On an Airplane – English Vocabulary Lesson

On an Airplane – English Vocabulary Lesson

English is the most common second language that crew members speak in a flight. Whether you are a student, business man or a leisure traveller, this lesson can help you learn important words and expressions to use while you are on an airplane.

To board a plane | Embark-
To get on the plane which is ready to takeoff.

Cabin –
The interior of the aircraft.

Flight attendant –
Man or Woman who provides service for passengers during a flight.

Aisle –
the long empty space that you walk down ( between the seating rows)

Overhead bin –
The place above the seats for storing luggage.

Galley –
A kitchen or an area with kitchen facilities in a plane.

Cockpit –
The part of the plane where the captain and his co-pilots sit.

The person who drives/flies the plane.

Person who helps the captain fly the plane.

Driving an airplane to the correct place for taking off or deboarding.

When the plane leaves the ground.

Motion sickness-
A bad feeling in the stomach that passengers get during a rough ride in a plane.

To cruise-
To fly at a constant speed that permits maximum operating efficiency.

Violent or unsteady movement of air.

Call light-
A button passengers can press to get a crew member's attention.

Flight entertainment-
Refers to the entertainment available to aircraft passengers during a flight.Usually LCD screens on the back of the seat playing movies and songs.

Drinks and snacks offered to passengers during the flight.

Touch down-
When the aircraft wheels land on the ground.

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