Travel phrasesAt the airport: Useful phrases and vocabulary for learners of English.
|Flight ABC123 is now boarding.||
It is now time to get on the plane.
Passengers on flight ABC123 should
proceed to Gate n° 25
|You should go to Gate n°25 to board the plane.|
|This is the final call for Flight ABC123||Passengers on Flight ABC123 are asked to board the plane.|
|Flight XYZ234 has been cancelled.||
Flight EXY234 will not leave as planned.
(You should go to the information desk for more information.)
|Flight ABA has been delayed.||Flight ABA will arrive or leave later than planned.|
|What is the purpose of your trip?||
This question is asked to visitors arriving in a
Example answers: "business", "study", "pleasure", "holiday", etc.
|How long do you plan to stay?||
Are you going to stay long?
How many days/weeks?
|Do you have anything to declare?||Are you carrying anything in your luggage that you need to pay tax on (e.g. alcohol, cigarettes...)|
|Did you pack your bag yourself?||Did anyone else put anything into your bag?|
Please do not leave your bags
|Make sure to keep your bags with you at all times.|
|See somebody off.||Go to where someone is leaving to say goodbye.|
|Take off / leave the ground.||I'm always nervous when the plane takes off.|
|Touch down (land).||What time did your flight touch down?|
See: Travel-Transport Idioms
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