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AC
Air Canada
US
US Airways
DL
Delta Airlines
7F
First Air
AA
American Airlines
UA
United Airlines
NW
Northwest Airlines
CO
Continental Airlines
JV
Bearskin Airlines
AS
Alaska Airlines
HA
Hawaiin Airlines
WS
Westjet
5T
Canadian North
PD
Porter Airlines
YDF
DEER LAKE
YJT
STEPHENVILLE
YQX
GANDER
YYR
GOOSE BAY
YYT
ST JOHN'S
YHZ
HALIFAX
YQI
YARMOUTH
YQY
SYDNEY
YCH
CHATHAM
YFC
FREDERICTON
YQM
MONCTON
YSJ
SAINT JOHN
YYG
CHARLOTTETOWN
YBC
BAIE COMMEAU
YBG
BAGOTVILLE
YKL
SCHEFFERVILLE
YMQ
MONTREAL CITY
YUL
PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU
YMX
MIRABEL AIRPORT
YQB
QUEBEC CITY
YUY
ROUYN-NORANDA
YVO
VAL D'OR
YZV
SEPT ILES
YAM
SAULT STE MARIE
YHM
HAMILTON
YOO
OSHAWA
YOW
OTTAWA MCDONALD CARTIER INTL
YGK
KINGSTON
YPQ
PETERBOROUGH
YQG
WINDSOR
YQT
THUNDERBAY
YSB
SUDBURY
YTO
TORONTO CITY
YYZ
PEARSON INTL
YTZ
CITY CENTRE AIRPORT
YTS
TIMMINS
YXU
LONDON
YYB
NOTH BAY
YZR
SARNIA
YBR
BRANDON
YTH
THOMPSON
YWG
WINNIPEG
YYQ
CHURCHILL
YQR
REGINA
YXE
SASKATOON
YEA
EDMONTON CITY
YEG
EDMONTON INTL
YMM
FORT McMURRAY
YQL
LETHBRIDGE
YXH
MEDICINE HAT
YYC
CALGARY
YCD
NANAIMO
YKA
KAMLOOPS
YLW
KELOWNA
YPR
PRINCE RUPERT
YQQ
COMOX
YVR
VANCOUVER
YXJ
FORT ST JOHN
YXS
PRINCE GEORGE
YYF
PENTICTON
YYJ
VICTORIA
YDA
DAWSON CITY
YXY
WHITEHORSE
YEV
INUVIK
YZF
YELLOWKNIFE
YFB
IQALUIT
YRB
RESOLUTE BAY
A
ALPHA
B
BRAVO
C
CHARLIE
D
DELTA
E
ECHO
F
FOXTROT
G
GULF
I
INDIA
J
JULIET
K
KILO
L
LIMA
P
PAPA
Q
QUEBEC
R
ROMEO
S
SIERRA
T
TANGO
U
UNIFORM
V
VICTOR
W
WHISKEY
X
XRAY
Y
YANKEE
Z
ZULU
ANC
ANCHORAGE
FAI
FAIRBANKS
PHX
PHOENIX
TUS
TUCSON
LAX
LOS ANGELES CITY
LAX INTL AIRPORT
SAN
SAN DIEGO
SFO
SAN FRANCISCO CITY
SFO INTL AIRPORT
SJC
SAN JOSE
DEN
DENVER INTL
BDL
HARTFORD
WAS
WASHINGTON CITY
IAD
DULLES INTL
DCA
RONALD REGAN NATIONAL
BWI
BALTIMORE WASHINGTON INTL AIRPORT
DAB
DAYTONA BEACH
FLL
FORT LAUDERDALE INTL
FMY
FORT MYERS
JAX
JACKSONVILLE
MIA
MIAMI INTL
ORL
ORLANDO CITY
MCO
ORLANDO INTL
PBI
WEST PALM BEACH
PIE
ST PETERSBURG INTL
TPA
TAMPA INTL
ATL
ATLANTA
HNL
HONOLULU, OAHU
ITO
HILO, HAWAII
KOA
KONA, HAWAII
LIH
LIHUE, KAUAI
MKK
HOOLEHUA, MOLOKAI
OGG
KAHULUI, MAUI
CHI
CHICAGO CITY
ORD
CHICAGO O'HARE INTL
MDW
MIDWAY AIRPORT
MSY
NEW ORLEANS
BOS
LOGAN INTL
DTT
DETROIT CITY
DTW
WAYNE COUNTY AIRPORT
MSP
MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL
MKC
KANSAS CITY
STL
ST LOUIS
LAS
LAS VEGAS
RNO
RENO
AIY
ATLANTIC CITY
ABQ
ALBUQUERQUE
BUF
BUFFALO
NYC
NEW YORK CITY
JFK
JOHN F KENNEDY INTL
EWR
NEWARK INTL
LGA
LAGUARDIA AIRPORT
SYR
SYRACUSE
RDU
RALEIGH/DURHAM
CLE
CLEVELAND
TUL
TULSA
PDX
PORTLAND
PHL
PHILADELPHIA
PIT
PITTSBURG
MYR
MYRTLE BEACH
BNA
NASHVILLE
MEM
MEMPHIS
DFW
DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTL AIRPORT
