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Chinese Air Travel Vocabulary Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in travel, Vocabulary

Air travel can be stressful. Packing, running to the airport, dealing with check-in, security, customs, baggage claim – the list goes on and on. Traveling in a foreign land where you don’t speak the language or understand the signs makes life that much more miserable. We’ve got you covered in China, though. A new series of posts this month will focus on this subject, starting with some Chinese air travel vocabulary.

Chinese Air Travel Vocabulary

Chinese Air Travel Vocabulary

Beijing Airport

Here are 30 words and phrases that will come in handy when traveling by air in China. Go ahead and copy them for further study, as they’ll be useful in our next couple of posts.

English

airplane

airport

airline

terminal

flight

plane ticket

one-way ticket

round-trip ticket

first class

business class

coach

passport

visa

boarding pass

flight number

boarding gate

timetable

luggage

suitcase

carry-on baggage

checked baggage

pilot

flight attendant

seatbelt

life jacket

emergency exit

aisle

window

turbulence

air sickness bag

Chinese

飞机

飞机场

航空公司

航站

航班

飞机票

单程票

來回票

头等舱

公务舱

经济舱

护照

签证

登机牌

航班号

登机口

时刻表

行李

手提箱

随身行李

托运行李

飞行员

飞行服务员

安全带

救生衣

紧急出口

走道

窗口

湍流

晕机呕吐袋

Pinyin

fēi jī

fēi jī chǎng

háng kōng gōng sī

háng zhàn

háng bān

fēi jī piào

dān chéng piào

lái huí piào

tóu děng cāng

gōng wù cāng

jīng jì cāng

hù zhào

qiān zhèng

dēng jī pái

háng bān hào

dēng jī kǒu

shí kè biǎo

xíng lǐ

shǒu tí xiāng

suí shēn xíng lǐ

tuō yùn xíng lǐ

fēi xíng yuán

fēi xíng fú wù yuán

Ān quán dài

jiù shēng yī

jǐn jí chū kǒu

zǒu dào

chuāng kǒu

tuān liú

yùn jī ǒu tù dài

This vocabulary list is also available in PDF format if you’d like to download it. In the next couple of posts, we’ll talk about how to buy a plane ticket in Chinese and then go over checking in, boarding your flight, dealing with any issues, and all the other fun stuff that comes with air travel!

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About the Author:sasha

Sasha is a teacher, student, writer, photographer, web designer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently planning a trip through Central/South America.


Comments:

  1. Dianne:

    extraordinary timing considering the event on United Air yesterday. We’ll need a whole new vocabulary list for that!


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