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Is Aeroflot safe?
« on: April 18, 2019, 04:20:47 AM »
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I was talking to a friend that insists that Aeroflot isn't safe.  I've flown with them extensively.  Like Miami - Moscow - Khabarovsk and back plus many more cities and countries.  I flew with them to Armenia, Georgia, etc. 

Can anyone here provide a link from a reliable source not Wikipedia that states that Aeroflot is safe so I can close this discussion with my friend. 

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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2019, 04:39:13 AM »
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I was talking to a friend that insists that Aeroflot isn't safe.  I've flown with them extensively.  Like Miami - Moscow - Khabarovsk and back plus many more cities and countries.  I flew with them to Armenia, Georgia, etc. 

Can anyone here provide a link from a reliable source not Wikipedia that states that Aeroflot is safe so I can close this discussion with my friend. 

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Check the SKYup thread ..

Based on older data Aeroflot had a LOUSY track record  -  do other FSU airline firms  - I'm happy to fly Aeroflot, Redwings and Pobeda ( same group) Ural and S7 . to name but a few

I'm still here to prove it ;)

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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2019, 06:07:06 AM »
Omega you worry too much about everything...how can one answer your question "Is Aeroflot safe?"... terrorists could hijack the plane and send it crashing.

If you have used them extensively and are still alive then good.  I have flown Aeroflot many times with no problem.

What makes your "friend" say that it isn't safe.  It is the same as saying "Russia is not safe"... until you go and live there you can't say nothing.

Is driving a Honda vs a BMW safer? geez man


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Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2019, 06:33:49 AM »
https://aviation-safety.net/airlinesafety/industry/

http://www.arrivo.ru/statii/interesniye-fakty/10-naimenee-bezopasnyh-aviakompaniiy.html

Аэрофлот
С 1953 года с самолетами Аэрофлота произошло 127 авиакатастроф, в которых погибли 6895 человек. Аэрофлот занимает 39 место в рейтинге самых безопасных авиакомпаний мира, так как эксперты Jacdec рассматривают деятельность компании только с 1992 года (после распада Аэрофлота СССР). Тут следует сказать, что с момента создания ОАО «Аэрофлот – Российские авиалинии» не произошло ни одной аварии. В свою очередь с самолетами дочерних компаний произошли 4 аварии унесшие жизни 251 человека.

https://www.frequentflyers.ru/2018/01/24/jacdec/
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2019, 11:02:38 AM »
I suspect this person who told you it isn’t safe is a woman.

About a decade ago my wife used to have this idea that Aeroflot wasn’t safe. She had nothing to back up this idea it’s just a thing that “people knew” in Russia. In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

I’ve flown with Aeroflot and found it to be perfectly agreeable. She has since flown with Aeroflot and found it to be perfectly agreeable.

The national carrier of the biggest country in the world. They are hardly plunging from the skies. I’m sure you’ll be fine.....

On a side note about aviation safety, on my flight to China (with Swiss) it was longer by about 30 minutes and they came on the tannoy to announce that this is because they are unable to currently fly over Pakistan and must fly around it instead. They didn’t say why...
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
Yes, he said that.........

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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2019, 11:09:25 AM »
In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

Whistling inside the house will presumably chase money away from the said house, and unmarried women should not sit at the edge of the tables - otherwise they will never marry  :chuckle:
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2019, 11:15:34 AM »
In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

Whistling inside the house will presumably chase money away from the said house, and unmarried women should not sit at the edge of the tables - otherwise they will never marry  :chuckle:

Whoops, how many tables have you sat at the edge of?
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2019, 11:18:41 AM »
In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

Whistling inside the house will presumably chase money away from the said house

Yoox.com chases the money away faster than whistling ever could. :ROFL:
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2019, 01:43:34 PM »
Whoops, how many tables have you sat at the edge of?

Never bothered to count, really - but considering that 13 is my lucky number, I do not care about superstitions as such  :chuckle:
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2019, 01:56:38 PM »
I suspect this person who told you it isn’t safe is a woman.

About a decade ago my wife used to have this idea that Aeroflot wasn’t safe. She had nothing to back up this idea it’s just a thing that “people knew” in Russia. In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

I’ve flown with Aeroflot and found it to be perfectly agreeable. She has since flown with Aeroflot and found it to be perfectly agreeable.

The national carrier of the biggest country in the world. They are hardly plunging from the skies. I’m sure you’ll be fine.....

On a side note about aviation safety, on my flight to China (with Swiss) it was longer by about 30 minutes and they came on the tannoy to announce that this is [b{because they are unable to currently fly over Pakistan and must fly around it instead. They didn’t say why...[/b]
Pakistan closed its airspace to civilian traffic after the air strikes by India some weeks ago. A lot of airlines had to re route.
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2019, 03:29:12 PM »
Aeroflot is one of the safest airline, in contrast of its USSR past  of the Sixties and Seventies, which were the deadliest decades for air flying. Today Aeroflot has one of the most modern fleets, consisting  of Airbus A320, Airbus A330 and Sukhoi SuperJets-100 aircraft.

Just made a search and found that Aeroflot's fleet,  on the 1st March 2019 includes 253 passenger aircraft and the average age of its fleet was 4.4 years. Aeroflot added 22 long-haul Airbus A330s to its fleet.

I have travelled over 20 times with Aeroflot....and found their service very good most of the times.

If your friend wants to educate himself regarding Aeroflot and its history .......tell him to read:


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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2019, 03:47:41 PM »
In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

Whistling inside the house will presumably chase money away from the said house, and unmarried women should not sit at the edge of the tables - otherwise they will never marry  :chuckle:

Whoops, how many tables have you sat at the edge of?

Most tables that I sit at have an edge. I suspect someone means to say the end of the table assuming that it is rectangular.

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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2019, 09:09:34 PM »
In the same way that they know that whistling indoors will bring you bad luck and women should not sit on the end of tables, etc.  :Zzzzsleep:

Whistling inside the house will presumably chase money away from the said house, and unmarried women should not sit at the edge of the tables - otherwise they will never marry  :chuckle:

This would make a great new topic, an FSUW experts advice on the range of other superstitions or traditions WM should be aware of in regard to potential relationships.

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« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2019, 02:34:14 AM »
This would make a great new topic, an FSUW experts advice on the range of other superstitions or traditions WM should be aware of in regard to potential relationships.

I'm sure there was such a topic somewhere already. In any case, it would be more productive for the common future to find an RW who doesn't care about superstitions  :)
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Re: Is Aeroflot safe?
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2019, 02:48:47 AM »
Pakistan closed its airspace to civilian traffic after the air strikes by India some weeks ago.
A lot of airlines had to re route.
Wow! Dogsoldier, hat off for your knowledge  tiphat

Really, this forum is a source of info about anything in the world. From Russian women to airlines to "why Pakistan has closed its airspace". Who could have guessed it from the forum title?  :chuckle:
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