Become a smart traveller! 33 most commonly used words at Airports

Heard of WCHR, PNR, ETD, TKT, OW?

You must have come across these kinds of short forms and abbreviations used while booking a flight ticket. While some of them are easily understandable, some are a little too technical.

So, to ensure a seamless journey, you must be aware of all the terminologies and core abbreviations used during the booking process.

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Let’s check out 33 words in used in aviation that you should definitely know about:

Abbreviations for 7 Indian Airlines

> Air India: AI
> Vistara: UK
> SpiceJet: SG
> Air India Express: IX
> IndiGo: 6E
> GoAir: G8
> AirAsia India: I5


Abbreviations for 10 Famous Indian Airports

> Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi: DEL
> Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai: BOM
> Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru: BLR
> Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata: CCU
> Rajiv Gandhi International airport, Hyderabad: HYD
> Chennai International Airport, Chennai: MAA
> Cochin International Airport, Kerala: COK
> Dabolim Airport, Goa: GOI
> Trivandrum International Airport, Kerala: TRV
> Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati: GAU

Other 16 Important Terms:

> One Way: OW
> Round Trip: RT
> PNR: Passenger Name Record
> Estimated Time of Arrival: ETA
> Estimated Time of Departure: ETD
> Change Name To: CHNT
> No Show: NOSH
> Ticket: TKT
> Wheel Chair: WCHR
> Special Service Request: SSR
> Economy Class: Y
> Full Fare First Class: F
> Full Fare Business Class: J
> Premium Economy: W
> CH: Child fare (typically up to 11 years old, but 15 in some cases)
> IN: Infant fare (typically up to 2 years old, but 3 years in some cases)


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