#EngVocab: Air travel vocabulary

In this post, we’re going to share some words related to air travel. You might see or hear these words at an airport or on a plane.

  1. Airfare. Meaning: cost of a plane ticket.
    • Example:
      • The cost of your meal is included in your airfare.
  2. Boarding pass. Meaning: part of the ticket that you give to the crew as you enter the plane.
    • Example:
      • You must show your boarding pass at the gate.
  3. Cockpit. Meaning: a place where pilots sit to control the plane.
    • Example:
      • Passengers should not enter the cockpit.
  4. A tray-table. Meaning: a small table that is stored in the back of the seat in front of you on a plane.
    • Example:
      • You can put your meal on the tray table.
  5. Check in (v). Meaning: to show your travel documents to the airline staff in the airport so that you can begin your journey.
    • Example:
      • You have to check in first before going onto the plane.
  6. Board (v). Meaning: to go onto a plane at the beginning of the journey.
    • Example:
      • I have to board in five minutes.
  7. Runway. meaning: the strip of land that an airplane takes-off and lands on.
    • Example:
      • The plane almost missed the runway because it was such a bad storm.
  8. Flight attendant. Meaning:  man or woman who provides service for passengers during a flight.
    • Example:
      • If you need help during your flight, call the flight attendant.

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, July 1, 2014

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