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These are some of the phrases you are likely to hear next time you take a flight.

Check in

  • Can I see your passport?
  • Would you like an aisle seat or a window seat?
  • How many bags do you have to check in?
  • Do you have any hand luggage?

Airport announcements

  • Please proceed to gate number 8
  • Please do not leave any bags unattended.
  • Flight KM 106 is now boarding
  • Flight KM106 has been delayed
  • Flight KM 106 has been cancelled
  • Would passenger Tom Smith please come to the information desk?
  • This is the final call for flight BA204 to New York

Getting through Customs/Immigration

  • May I see your passport please?
  • Do you have anything to declare?

Other important words

  • Once you check in, you will have to pass through security where they will check your passport and your hand luggage. You will also need to walk through a metal detector, which will check for illegal items
  • At international airports there is duty free shopping, where you can buy goods without paying taxes.
  • Once a plane lands, passengers usually go to the Baggage claim which is the area where you pick up your baggage after a flight is called
  • Boarding pass is a printed card, which you must have to get on the plane
  • A steward (male)/stewardess (female)/flight attendant is a man or woman who provides service for passengers during a flight

Now have fun with the quiz 😉

created by Tess Giordmaina

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