The following table provides a list of the most frequently used terms in Aviation Management −
|S.No||Term & Meaning|
Airport Authority of India. Equivalent FAA in US and CAA in UK.
A place where aircrafts take-off, land, and are maintained with facilities for passengers.
An area of land or water; including buildings, installations and equipment designated, wholly or partially for the arrival, movement, or departure of aircrafts.
The air available for the aircraft to fly in over a country or a sea.
Any aircraft type which was designed and built specifically for airline use or which has entered service with airlines in significant numbers.
Air Navigation Service Provider. A legal public or private entity that provides navigation services.
An area within the territory specified by the Authority where flying is prohibited.
An area within the territory specified by the Authority where flying is subject to certain restrictions.
An area within the territory specified by the Authority where activities dangerous to aviation may exist at specified times.
A codeshare agreement
It is an aviation business arrangement where two or more airlines share the same flight.
The airport ramp or apron
It is a part of an airport where aircrafts are parked, unloaded or loaded, refueled, or boarded. The use of the apron is covered by regulations, such as lighting on vehicles.
It is that section of the aircraft where passengers are seated.
International Air Transport Association. It is a trade association for the world’s airlines, representing about 260+ airlines and 83% of the total air traffic. It supports many areas of aviation activity and helps to form policies on critical aviation issues.
Runway End Safety Areas.
There are three types of runways — Parallel, Near-Parallel, and Intersecting.
Runway incursion or Runway excursion
A runway incursion is an incident where an unauthorized aircraft, a vehicle, or a person is on a runway. A runway excursion is overrun of an aircraft from the runway.
It is a pre-agreed time for a takeoff or landing to take place at a particular airport.
New Large Aircraft
It is an airport that serves as a central connecting point through which many flights of a particular airline are routed.
It is an area of land set aside for the take-off, landing, and maintenance of aircraft.
It is a place at the airport from where a traveler boards the aircraft for journey.
International Civil Aviation Organization. It is a UN-specialized agency established by United States to manage the administration and governance of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention).
Take-off or landing of an aircraft.
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