Charter Flight – A non scheduled flight. A single flight that is chartered by a company for a specific trip in order to transport a group, usually as part of a vacation package.
Direct Flight – A flight with one or more intermediary stops but passengers remain on the air craft during the stop.
Fuel Surcharge – A fee added to the ticket by the airline to recover the increased fuel cost.
Lowest Available Fare – The lowest price available at a specific point in time. Availability is limited and is sold out quickly.
Open Jaw – A term for the sitatuion where a person flies into one airport but departs from another.
Pax – An abbreviation for passengers.
Rack Rate – The official rate offered by a hotel to the public before any discounts.
If there are others you have seen but don’t understand, leave a comment below.
In my next post I’ll describe some commonly used acronyms.