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    Transport by air

    Code

    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    A4A

    Airlines for America (https://www.airlines.org/)

    In English

    AA

    American Airlines (https://www.americanairlines.fr)

    In English

    AA

    Aerolíneas Argentinas (https://www.aerolineas.com.ar/)

    In Spanish

    AAA

    Aviation Academy Austria (https://www.aviationacademy.at/)

    In English

    AACO

    Arab Air Carriers Organization (https://aaco.org/)

    In English

    AAIA

    Al Ain International Airport

    In English

    AAIB

    Air Accidents Investigation Branch

    In English

    AAM

    Federal Aviation Administration Office of Aviation Medicine

    In English

    ACAS

    Airborne Collision Avoidance System

    In English

    ACAST

    Association Contre les Aéroports du Sud Toulousain

    In French

    ACF

    Aviation Club de France

    In French

    ACH

    Aéroport international Saint-Gall-Altenrhein

    In French

    ACNAT

    (Collectif des) Associations Contre un Nouvel Aéroport Toulousain

    In French

    ACNUSA
    Autorité de Contrôle des Nuisances Aériennes

    The abbreviation ACNUSA (Autorité de Contrôle des Nuisances Aériennes) includes the abbreviation AC (Autorité de Contrôle).

    In French

    ACP

    Airline Control Program

    In English

    ADP

    Aéroports de Paris (https://www.parisaeroport.fr/)

    In French

    AEA

    Association of European Airlines

    In English

    AENA

    Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea

    In Spanish

    AFCAC

    African Civil Aviation Commission (http://afcac.org/en/)

    In English

    AGCA

    Automatic Ground-Controlled Approach

    In English

    AGCS

    Automatic Ground Control Station

    In English

    AIMAC

    Académie Internationale Mohammed VI d’Aviation Civile (https://aiac.ma/)

    In French

    AIRE

    Airlines International Representation in Europe

    In English

    ALC

    Air Logistics Center

    In English

    ALE

    Airport Lighting Equipment

    In English

    ALPA

    Air Line Pilots Association (https://www.alpa.org)

    In English

    AMAL

    Aviation Medical Acceleration Laboratory

    In English

    AMDB

    Airport Mapping Databases

    In English

    AOPM

    Airline Operations Planning Model

    In English

    ARS

    Airline Reservation System

    In English

    ARTCC
    Air Route Traffic Control Center

    The abbreviation ARTCC (Air Route Traffic Control Center) includes the abbreviation CC (Control Center).

    In English

    ASECNA

    Agence pour la Sécurité de la Navigation Aérienne en Afrique et à Madagascar

    In French

    ASIC

    Aviation Security Identification Card

    In English

    ASO

    Aviation Safety Office

    In English

    ATA

    Air Transport Association

    In English

    ATC
    Air Traffic Control

    The abbreviation ATC (Air Traffic Control) is included in the abbreviation RATCC (Radar Air Traffic Control Center).

    In English

      ATM

      Air Traffic Management

      In English

        ATPCO

        Airline Tariff Publishing Company (https://www.atpco.net/)

        In English

        ATR

        Air Transport Rack

        In English

        ATR

        Air Transport Radio

        In English

        ATR

        Air Transport Rating

        In English

        ATR

        Air Transportation Rack

        In English

        AVCO

        The Aviation Corp of Delaware

        In English

        AVIM

        Aviation Intermediate Maintenance

        In English

        AvSeM

        Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine

        In English

        AVUM

        Aviation Unit Maintenance

        In English

        AZBA

        Airport Zoning Board of Adjustment

        In English

        AZT

        American Zeppelin Transport

        In English

        BAAC

        Budget Annexe de l’Aviation Civile

        In French

        BANA

        Budget Annexe de la Navigation Aérienne

        In French

        BKT

        Blackstone Army Air Field

        In English

        BSCA

        Brussels South Charleroi Airport (https://www.brussels-charleroi-airport.com/)

        In English

        CAB

        Civil Aviation Board

        In English

        CAUG

        Civil Aviation Users Group

        In English

        CDA

        Continuous Descent Approach

        In English

        CFPNC

        Centre de Formation du Personnel Navigant Commercial

        In French

        CGAD

        Collins General Aviation Division

        In English

        CNAC

        China National Aviation Corporation

        In English

        CNN

        Compagnie Nationale de Navigation

        In French

        CORESSA

        Compagnie de Restauration et de Services Aéroportuaires

        In French

        COTAM

        Commandement du Transport Aérien Militaire

        In French

        CTA

        Certificat de Transporteur Aérien

        In French

          CWL

          Cardiff International Airport (https://www.cardiff-airport.com/)

          In English

          DAFZA

          Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority

          In English

          DAT

          Delta Air Transport

          In English

            DATAS

            Delta Automated Travel Account System

            In English

            DCU

            Pryor Field Regional Airport

            In English

            DFS

            Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (https://www.dfs.de/)

            In German

            DGAC

            Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile

            In French

            EASA

            European Aviation Safety Agency (https://www.easa.europa.eu/)

            In English

            ECAC

            European Civil Aviation Conference

            In English

            ENAC

            École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (https://www.enac.fr/fr)

            In French

            EUROCAE

            European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment

            In English

            FAA

            Federal Aviation Administration (https://www.faa.gov/)

            In English

            FAR

            Federal Aviation Regulation

            In English

            FCH
            Flight Controller's Handbook

            The abbreviation FCH (Flight Controller's Handbook) includes the abbreviation FC (Flight Control).

