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Transaero, the internationally known Russian independent! After the fall of the Soviet Union, Transaero were the first privately owned Russian airline to set up using Western aircraft and trying to offer a western standard of service. They operated scheduled flights on main routes from Moscow ... Read review

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Community Level 5Vodkaboy

Vodkaboy

Sturgeon Sushi at 35,000 feet

AdvantagesSome strong improvements in business class, western aircraft, western trained

DisadvantagesMost of the cabin crew don't aim for western standards, poor economy service

"...fall of the Soviet Union, Transaero were the first privately owned Russian airline to set up using Western aircraft and trying to offer a western standard of service. They operated scheduled flights on main routes from Moscow airport using second hand Boeing 737 aircraft, as well as some Russian-built aircraft used for charters. They were doing well through the mid to late 90s, expanding, and the fleet expanded to include two new Boeing 737-700 ..." Read review
27.07.2003

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Community Level 1TheMonk

TheMonk

Good airline

AdvantagesBetter than the opposition on most routes, especially in the CIS

DisadvantagesNone especially

"TRANSAERO is a good airline. It has a good range of routes within Russia and the CIS, and a good international network too. Unlike flying Aeroflot, which serves pretty similar destinations, flying Transaero will probably not frighten your family or make your business contacts laugh at you. The planes are all modern Boeings, the food is good, the staff are friendly, making reservations is easy. A lot of naīve westerners thought the whole of the ex-USSR ..." Read review
06.08.2000

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lenathebrighteststar

Transaero- definetely an airline I would choose again

Advantagesthey offer more classes,not high prices, a lot of destination and departure places, on time

Disadvantagesnone

"I flew with transaero first time this year and I have to say I was very satisfied. My destination was Kazakhstan and the city Shimkent, so let me tell you there are not many airlines with that destination. So then I looked up the airlines that fly to that airport and found Transaero was one of them, so I decided to try it. I really liked that it flew from a lot of different countries( I chose from Austria), also the prices weren't too high. I chose ..." Read review
05.10.2010

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Country Russia
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