ELP
EL PASO
HOU
HOUSTON CITY
IAH
GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL
SAT
SAN ANTONIO
SLC
SALT LAKE CITY
GEG
SPOKANE
SEA
SEATTLE/TACOMA INTL
MKE
MILWAUKEE
AA HUBS
MIA/ORD/DFW/STL
DL HUBS
JFK/ATL/CVG/SLC
UA HUBS
LAX/IAD/SFO/ORD/DEN
US HUBS
PHL/PHX/PIT/LAS/CLT
NW HUBS
MSP/MEM/DTW
CO HUBS
IAH/CLE/EWR
WS HUBS
YYC/YTO/YWG
AC HUBS
YVR/YTO/YMQ
JV HUBS
YSB/YQT
5T HUBS
YZF/YFB
7F HUBS
YZF/YFB
ATA
AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (ATA)
TRADE ASSOC. OF US & CAD SCHEDUKE AIR CARRIERS. ENABLES TRAVEL AGENCY TO ISSUE AIR TICKETS FOR TRAVEL IN US AND BTW CAD & US
ATAC
AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
AIR TRASPORT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (ATAC)
TRADE ASSOC. OF US & CAD SCHEDULED CARRIERS. ENCOURAGES USE OF COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE IN CAD, LIASON BTW GOV AUTHORITIES & AIRLINES, DISTRIBUTES INFO TO AIRLINES & PUBLIC. ENABLES TRAVEL AGENCY TO ISSUE TICKET FOR TRAVEL IN CAD
CTA
CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY (CTA)
ADMINISTERS POLICIES TO ACHIEVE EFFICIENT & ACCCESIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM THROUGH EDUCATION, CONSULTATION, REGULATION. HANDLES CONSUMER ISSUES & COMPLAINTS & RESPONSIBLE FOR LICENSING SYSTEM FOR AIR CARRIERS (DOM & INTL) & PERMIT SYSTEM FOR INTL CHARTERS. NEGOTIATION & IMPLEMENTATION OF BILATERAL AIR AGREEMENTS.
IATA
INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION (IATA)
MEMBERS ARE INTL & DOM SCHEDULED AIRLINES. EXISTS TO STANDARDIZE RULES, REGULATIONS & INTERLINE PROCEDURES FOR TRAVEL INDUSTRY
ICAO
INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION
INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION (ICAO)
MEMBERS OF UNITED NATIONS. DEVELOPS PRINCIPALS & TECHNIQUES OF INTERNATIONAL AIR NAVIGATION & PLANNING % DEVELOPMENT OF INTL AIR TRANSPORT
TRANSPORT CANADA
FED GOV DEPT OVERSEES DOM AIRWAY FACILITIES & RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL SAFETY MATTERS
WARSAW CONVENTION
MANDATES CARRIERS TO ISSUE PASSENGER TICKETS, BAGGAGE CHECKS, & LIMITS CARRIER'S LIABILITY TO PASSENGERS FOR DEATH OR INJURY & DESTRUCTION, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO BAGGAGE GOODS.
NAVIGATION CANADA
PROVIDE AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES EFFICIENTLY & SAFELY
MINIMUM CONNECTING TIMES - 3 D'S
DENSITY, DISTANCE, DELAYS
APEX
ADVANCE PURCHASE EXCURSION FARE. USUALLY THE CHEAPEST AND MOST RESTRICTIVE.
AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FEE (AIF)
LEVIED BY CAD AIRPORTS FOR USE OF AIRPORT FACILITIES. SOMETIMES TICKETABLE AND USED TO UPGRADE FACILITIES.