            In English

            FCOH
            Flight Controller's Operational Handbook

            The abbreviation FCOH (Flight Controller's Operational Handbook) includes the abbreviation FC (Flight Control).

            In English

            FFP

            Frequent Flyer Program

            In English

              FOIH

              Flight Operations Integration Handbook

              In English

              FPH

              Flight Procedures Handbook

              In English

              FTOH
              Flight Test Operations Handbook

              The abbreviation FTOH (Flight Test Operations Handbook) includes the abbreviation FT (Flight Test).

              In English

              FTW

              Fort Worth Meacham International Airport

              In English

              GAPAN

              Guild of Air Pilots And Navigators

              In English

              GCA

              Ground-Controlled Approach

              In English

              GECAS

              General Electric Commercial Aviation Services

              In English

              HEZINE
              Hegazkineria Zibilaren Nazioarteko Erakundea

              = ICAO | International Civil Aviation Organization | In English
              = IOCA | Internacia Organizaĵo pri Civila Aviado | In Esperanto
              = OACI | Organisation de l’Aviation Civile Internationale | In French
              = OACI | Organització de l’Aviació Civil Internacional | In Catalan
              = ICAO | Internacia Civila Aviada Organizaĵo | In Esperanto
              = OACI | Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional | In Spanish
              = OACI | Organização da Aviação Civil Internacional | In Portuguese
              = OACI | Organización d'Aviación Civil Internacional | In Asturian
              = OACI | Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional | In Galician
              = TCAO | Tarptautinė Civilinės Aviacijos Organizacija | In Lithuanian
              = ИКАО | Международная организация гражданской авиации | In Russian

              In Basque

              HND

              Haneda Airport

              In English

              IACA

              International Air Carrier Association

              In English

              IACCA

              International Airline Cabin Crew Academy

              In English

              IACO

              International Aviation COnsulting

              In French

              IATA

              International Air Transport Association (https://www.iata.org/)

              In English

              ICA

              Ingénieur du Contrôle Aérien

              In French

              ICAO
              International Civil Aviation Organization

              = HEZINE, IOCA, OACI, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In English

              ICAO
              Internacia Civila Aviada Organizaĵo

              = HEZINE, IOCA, OACI, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Esperanto

              ICAOB

              International Civil Aviation Organization Bulletin

              In English

              ICRAT

              International Conference on Research in Air Transportation

              In English

              IFALPA

              International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (https://www.ifalpa.org/)

              In English

              IJAP

              International Journal of Aviation Psychology

              In English

              ILFC

              International Lease Finance Corporation

              In English

              IOCA
              Internacia Organizaĵo pri Civila Aviado

              = HEZINE, ICAO, OACI, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Esperanto

              ISAT

              Institut Spécialisé d’Aviation et de Tourisme (www.isat.ma)

              In French

              JAA

              Joint Aviation Authorities

              In English

              JAR

              Joint Aviation Requirements

              In English

              KLM

              Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (https://www.klm.com/)

              In Dutch

              LFT

              Lufthansa Flight Training GmbH

              In English

              LKV

              Lake County Airport

              In English

              LORAN

              LOng-range Aid to Navigation

              In English

              MCAT

              Missile Carrier Air Transport

              In English

              MIAT
              Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever

              = МИАТ | Монголын Иргэний Агаарын Тээвэр | In Mongolian

              In Mongolian

              NATS

              National Air Traffic Services (www.nats.co.uk)

              In English

              OACI
              Organisation de l’Aviation Civile Internationale

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In French

              OACI
              Organització de l’Aviació Civil Internacional

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Catalan

              OACI
              Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Spanish

              OACI
              Organização da Aviação Civil Internacional

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Portuguese

              OACI
              Organización d'Aviación Civil Internacional

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Asturian

              OACI
              Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional

              = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

              In Galician

              ONT

              Ontario International Airport (https://www.flyontario.com/)

              In English

              PAA

              Pan American Airlines

              In English

              PARS

              Programmed Airline Reservation System

              In English

              PPL

              Private Pilot Licence

              In English

                QANTAS

                Queensland And Northern Territories Airline System (https://www.qantas.com)

                In English

                RATCC
                Radar Air Traffic Control Center

                The abbreviation RATCC (Radar Air Traffic Control Center) includes abbreviations ATC (Air Traffic Control) and CC (Control Center).

                In English

                SESAR

                Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research

                In English

                SIA

                Service d'Information Aéronautique

                In French

                SID

                Standard Instrument Departure

                In English

                SQ

                Singapore Airlines (https://www.singaporeair.com)

                In English

                SSIM

                Standard Schedules Information Manual

                In English

                STAR

                Standard Terminal Arrival Route

                In English

                STN

                London Stansted Airport (https://www.stanstedairport.com/)

                In English

                STOL

                Short Take Off and Landing

                In English

                TACC
                Tactical Air Control Center

                The abbreviation TACC (Tactical Air Control Center) includes the abbreviation CC (Control Center).

                In English

                TCAO
                Tarptautinė Civilinės Aviacijos Organizacija

                = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, OACI, ИКАО (see above)

                In Lithuanian

                UAL

                United Airlines (https://www.united.com)

                In English

                VASI

                Visual Approach Slope Indicator

                In English

                VFR

                Visual Flight Rules

                In English

                  VOR

                  VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range

                  In English

                  ИКАО
                  Международная организация гражданской авиации

                  = HEZINE, ICAO, IOCA, OACI, TCAO, ИКАО (see above)

                  In Russian

                  МИАТ
                  Монголын Иргэний Агаарын Тээвэр

                  = MIAT, МИАТ (see above)

                  In Mongolian