Funny Airline Acronyms: Have your say..

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  • LuganoPirate
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    ALITALIA = Always Late in Takeoff, Always Late in Arrival

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    capetonianm
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    AVIANCA : A very inferior and nasty Colombian airline. (Actually, it was rather a good airline when I used to fly on it!)
    AEROFLOT : Accidents expected regularly on f…. lethal old Tupolevs
    CUBANA : Castro usually boarded another airline
    OLYMPIC : Onassis likes your money paid in cash
    AIR FRANCE : An international reputation for rude and non caring employees
    SABENA : Societe Anonyme Belge pour exploiter noirs en Afrique

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    rferguson
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    I always thought SCAT was a rather daring acronym to name an airline.

    The Oxford dictionary lists the definition as ‘go away. Leave’. ‘Scat! Leave me alone!’.

    The Urban dictionary lists a far more gross definition.


    traveldoc1
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    SABENA for me was always “Same awful bloody experience; never again”.
    TACA = “Take a chance airlines


    Ahmad
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    I always thought SCAT was a rather daring acronym to name an airline.

    The Oxford dictionary lists the definition as ‘go away. Leave’. ‘Scat! Leave me alone!’.

    The Urban dictionary lists a far more gross definition.

    One lives and learns


    David
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    EL AL – Every Landing Always Late

    LUFTHANSA – Let us f*** the hostess and never see again


    CathayLoyalist2
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    From my Australian friends – QANTAS – Queens And Nymphomaniacs Training as Stewards

    …..It obviously isn’t an airline but their is the connection…….
    …………When it comes to ‘Real Hard, Tell ’em How It Really Is, And To H**L With The Potential Advertising Prospects’……
    …….on Most if not… ‘All’… Hotel, Airline, and Travel related reviews over the years (Go On Think About It) in ‘Our’ Magazine here……
    ……………..Then ‘BT’ is….and most of you will agree…come on admit it………….BT – ‘Bl***y Terrible….

    …….Great Breaking News though……


    FaroFlyer
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    One of my favourites was always
    Let Us Fondle The Hostesses And Not Say Anything


    FaroFlyer
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    EL AL – Every Landing Always Late

    LUFTHANSA – Let us f*** the hostess and never see again

    Sorry David, just noticed your post:-(


    TiredOldHack2
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    A different version of QANTAS

    Queens And Nymphomaniacs Training As Stewardesses


    Concorde Ray
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    Cannot resist: (old industry veteran)

    TAP= Take Another Plane
    BWIA=Britain’s Worst Investment Abroad
    Varig=Virgins Are Rare In Guanabara
    Aerocondor= Aero Cuando?


    LuganoPirate
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    I always thought SCAT was a rather daring acronym to name an airline.

    The Oxford dictionary lists the definition as ‘go away. Leave’. ‘Scat! Leave me alone!’.

    The Urban dictionary lists a far more gross definition.

    Bit off subject, sorry, but to follow up on Rferguson, Scat also refers to the droppings from wild animals. Studying them reveals a lot about their diet, general health etc.
    I once accompanied a veterinary student who’d received a grant from the EU to study this. We were sitting in an open game vehicle, in rain, with me focusing the binoculars on the rear ends of Springboks, Kudu, Giraffe to name a few. Once they had dropped their load we had to go up and gather it in plastic containers as the fresher the better, so he could put it under the microscope then send it back to Italy for further analysis!! The things I do for Mrs. LP and Conservation Global in the name of research!!!


    alainboy56
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    Another version of PIA is Pray In Allah
    S.A.A. is Send Another Aircraft

    And an acronym for those bright yellow aircraft with a red cheatline seen everywhere with the insignia D.H.L. is Deliveries Hopelessly Lost!

    And lastly seen on nosewheel doors of early B767’s in the eighties and nineties ETOPS is Engines Turning Or Passengers Swim!


    Sami
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    PIA : Perhaps I Arrive.

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