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1L

A321/A330/B767 First cabin door, aircraft left.

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1R

A321/A330/B767 First cabin door, aircraft right.

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2L

A321/A330/B767 Second cabin door, aircraft left.

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2R

A321/A330/B767 Second cabin door, aircraft right.

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3L

A321/A330/B767 Third cabin door, aircraft left.

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3R

A321/A330/B767 Third cabin door, aircraft right.

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4L

A321/A330/B767 Fourth cabin door, aircraft left.

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4R

A321/A330/B767 Fourth cabin door, aircraft right.

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A330

Airbus 330 aircraft

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A321neo

Airbus 321neo aircraft

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Rejected Takeoff

When the A/C begins its take-off roll, then suddenly slows down & stops.

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ABP

Able-Bodied Person/Passenger

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A/C

Aircraft

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A/C L

Left side of the aircraft (facing the nose)

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A/C R

Right side of the aircraft (facing the nose)

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ACAA

Air Carrier Access Act

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ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

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AED

Automated External Defibrillator

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AFA

Association of Flight Attendants

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AFT

Back section of the aircraft; relates to the direction of something "behind"

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Altitude

The height at which the aircraft is flying.

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AIP

Attendant Indication Panel (A330)

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Ambulatory Passenger

WCH passenger who is able to board, deplane, and move about the cabin "unassisted".

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Approach

Period of time during a flight when the A/C prepares for landing.

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AOA

Airport Operations Area

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ARM/Arming

To prepare the aircraft door for emergency operation

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ATC

Air Traffic Control (管制塔)

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Bidding

System of requesting your work schedule and awarded according to seniority

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ATT

Attendant (interphone button)

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B717

Boeing 717-200

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B767

Boeing 767-300ER

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BIT

Battery Insertion Test

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Body

The main part of an aircraft

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Bomb Threat

An indication that there is or could be a bomb on board

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Brace Position

Position assumed by flight attendants on all take-offs and landings; also position passengers assume in the event of a prepared emergency landing.

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Bulkhead

A wall in the aircraft used to separate different areas on the aircraft.

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Cabin

Interior of the aircraft

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Carry-on Baggage

Baggage of which the passenger retains custody

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Charter

A flight sold by a tour operator or leased by a company or group

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Chief Agent

HA personnel assigned to coordinate activities at airports

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CRS

Child Restraint System (car seat)

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COMAIL/COMAT

Company correspondence/mail or material carried aboard a flight

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Compliance Check

A visual check for passenger compliance in the cabin

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Crew Interference

Interference of a crewmember's duties

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Crew Resource Office

Location for assisting Flight Attendants in daily operations

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Crew Scheduling

Department which monitors pilots and flight attendant work assignments

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CSA

Customer Service Agent

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Deadheading

Transporting crewmembers from one station to another

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Decompression

Loss of cabin pressurization

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DOA

Department of Agriculture

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DOT

Department of Transportation

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Deplane

The action and process of disembarking an aircraft

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Deploy

To extend or to spread out, i.e. emergency evacuation slide

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DISARM/Disarming

To prepare the aircraft door for normal operation

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Dispatch

Office which controls flight departures and arrivals

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Ditching

An emergency water landing

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EE

Emergency Equipment

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EELS

Emergency Evacuation Lighting System

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EEMK

Enhanced Emergency Medical Kit

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Emergency Mode

Opening the door to deploy a slide

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EMK

Emergency Medical Kit

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EMT

Emergency Medical Technician

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ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

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Evacuate

To leave an area expeditiously

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Evacuation Commands

Verbiage used to get passengers off an aircraft in an emergency situation

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Exit Row

Row on an aircraft equipped with an exit.

