Flights to Moscow

Old Jan 18, 15, 12:13 pm
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Flights to Moscow

This may have been asked before, but why so non stop flights with US flag carriers to Moscow. All I could find was one Delta flight from JFK. Are there any other US flag non stops? Surprised UA doesn't have a nonstop from IAD.
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Old Jan 20, 15, 10:10 pm
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There used to be an IAD-DME flight on UA, but that was canned a couple years ago:
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/russi...t-may-end.html

There's always Aeroflot!
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Old Jan 21, 15, 6:36 am
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Originally Posted by dlwalt View Post
This may have been asked before, but why so non stop flights with US flag carriers to Moscow. All I could find was one Delta flight from JFK. Are there any other US flag non stops? Surprised UA doesn't have a nonstop from IAD.
Aeroflot's quality is much better than most US/European carriers, and their prices are very reasonable.
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Old Jan 21, 15, 6:41 am
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There's always Aeroflot!
A much better choice than any US airline.
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Old Jan 22, 15, 4:58 am
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SQ flies Houston-Moscow non-stop.
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Old Jan 22, 15, 6:55 pm
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Two questions for my Russian flying FT friends about an upcoming MOW C cabin flight. Do I book:

1) Aeroflot direct Or Emirates with a stop?

2) If Aeroflot was $200 cheaper, or $500 or a $1000, how much cheaper would the flight have to be for you to book on Aeroflot over Emirates? (travel time difference is an additional 4 hours on Emirates)

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Old Jan 22, 15, 8:23 pm
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BKK-MOW? If price is the same I'd fly EK. $500-1000 lower (or lack of time) and SU gets my choice. I don't fly paid C that much though
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Old Jan 23, 15, 11:35 am
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I would take Aeroflot even if it was the same price.

The business cabin on Emirates is just not that much better than Aeroflot's to justify making a connection and all the risks inherent in that. (Especially if you are checking bags).
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Old Jan 26, 15, 9:40 pm
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Thank you for the feedback, it's appreciated.
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Old Jan 27, 15, 2:57 pm
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Originally Posted by dlwalt View Post
This may have been asked before, but why so non stop flights with US flag carriers to Moscow. All I could find was one Delta flight from JFK. Are there any other US flag non stops? Surprised UA doesn't have a nonstop from IAD.
UN flies from Moscow to MIA, JFK and LAX.

AA used to go daily ORD to DME but that died about a year after it started.

Until the last 10 months there was a greater likelihood of Russian companies adding service than American companies doing the same.

Everything seems very much status quo now....
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Old Feb 3, 15, 9:32 am
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Originally Posted by woody125 View Post
UN flies from Moscow to MIA, JFK and LAX.

AA used to go daily ORD to DME but that died about a year after it started.

Until the last 10 months there was a greater likelihood of Russian companies adding service than American companies doing the same.

Everything seems very much status quo now....
I miss both AA's ORD-DME and UA's IAD-DME flights. Both were a great option for flying to Moscow with minimum stops and arriving there early enough to get few things done the same day.

Since I am focusing on *A (not sure for how long) right now I always try to get on LH1444 FRA-DME that arrives around 1:30PM. Would love to hear other options if they exist.
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Old Feb 3, 15, 9:23 pm
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How is biz ion the SQ Houston - Moscow flight?
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I am flying LGW-DME on Easyjet for 60:00 RETURN........amazing value.
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Old Feb 4, 15, 7:42 am
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I am flying LGW-DME on Easyjet for 60:00 RETURN........amazing value.
let us know when you do the same from LGA
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