ARNK
ARRIVAL UNKNOWN - SURFACE SEGMENT, TRAVEL BY MEANS OTHER THAN AIR
BAGGAGE, PIECE CONCEPT
FREE CHEKED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE BASED ON # OF PIECES CARRIED, EACH MUST BE WITHIN MAX SPECIFIED DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT NOT INCL CARRY ON
BAGGAGE, WEIGHT CONCEPT
FRESS CHECKED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE BASED ON TOTAL WEIGHT OF ALL LUGGAGE INCL CARRY ON
BILATERAL AIR AGREEMENT
AGREEMENT BTW CAD & US ON TYPE OF AIRCRAFTS USED, INTERMEDIATE STOPS EN ROUTE & SIRCRAFT SAFETY PROCEDURES
BILLING AND SETTLEMENT PLAN (BSP)
SYSTEM FOR ADMINISTRATION OF AIR TRANSPORTATION TRANSACTIONS WHICH SIMPLIFIES TICKETING, REPORTING & REMITTANCE PROCEDURES ON BEHALF OF BSP AIRLINES
BOOKING CODE
ONE LETTER CODE ASSIGNED TO SPEC. FARE TYPE USED TO INDICATE CABIN & PRICE BEING RESERVED
BULKHEAD
DIVIDING WALL IN AIRCRAFT. HAS EXTRA LEG ROOM, BUT NO STORAGE SPACE UNDER SEAT. USUALLY RESERVED FOR THE DISABLED FAMILIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN
BUMPING
WHEN A PASSENGER IS DENIED BOARDING ON FLIGHT WITH A CONFIRMED RESERVATION. A BREACH OF CARRIERS CONTRACT WITH PASSENGER & CAN RENDER CARRIER LIABLE FOR DAMAGES TO PASSENGER.
CHARTER AIRLINE
CARRIER THAT OPERATES FLIGHTS THAT TAKE PLACE OUTSIDE NORMAL SCHEDULES ON LIMITED OR SEASONAL SCHEDULE.
CIRCLE TRIP
TRIP WITH MORE THAN ONE STOPOVER PT. OR WITH DIFFERENT ROUTING, CARRIERS, OR CLASSES OF SERVICE ON THE OUTBOUND & INBOUND.
CITY PAIR
ORIGIN AND DESTINATION CITIES
COMMON RATED
TWO DESTINATIONS WHICH EACH HAVE COMMON (IDENTICAL) FARE FROM THE SAME PT OF ORIGIN
CONFIRMED RESERVED SPACE
CONFIRMATION OF RESERVATION ON SPECIFIC FLIGHT FOR SPECIFIC DATE AT A SPECIFIC TIME
EXTRA SECTION
EXTRA FLIGHT ARRANGED TO ACCOMODATE OVERFLOW OF TRAFFIC OF A FULLY BOOKED SCHEDULED FLIGHT.
CONNECTION
INVOLUNTARY CHANGE OF AIRCRAFT THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN 4 HOURS OR ON FIRST AVAILABLE FLIGHT IN CLASS OF SERVICE REQUIRED
FARE BASIS CODE
USED TO IDENTIFY SPECIFIC FARE. MAY CONTAIN SEVERAL #'S & LETTERS
FARE BREAK POINT
POINT(S) IN ITINERARY BTW WHICH SECTOR FARES ARE CHARGED
DIFFRENTIAL FARE
THROUGH FARE APPLIED TO CONNECTING FLIGHTS WHICH ARE BOOKED IN TWO DIFFERENT CLASSES OF SERVICE
DISCOUNT FARE
DISCOUNTED FROM NORMAL FARES, HAVE RESTRICTIONS SUCH AS AGE
GROUP FARE
REDUCED FARE OFFERED TO GROUP WHO FLY UNDER STIPULATED CONDITIONS SUCH AS MIN # OF PEOPLE. ACCOMODATED ON REGULAR SCHEDULED FLIGHT.
JOINT FARE
PUBLISHED TRHOUGH FARE FOR TRAVEL ON INTERLINE CONNECTING FLIGHTS THAT HAS BEEN AGREED TO BY CARRIERS INVOLVED USING SPECIFIC CONNECTING POINTS.
NORMAL FARE
FARE WITH FEW OR NO RESTRICTIONS (F,C/J,Y) AND ARE VALID ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF DEPARTURE FROM ORIGIN OR DATE OF ISSUANCE.
