeroflot Question
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2016, 05:26:16 AM »
Aeroflot TV Ad from the 1970s

http://russia-insider.com/en/flying-aeroflot-soviet-dream-and-reality-video/ri13076

The USSR had TV in the 1970s?  :laugh:

The Soviets did manage to get the first human into space.  Ever heard of Gagarin?  They weren't as backwards the "west" portrays...

Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space? Are you sure? There are conspiracy theories a plenty that say there was at least one failed Soviet attempt before Gagarin. By failed I mean a Soviet cosmonaut made it into space but didn't return.  :hidechair:

IF that did happen, then its sad...

However, my I respectfully remind you about a certain Apollo crew (RIP)....
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