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Glossary for the airline industry

Definitions and explanations of common terms in the airline industry


Zonal Employee Discount.

zonal fare

A fare where the origin, the destination, or both are expressed as a user-defined zone.


Divisions of geographic areas of the world. ATPCO Zone codes are three numbers that begin with 0 or 1 for Area 1; with 2 for Area 2, and with 3 for Area 3.