PUBLISHED FARE
FARE LISTED IN A CARRIERS TARIFF OR COMP SYSTEM
THROUGH FARE
FARE ASSESED FOR TRAVEL ON ONLINE CONNECTING FLIGHTS
FINAL DESTINATION
LAST CITY IN ITINERARY AS SHOWN ON TICKET
GATEWAY
LAST DOMESTIC CITY AT WHICH PLANE BOARDS TRAFFIC FOR AN INTL CITY, OR FIRST CITY AT WHICH PLANE LANDS AFTER AN INTL JOURNEY. CLEARANCE & CUSTOMS DONE AT FIRST PT OF ENTRY (GATEWAY) INTO A COUNTRY
GENERAL PROVISIONS
BASIC RULES WHICH APPLY TO ALL FARE TYPES
INBOUND
SEGMENTS OF ITINERARY AFTER PT OF TURNAROUND
INTERMEDIATE POINT
STOP ON DIRECT FLIGHT WHERE A PASSENGER DOES NOT GET OFF THE AIRCRAFT OR CHANGE PLANES. also enroute stop
LONG HAUL
LONG DISTANCE FLIGHT EX YOW-YVR
MINIMUM CONNECTING TIME
LEAST AMT OF TIME REQUIRED FOR A PASSENGER TO CHANGE PLANES AT A SPECIFIC AIRPORT
OPEN JAW
TRIP OF ROUND OR CIRCLE TRIP NATURE THAT CONTAINS A SURFACE SEGMENT
OPEN JAW AT POINT OF ORIGIN
CITY OF ORIGIN & FINAL DESTINATION CITY IS NOT THE SAME
OPEN JAW AT POINT OF TURNAROUND
ARRIVAL CITY AT POINT OF TURNAROUND & DEPARTURE CITY FROM POINT OF TURNAROUND IS NOT THE SAME
DOUBLE OPEN JAW
NON AIR TRAVEL OCCURS BOTH AT POINT OF ORIGIN AND POINT OF TURNAROUND
SINGLE OPEN JAW
NON AIR TRAVEL OCCURS AT EITHER POINT OF ORIGIN OR AT POINT OF TURNAROUND
OPEN SEGMENT
SEGMENT ON ITINERARY THAT HAS BEEN PAID FOR BUT NO RESERVATION HAS BEEN MADE. SEGMENT WILL SPECIFY THE CITY PAIR, CARRIER AND CLASS OF SERVICE BUT NO DATE.RESERVATION MAY BE MADE SUBJECT TO SPACE BEING AVAILABLE.
OVERBOOKING
ACCEPTANCE OF RESERVATIONS BY CARRIER FOR MORE SEATS THAN AVAILABLE, USED TO COMPENSATE FOR NO SHOWS.
POINT OF TURNAROUND
THE FURTHEST POINT IN AN ITINERARY FROM THE CITY OF ORIGIN
RECONFIRMATION
REQUIREMENT THAT PASSENGERS ADVISE THE CARRIER OF THEIR INTENTION TO USE THE ONWARD-GOING SPACE RESERVED. FAILURE TO RECONFIRM COULD RESULT IN THE CANCELLATION OF THE PASSENGER RESERVATIONS BY THE CARRIER.
PUBLISHED ROUTING
THE SPECIFIC CITIES THAT CAN BE USED AS CONNECTING POINTS BTW POINT OF ORIGIN AND THE DESTINATIONS
SECTOR FARE
SINGLE FARE COMPONENT BTW FARE BREAK POINTS. TOTAL FARE MAY CONSIST OF MULTIPLE FARE COMPONENTS AND ONE FARE COMPONENT MAY COVER MORE THAN ONE FLIGHT SEGMENT (EG CONNECTING FLIGHTS)
SEGMENT FLIGHT
EACH FLIGHT IN AN ITINERARY
SHORT HAUL
SHORT DURATION FLIGHT (EG YOW-YTO)
STOPOVER
VOLUNTARY INTERRUPTION IN AN ITINERARY WHICH IS LONGER THAN 4 HOURS
SURCHARGE
EXTRA CHARGES APPLICABLE TO A PUBLISHED FARE. CARRIERS USE SURCHARGES TO PASS COSTS ON TO USERS
TARIFF
SCHEDULE OF RATES AND CHARGES
TRANSBORDER
TRAVEL BETWEEN CANADA & UNITED STATES
UNACOMPANIED MINOR
PASSENGER WHO HAS REACHED THEIR 8TH BDAY BUT NOT THEIR 12TH & WHO IS NOT ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT FARE PAYING PASSENGER. ONLY ALLOWED ON CODE SHARING OR CONNECTING FLIGHTS.
SEAT PITCH
FRONT TO REAR SPACING OF SEAT ROWS WHICH DETERMINES LEG ROOM & UPPER LEVEL SPACE
DOOR ROWS
EXTRA LEG ROOM. HIGH TRAFFIC AREA, BAD MOVIE ANGLE, NEAT GALLEY AND WASHROOMS
EXIT ROWS
USUALLY HAVE EXTRA PITCH, MAY BE ASKED TO ASSIST IN EMERGENCY. NO FAMILIES WITH SMALL CHILDREN, ELDERLY OR DISABLED PASSENGERS.
FAA
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

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