#EngVocab: Air travel vocabulary (3)

Hi guys, is any of you planning to travel by air? This time, we are having a discussion on air travel vocabulary. We have collected 10 important vocabulary that you might need when you are travelling by air. Here they are:

  1. Aisle. Meaning: corridor in aeroplane between the seats [there are usually one or two].
  2. A standstill. Meaning: a stop or an end.
  3. A tray-table. Meaning: a small table that is stored in the back of the seat in front of you on a plane.
  4. Skycap. Meaning: a person who works at an airport carrying luggage.
  5. Runway. Meaning: a place where airplanes take off and land.
  6. Control tower. Meaning: the building in an airport where air traffic is routed in and out of the airport.
  7. Airstrip. Meaning: a small path or field for planes to take off and land.
  8. Carry-on. Meaning: a bag that is carried on an airplane, bus, etc., instead of being stored in the luggage compartment.
  9. Long-haul flight. Meaning: a flight that travels a long distance in one go, e.g., a long-haul flight would be flying from New York to Sydney.
  10. Stopover (layover). Meaning: if you are traveling on a long-haul flight, you usually have to have a short stop in another country first. This stop is called a stopover or a transit.

Those are the 10 vocabulary of air travel that we have collected for you. Hope you like them.


Compiled and written by @Wisznu for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, May 12, 2016

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