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Aeroflot to Israel
« on: September 08, 2013, 02:30:22 PM »
Has anyone ever flown with them? they currently have tickets TLV-NYC for the winter for $759, I see that they are a Sky Team member and they fly the A-330 on this route.
Any experience?

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 02:43:31 PM »
Why not make the title "Aeroflot from Israel"?
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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2014, 11:20:12 PM »
If you have a stopover of 12 hours, can you go into Moscow without a visa tour a little & return to the airport a little before the flight?

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2014, 12:32:04 AM »
Has anyone ever flown with them? they currently have tickets TLV-NYC for the winter for $759, I see that they are a Sky Team member and they fly the A-330 on this route.
Any experience?
Worst airline!!!!!
I flew with them once from nyc to kiev. On the way home they said that the flight is probably cancelled.  No definite answer and we should just go find a new airline. This happened for absolutely no reason and we received no reimbursement.  There was also nobody to talk to in the airport
#TYH

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2014, 12:43:14 AM »
Worst airline!!!!!
I flew with them once from nyc to kiev. On the way home they said that the flight is probably cancelled.  No definite answer and we should just go find a new airline. This happened for absolutely no reason and we received no reimbursement.  There was also nobody to talk to in the airport
I just took them to Kiev via svo.
The Jfk-svo flight was very nice, shockingly. New plane. The svo-Kiev flight was just OK.
I would say decent airline.

I returned on Ukrainian. Now THAT, is the worst airline.
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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2014, 02:19:26 AM »

If you have a stopover of 12 hours, can you go into Moscow without a visa tour a little & return to the airport a little before the flight?
I flew with them this past summer from tlv-svo-jfk rt. I had pretty smooth and good experience. Planes were very nice, great entertainment. Love the stewardesses outfits!! Although it didn't look like they gave ice in the drinks. I brought my own frozen drinks so didn't need theirs. I had a 9 hr stopover which was pretty rough. I knew I'd have that stopover being that I booked 2 weeks b4 flight, that was the cheapest flight. Having only an American passport, I was NOT allowed to leave the airport without a visa, which cost $150!!! If u stay in the airport, make sure u have access to a lounge cause otherwise ull go nuts!! U won't be able to sleep cause all the chairs in the airport have side arms and u can't lay down. Both times during the stopover I had a minyan for shachris in the airport. Israeli passports are allowed to go into Moscow for FREE.
Overall rating B+

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2014, 02:23:08 AM »
I was NOT allowed to leave the airport without a visa, which cost $150
and you have to apply for a visa in an embassy like 3 months in advance. No?

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2014, 02:25:23 AM »
and you have to apply for a visa in an embassy like 3 months in advance. No?
Not that long, a couple weeks is fine. You used to be able to do it by mail but not anymore

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2014, 02:34:43 AM »
Not that long, a couple weeks is fine. You used to be able to do it by mail but not anymore
have you done it?

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2014, 03:43:35 AM »

and you have to apply for a visa in an embassy like 3 months in advance. No?
idk. Never looked into it

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2014, 04:36:31 AM »

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2014, 01:47:17 PM »
How long is the visa valid for? How much does it cost?

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2014, 02:22:32 PM »
How long is the visa valid for? How much does it cost?
There are a bunch of different ones, and minimum of 160

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2014, 04:39:46 PM »
minimum of 160

:o :o :o

160 bucks for a few hour stop?! Pass.

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2014, 05:23:09 PM »

:o :o :o

160 bucks for a few hour stop?! Pass.
get an Israeli passport and it'll be free

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2014, 07:51:25 PM »
get an Israeli passport and it'll be free
and then deal with all the issues of being an israeli citizen

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2014, 07:47:15 AM »
get an Israeli passport and it'll be free
Or sneak in and out with neither illegally
(long story, not for now)

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2014, 11:58:51 AM »
Or sneak in and out with neither illegally
(long story, not for now)
I've done dangerous things in my life.. But I wouldn't put my life in the hands of the Russian police!

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2014, 12:01:16 PM »
I've done dangerous things in my life.. But I wouldn't put my life in the hands of the Russian police!
I did not leave intentionally illegally, it was an honest mistake together with terrible security. The getting back in was where I had to sneak in

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Re: Aeroflot to Israel
« Reply #19 on: October 05, 2014, 12:10:54 PM »
I did not leave intentionally illegally, it was an honest mistake together with terrible security. The getting back in was where I had to sneak in
when you're in the mood of sharing the story, I'm all ears!