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AOSSP
Air Operator Standard Security Program - A manual outlining FAA rules and regulations governing air carrier security
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
AOA
Air Operations Aera - Airport area where aircraft movement is allowed
AOG
Aircraft on Ground - A shipment containing parts for a mechanically grounded aircraft. Do not off-load
APU
Auxiliary Power Unit - internal power source
ASC
Airport Security Coordinator - An airport security contact
ASI
Aviation Security Inspector - TSA

Aviation Safety Inspector - FAA
ATC
Air Traffic Control
BURN
The Amount of fuel in pounds an aircraft uses during flight
CAGPT
Check and Given Protection To - Counter-to-counter bags (DL only)
CAPPS
Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System - Used for enhanced passenger security selection
CARRY-ON
A security-screened bag carried to an aircraft by a passanger
CDC
Center for Disease Control
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CLR
Cargo Load Report
CSS
Check-point Security Supervisor
CHOCKS
Long triangular blocks used to prevent aircraft and ground equiptment tires from moving
COMAT
COmpany MATerial
COMAIL
COmpany MAIL
CRC
Central Revenue Control - Company seat pricing and availability
CRJ 200
50 seat Canadair Regional Jet
CRJ 700
66 or 70 seat Canadair Regional Jet
CRO
Complaint Resolutions Official - Handles disabled passenger concerns
DASH
Delta Airlines Special Handling - Delta freight checked for a specific flight
DEA
Drug Enforcement Agency
DEICE
Process of removing all frozen contaminants from critical flight surfaces of an aircraft
DG/HM
Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials
DOE
Department of Energy
DOT
Department of Transportation
EAP
Employee Assistance Program
E-TICKET
An electronic (paperless) ticket for passenger convenience
EMB-120
Embraer "Brasilia" 30-seat turboprop
EPA
Enviromental Protection Agency
ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival
ETD
Estimated Time of Departure
EXPEDITE
Delayed or misrouted bags - Also known as "Rush"
FA
Flight Attendant
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration
FAM
Federal Air Marshal
FAR
Federal Aviation Regulations
FBI
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBO
Fixed Based Operator - Contract company hired to perform aircraft servicing
FFOD
First Flight of the Day
FFDO
Federal Flight Deck Officer
FLIFO
FLIght FOllowing - Information regarding a flight (times, pax, cargo load, specials etc.)
FLOW
An ATC delay - may be in minutes, hours or indefinite
FSD
Federal Security Director
FSDO
Flight Standards District Office
FOD
Foreign Object Debris/Damage
FO
First Officer
GPU
Ground Power Unit - An external power source for an aircraft
GSC
Ground Security Coordinator - Handles security issues at station
GSE
Ground Service Equipment
HAZCOM
HAZard COMmunication
HAZMAT
HAZardous MATerials
HR
Human Remains or Human Resource Department
IATA
International Air Transport Association - economic association of commercial airlines
ICAO
International Civil Aviation Organization - agency of the United Nations
IN
When an arriving aircraft is chocked
IOR
Irregular Operations Report
ISC
Inflight Security Coordinator - Captain of the aircraft
JSA
JumpSeat Authority
LEO
Law Enforcement Officer - Delta and Continental equivalent of a PCFA
MANIFEST
Paperwork required for all flight departures
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheets - Contrains information concerning chemicals
NON-REV
Non-revenue passenger, usually an airline employee
NRSA
Non-Revenue Space Available
NRPS
Non-Revenue Positive Space
NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board - A DOT agency that conducts investigations of transportation accidents
OCC
Operations Control Center - SkyWest Flight Control located in St George, UT
OFF
When an aircraft leaves the ground
OJT
On-the-Job Training
On
When an aircraft touches down after flight
ORM
Other Regulated Material - class 9 HAZMAT
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OUT
When departing aircraft chocks are pulled
PAWOB
Passanger Arrived WithOut Baggage
PAX
Abbreviation for passenger(s)
PCFA
Passenger Carrying FireArms - UA equivalent of a LEO
PIC
Pilot in Command - Captain
PNR
Passenger Name Record - another name for a passenger reservation
PPBM
Positive Passenger Bag Match
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
PS
Positive Space - employee travel for company business
PTI
Positive Traget Identification - non-public information obtained during a bomb threat or hijacking
RAMP
Area where aircraft movement is allowed - same as AOA
RON
Remain Over Night - Aircraft remains on the ramp overnight
RUSH
A bag tag for delayed/misrouted bags - aka "Expedite" tag
SIDA
Security Identification Display Area
SKD
Schedule
SPD
Small Package Dispatch - only freight accepted on a UA/United Express flight
SSR
Special Services Requested
TSA
Transportation Security Administration
TWOV
Transmit WithOut Visa
UMNR
Unaccompanied Minor - aka UNMR
WCHR
Wheelchair
XPDR
Transponder