Air travel

Do the exercises to improve your vocabulary for air travel.

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Hello gonna,

Actually, this term is in the 'Things in both an airport and a plane' category and that is correct. There are duty free shops in the airport but you can also often buy various duty free products on the plane itself. Actually, I find it quite annoying when the flight attendants try to sell me things during my journey. Usually I just want to sleep!



The LearnEnglish Team

Duty-free is also used to refer to the goods that are bought in a Duty-free shop and then brought onto the plane.

Submitted by tommyssein67 on Mon, 25/09/2023 - 18:46


it is so good and a little hard for me

Submitted by monamar on Thu, 21/09/2023 - 12:10


Yes I was travelling by air one time every year and some times its twice , I live in Arabic country and my family in Egypt hence I need to visit them and spend one month yearly with them , as for the longest trip it was to United State when I give birth to my kids it takes around 13 hours from my country, I wish I can visit again .

Submitted by DoraX on Thu, 14/09/2023 - 13:27


Hello LearnEnglish Team,
I would like to ask you what is the difference between a "stopover" and a "pit stop". If you say that "you broke your journey" does it mean that you made a stopover, a pit stop or something else? Thank you in advance.

Hello DoraX,

In the context of air travel, we speak of a 'stopover' or 'layover' when we land in one airport and wait for another later flight there.

A pit stop comes from the world of car racing, but people sometimes use it informally to refer to a stop in a journey. Usually it's a car journey and usually people decide to stop to use the bathroom.

All the best,
LearnEnglish team

I've made a mistake... I had to post my questions under the "car" category for I was interested in that context. Can I repost it there or can I continue here my questions?

Hello DoraX,

Don't worry. Please just ask any new questions on the page that deals with cars.

Best wishes,
LearnEnglish team

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Submitted by imlix08 on Tue, 12/09/2023 - 06:13


Yes I have travelled by air 3 years ago. The longest flight I have taken was from Davao to Manila. The travel hours was 1 hour and 30 mins.

Submitted by afnan ay on Wed, 06/09/2023 - 08:31


yes, I travelled twice by air in 2012 and 2019m when I went to Libya and came back from it.