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Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« on: December 29, 2011, 11:30:37 AM »
Airline stuff:

ESD: Electronic Support Desk
ETC: Electronic Travel Certificate
FA - Flight Attendant
FD - Fuel Dump
FFN: Frequent flyer number (in context, can also be Hyatt faster free nights.)
FT: Flyertalk.com
GA - Gate Agent
KSML: Kosher (special) Meal.
OW: One-way (in context, can also be Oneworld)
MR: Mileage Run (in context, can also be Marriott Rewards or Membership Rewards.)
O/D: Origin/Destination
OLCI: Online Checkin
PM: Pre-merger
RT: Round Trip
SDC: Same-day confirmed change
TATL: Transatlantic (e.g. JFK-LHR)
TCON: Transcontinental  (e.g. JFK-LAX)
TPAC: Transpacific  (e.g. JFK-NRT)
YQ: Fuel surcharges.


Classes of Service:
F: First
J or C: Business
Y: Coach

Alliances:
*A: Star Alliance
*S: Star Alliance Silver
*G: Star Alliance Gold
ST: Skyteam
OW: OneWorld (in context)

Airline codes:
A3: Aegean
AA: American
AC: Air Canada
AF: Air France
AS: Alaska
AZ: Alitalia
BA: British Airways
CO: Continental
CX: Cathay Pacific
DL: Delta
ET: Ethiopian
FB: Flying Blue (joint venture of Air France and KLN)
HA: Hawaiian
JL: JAL
LA: LAN
LH: Lufthansa
LX: Swiss
LY: El Al
NH: ANA
QF: Qantas
UA: United
US: USAirways
VS: Virgin Atlantic
VX: Virgin America
WN: Southwest (also abbreviated as SWA)

Hotels:
HGP: Hyatt Gold Passport
(GH=Grand Hyatt, HH=Hyatt House, HP=Hyatt Place, HR=Hyatt Regency, PH=Park Hyatt)
HH: Hilton
IC - InterContinental
MR: Marriott Rewards (in context)
PC: Priority Club
SPG: Starwood Preferred Guest


Credit card points:
MR: AMEX Membership Rewards (in context)
TY: Citi Thank You points
UR: Chase Ultimate Rewards
« Last Edit: September 22, 2013, 11:04:04 PM by Dan »
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Re: Airline Related Acronyms
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2012, 06:22:15 PM »
Separated this out from the Acronym thread.
Feel free to post more and I'll add them to the OP.
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 06:59:58 AM »
Its not always obvious whether its an airline or abbreviation or others to search.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2012, 12:25:22 PM »
Airlines to add: A3, CX, EK.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2012, 03:12:08 PM »
ET - Ethiopian
FD - Fuel Dump
GA - Gate Agent
FA - Flight attendent
IC - InterContinental
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 10:22:41 PM »
OS - Tyrolean Air
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Re: Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2013, 06:41:13 PM »
OS - Tyrolean Air
Wow .Just realised there is No more Austrian now everything (besides 1) is Tyrolean air.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2013, 06:59:37 PM »
FB is part of KL"M"

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2013, 08:36:06 PM »
Thai airways

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2013, 02:21:25 PM »
is there a wiki on dd for airport codes 

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2013, 04:14:43 PM »
is there a wiki on dd for airport codes
A wiki like that would be endless.
Google is the best tool for that.
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2013, 04:24:06 PM »
It's not about the quantity of your posts.  It's about the quality.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #14 on: June 12, 2013, 01:15:15 PM »
first time opening this thread...

OJ- open jaw
DOJ- double open jaw
SWU- system wide upgrade
YR- like YQ [ there's actually a very good FD going on now...]
PNR- pessanger name record
OTA-online travel agency
ITA- matrix.itasoftware.com
GOOGLE FLIGHTS- google.com/flights

some other airlines
AB-airberlin
S7- some russsian airline
HG-flyniki
9B-german train. not flights but a IATA recognizes it which may be good for some stuff
AY-finnair
« Last Edit: June 12, 2013, 01:18:51 PM by creditor »
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