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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
AV: Avianca
AZ: Alitalia
BA: British Airways
B6: JetBlue
CO: Continental
CX: Cathay Pacific
DL: Delta
ET: Ethiopian
EK: Emirates
EY: Etihad
FB: Flying Blue (joint venture of Air France and KLM)
HA: Hawaiian
JL: JAL
LA: LAN
LH: Lufthansa
LX: Swiss
LY: El Al
NH: ANA
QF: Qantas
QR: Qatar
RJ: Royal Jordanian
SQ: Singapore
TG: Thai
TK: Turkish
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
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Author Topic: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms  (Read 31045 times)

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2013, 02:08:16 PM »
S7- some russsian airline
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2013, 06:22:35 PM »
on LH what is class "I"?

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2013, 06:41:48 PM »
I was looking a place where I can see what letters mean at Lufthansa and this is what I found:
Let me try (no guarantees!). It is mostly the same as UA. Differences in bold.

 A = Discounted Fare First Class. Round The World First is booked in this class.
 B = Almost Full Fare Economy with minimal restrictions
 C = Full Fare Unrestricted Business Class
 D = Discounted Fare Business - used also on all Business Class *A RTW fares
E = Lowest Economy fare domestic/intra-European. Changeable against a fee, though
 F = Full Fare Unrestricted First Class
G = Economy fare, some restrictions. Often used for group travel.
 H = Higher level Economy Class with few restrictions.
I = Business Class Award and Upgrade
J = not in use
K = Discount economy fare with lots of restrictions. Typically used for intra-German oneways
 L = Discount Fare Economy with a lot of restrictions
 M = Almost Full Fare Economy with few restrictions, also used *A RTW
N = Non-revenue Economy Class
O = First Class Award and Upgrade
P = Non-revenue First Class, but not in use (?)
 Q = Discount Economy with moderate restrictions.
R = Non-revenue Business Class
S = Ready-To-Fly economy class intra-Europe, negotiated fares like L'Tur
 T = Heavy discount Fare Economy - often with a lot of restrictions
U = Heavy discount Fare Economy - often with a lot of restrictions
 V = Discount Fare Economy often with a lot of restrictions, lowest 100% mileage earning fare
 W = Discount Fare Economy often with many restrictions
X = Economy Class Award
 Y = Full Fare unrestricted Economy class
Z = Heavily discounted Business Class

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2014, 04:00:16 PM »
Airline stuff:
i am flying with air atalia which miles rewards should i use
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

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2014, 12:16:26 PM »
OTA='online travel agency' hasn't made it to either official acronym list yet.
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2014, 12:22:32 PM »

OTA='online travel agency' hasn't made it to either official acronym list yet.

Its on this list already. Look again.
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2014, 12:58:30 AM »
can add QR to the list couldnt find that one before

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #22 on: June 09, 2014, 02:21:27 PM »
Can someone please tell that stupid UA agent that BR is NOT Brussels Airlines?
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2014, 08:52:57 PM »
Anyone figured out what KLM stands for?

I think it's K'Royal L'Dutch M'Airlines

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2014, 08:57:38 PM »
Anyone figured out what KLM stands for?

I think it's K'Royal L'Dutch M'Airlines
According to Wikipedia, it's Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij.
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2014, 08:59:12 PM »
According to Wikipedia, it's Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij.
That was my next guess
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2014, 08:59:31 PM »
According to Wikipedia, it's Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij.
That's what I meant...

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2014, 09:45:56 PM »
Would it make sense to combine the 2 acronym threads, put Dan's first post here into the wiki of the other thread and title the whole thing "Common Acronyms Used on DDF"?

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2014, 09:52:53 PM »

Would it make sense to combine the 2 acronym threads, put Dan's first post here into the wiki of the other thread and title the whole thing "Common Acronyms Used on DDF"?
Had that thought today... I think it makes too much sense.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #29 on: July 28, 2014, 10:18:21 PM »
Dan?