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- Timetable: is a schedule listing the times at which certain events, such as arrivals and departures at a transportation station, are expected to take place.
- Leg: One segment of a journey, normally referring to an air itinerary, such as the “outbound leg” or the “return leg”.
- Travel Agency: is a private retailer or public service that provides tourism related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as airlines, car rentals, cruise lines, hotels, railways, and package tours.
- Manual: are the security rules about what you can and can’t carry in your hand baggage when flying from an airport.
- Check-in: is the process of announcing your arrival at a hotel, airport, sea port or social network service.
- Boarding pass: is the document every traveler receives when paying for an airline ticket; it often designates which seat the passenger is allowed to occupy in flight.
- Domestic flight: is a flight that begins and ends in the same country.
- International flight: is a flight that takes off in one country and lands in another. flight
- Public address system: a system of electrical equipment used for speaking or playing music in a large building or area.
- No-show: is a traveler who does not appear for a flight on which he or she has a reservation and fails to cancel that reservation properly.
- Confirmation: is an act of verifying or making something certain.
- Overbook: is the practice of selling more airline seats than are available on a specific flight, to make up for no shows.
- Gate: An opening in a wall or fence for entrance or exit
- Standby: A traveler who does not have a confirmed reservation and must wait at the airline gate for a seat to become available.
- Tag: A strip of leather, paper, metal, or plastic attached to something or hung from a wearer’s neck to identify, classify, or label
- Overweight: refers to an individual being more than 10% of their ideal weight.
- Customs: Government agency entrusted with enforcement of laws and regulations to collect and protect import-revenues, and to regulate and document the flow of goods in and out of the country.
- Airline vernacular:
- Service cart: is a mobile stand were the flight attendant serve the food.
- Seat-belt: A safety strap or harness designed to hold a person securely in a seat, as in a motor vehicle or aircraft.
- In-flight announcements: Provided or offered during a flight:
- Jet lag: A feeling of lethargy passengers often feel at the end of a flight that travels across several time zones.
- Estimate time of arrival (ETA): estimated time of arrival
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