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Extra Section

Unscheduled/additional flight assigned for passenger transportation

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FA

Flight Attendant

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F/C or FCL

First class

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F/O

First Officer

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FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

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FAK

First Aid Kit

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FAM

Federal Air Marshal

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FAR

Federal Aviation Regulations

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FD

Flight deck (cockpit)

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Ferry Flight

Non-revenue flight to transfer an aircraft from one station to another

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FFA

First Flight Attendant

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FLS

Flashlight

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FWD

Forward area of the aircraft; towards the nose of the aircraft

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Galley

The kitchen, cooking area and/or stowage on an airplane

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Gate

Entrance to the jetway which leads to the aircraft

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Girt Bar

Bar that attaches the emergency slide to the floor of the aircraft

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Missed Approach

When the aircraft is about to land and suddenly climbs again

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GMT

Greenwich Mean Time (Zulu Time)

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GPS

Global Positioning System

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GSC

Ground Security Coordinator

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Head Wind

Wind which blows into the aircraft's path

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Holding Area

Area in the terminal where passengers assemble prior to boarding a flight

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House Rules

Company rules which employees must follow

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IFM

In-Flight Manual

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II or I/I

Inter-island Flight Operations

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Inboard

Towards the center of the aircraft

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Incapacitated Passenger

An injured or ill passenger

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IFE

Inflight Entertainment System

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Inflight

During flight

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Interphone

A system that allows communication between crewmembers

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IPAC

Inflight Passenger Aisle Chair

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ISC

Inflight Security Coordinator

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Jettison

To discard, drop, or throw overboard

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Jetway

The connection between the aircraft and the gate

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Jumpseat or J/S

A crewmember's seat, usually retractable

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Layover

Remaining at a location before continuing on or returning to a base

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Leg

A segment of a flight plan

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LEO

Law Enforcement Officer

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LCR

Lower Crew Rest

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M/C

Main Cabin; passenger seating also referred to as "coach" class

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MedLink

Provides assistance during onboard medical emergencies via phone "patch"

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MEG

Megaphone

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MEL

Minimum Equipment List

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Narrow-Body

A single-aisle aircraft

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No Show Passenger

A passenger who fails to join a flight on which s/he holds a reserved space for reasons other than misconnections

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Non-Ambulatory Passengers

WCH passenger who is not able to board, deplane, and move about the aircraft "unassisted" (WCHC)

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Non-Rev

Passengers traveling on free or reduced rate tickets, usually airline employees

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Normal Mode

Opening/closing an exit for normal passenger boarding/deplaning

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Nose

Front of aircraft

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Overbooking

When more seats have been reserved on a flight than actual seats available

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OVWG

Overwing

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P/A

Public address

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PAX

Passenger

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PBE

Protective Breathing Equipment

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PBS

Preferential Bidding System

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PIC

Pilot in Command

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Placard

Signs posted throughout the cabin providing visual information

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PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

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Preflight Check

Inspection of Emergency Equipment prior to flight

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Presence

The fact or condition of being "there"

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Pressure Leak

Seepage of cabin air pressure to the outside through an opening in the aircraft

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Primary Exit

Floor-level exit; preferred means of escape in an evacuation

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Protect Position

Protects FAs from being pushed out of the aircraft during evacuation

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PSU

Passenger Service Unit

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PTT

Push to Talk

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Pushback

Ground personnel uses a vehicle to "push" the A/C away from the jetway

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Competency Drills

Hawaiian Airlines evacuation commands and drill

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Ramp

Secured area of airport where A/C is parked and serviced

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Ramp Agent

Station personnel in the ramp area

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Ramp Stand

Stairway used to embark and disembark passengers from an A/C

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Reserve

Flight attendant on duty in the FA lounge ready for immediate dispatch

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Runway

Paved airport paths where A/C takeoff and land

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Safety Demo

Action by FAs providing safety information to passengers

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Seat Blocking

Passenger seat restrictions

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Secondary Exit

Non-floor-level exit; usually a window exit

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Standby

Space available travel/FAs "on call" for a specific time period

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Station Manager

Individual responsible for all aspects of operations at a specific airport

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Sterile Flight Deck

From the time the aircraft moves on its own power until 10,000 feet. On descent from 10,000 feet until the engines are shut down. During Sterile Flight Deck, no communication with the Flight Deck unless it's safety-related

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S/S

Stowage space

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Tail

Back end of an A/C

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Tail Wind

Wind that "pushes" the aircraft forward

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Tailcone

Cone-shaped end of the B717 aircraft

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Take-Off Roll

Rapid forward movement of the aircraft on the runway for takeoff

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Tamper Seals

Visual indicators showing that an item has not been tampered with

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Taxi

Movement of the A/C on the ground with its own power

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UM

Unaccompanied Minor (UMNR)

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WBAT

Web Based Application Tool