Airline Lingo - The Language of Air Travel Defined

There is a different way of talking and writing in the air travel industry. The Air Travel Glossary takes those cryptic acronyms and airline-speak --- and defines them! Your Air Travel Guide wants to help make air travel lingo make sense.

This list of airline industry terms and definitions is fairly comprehensive - if there are terms or odd looking acronyms that are not addressed here please let me know.

In the meantime, take a look at the definitions for all things related to air travel!


A - Bul

Bu - Exc

Ext - Int

Inv - Off

On - Sh

St - Zu