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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
« Last edited by Dave A on May 24, 2016, 01:13:05 AM »

Author Topic: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms  (Read 28500 times)

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #45 on: March 03, 2015, 10:10:23 AM »
"Long sell" - in relation to booking EK J via Alaska Airlines.
When you do not pull a seat from an inventory display. Long selling is when you instruct the computer to book a seat on a specific flight/airline. The command is much longer then the first way so its called a long sell.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #46 on: March 03, 2015, 10:20:00 AM »
When you do not pull a seat from an inventory display. Long selling is when you instruct the computer to book a seat on a specific flight/airline. The command is much longer then the first way so its called a long sell.

Whats so special on doing that on EK in J then? Can you not normally have an airline book a specific flight/airline?
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #47 on: March 03, 2015, 10:30:22 AM »
Whats so special on doing that on EK in J then? Can you not normally have an airline book a specific flight/airline?
Sometimes, the agent doesn't show partner availability even when there is. The agent can manually request that seat, called a long sell, which generally works to find and book the seat that's not showing.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #48 on: March 03, 2015, 10:33:20 AM »
Sometimes, the agent doesn't show partner availability even when there is. The agent can manually request that seat, called a long sell, which generally works to find and book the seat that's not showing.

And you know ahead of time if it'll show or not / if its available or not? Or you look online, if you don't see it you call and hope they find something they can book manually?
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #49 on: March 03, 2015, 10:39:13 AM »
And you know ahead of time if it'll show or not / if its available or not? Or you look online, if you don't see it you call and hope they find something they can book manually?
More the first. Like if it shows on EK but not AS.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #50 on: September 24, 2015, 10:44:37 PM »
I just got rebooked from O to F 😊😊
What's  O ?
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #51 on: September 24, 2015, 10:46:19 PM »
What's  O ?

O is award F, F earns miles on travel. Same product.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #52 on: April 08, 2016, 02:42:15 PM »
O is award F, F earns miles on travel. Same product.
maybe someone can add all fare classes to the wiki?

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #53 on: April 19, 2016, 06:23:33 AM »
maybe someone can add all fare classes to the wiki?

To my knowledge, I don't think that's possible because there is no "standard" on all airlines. Every airline has different letter arrangements.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #54 on: April 19, 2016, 09:39:31 AM »
To my knowledge, I don't think that's possible because there is no "standard" on all airlines. Every airline has different letter arrangements.
There are the standard ones.

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #55 on: May 15, 2016, 02:57:45 PM »
what does  PGGM mean?

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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #56 on: May 15, 2016, 03:23:29 PM »
what does  PGGM mean?
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #58 on: June 14, 2016, 09:50:49 PM »
Used to be in this thread
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10531.0
why not put it back for all the other 100s of ppl who come across it and save them time from googling every possible word ,its dead so there's nothing to hide! 
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Re: Airline And Travel Related Acronyms
« Reply #59 on: June 14, 2016, 10:00:32 PM »
why not put it back for all the other 100s of ppl who come across it and save them time from googling every possible word ,its dead so there's nothing to hide!
IIRC there was a link to the deleted thread.