Teorija

To speak about airports and travelling by plane, you need to know the appropriate vocabulary.
  
Study the table.
  
Name
Definition
Picture
Example
check-in
registration for the flight
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You must check-in before the flight.
luggage
all the bags and suitcases which travellers carry
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If you have more bags than one, you must register the luggage before the plane.
boarding pass
a ticket which is given to the plane crew as the passenger steps onto the plane
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Son, give the boarding pass to the flight attendant!
flight attendant
a member of the plane crew who hosts the passengers
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Have you ever thought of becoming a flight attendant and flying every day to a new destination and serving the passengers?
pilot
a member of the plane crew who flies the plane
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My dad is a pilot and I am so proud of him!
gate
a place where people wait for boarding
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Which is my gate? I have to look at the timetable.
cabin
the inside of the plane
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Which seats in the cabin are ours?
charter
discount airline
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Let's buy charter tickets and we will save some money!
terminal
a part of the airport where planes arrive and depart
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Our departure terminal is 8.
domestic
flights within the country
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To fly from New York to Los Angeles, we should take a domestic flight as the flight is within the USA.
to fasten a seatbelt
to secure two parts of the seatbelt in the plane
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Please, fasten your seatbelts as plane is starting to depart.
runway
a part of the airport, similar to road, which is used for a plane to depart and arrive
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We are now approaching the runway in order to depart.
control tower
a part of the airport which controls all flights
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Only when we receive acceptance from the control tower for a safe departure, we will leave the terminal.
excess luggage
more luggage
than it is allowed
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You are only allowed to check-in 20 kg of baggage, the rest will be excess luggage and for that you will be charged extra.
take-off
when the plane leaves the ground
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Please be ready for the plane is about to take-off.
turbulence
a rough flight, when the plane shakes because of the wind and the clouds
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Passengers, please do not worry, we will have a little turbulence.
window seat
a seat next to the window in the cabin
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Can I have a window seat, please? I want to have a view over the clouds!
refreshments
drinks and snacks on the plane
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I think that refreshments are very expensive when buying them on the plane!
overbooked
more passengers than seats
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There was an announcement that our flight is overbooked. We will have to take the next flight, which is in 3 hours.
 
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