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Re: OT: Aeroflot (was: NATLANG: Scary Document)

From:michael poxon <m.poxon@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 8, 2003, 21:24
My ex used to work for Intourist (The official Russian travel agency) and
apparently it was standard practice for the passengers to get soused before
internal flights so they wouldn't worry too much...
> > I flew on Aeroflot once, a hellish hop from Moscow to St. Petersburg, > cringing the while from the earsplitting engine whine outside my > window. > > The pilots did have a celebratory toast after take-off, though, which > was pretty cool. > > -Tone