Jobs connected with travel - Intermediate
International air travel for business and for holidays has become a big part of most people's lives in the UK. Here are 10 job titles that we may meet when we are travelling.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- Travel agent
- Check-in staff
- Customs officers
- Immigration officials
- Flight crew
- Cabin staff
- Air marshall
- Air traffic controllers
- Tour rep
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- In 1, a 'travel agent' is the person or company who sells us a ticket. Nowadays many people use 'online travel agents' on the Internet.
- In 2, the 'check-in staff' are the first people you meet when you arrive at the airport. They give you a boarding pass with your seat number and take your luggage to put in the plane.
- In 3, 'customs officers' are people that check your bags to see if you need to pay tax on anything you are carrying. They also look for anything illegal like drugs.
- In 4, 'immigration officials' are the people who check your passport when you arrive in a country or leave.
- In 5, the 'flight crew' are all the workers who fly the plane. Usually there is a pilot / captain a co-pilot and a navigator who checks the route. Sometimes there is also an engineer.
- In 6, the 'cabin staff' are all the men and women who look after you during the flight. Nowadays we don't say 'stewardess' but instead we say 'flight attendant'.
- In 7, and 'air marshall' is a new job. After the September 11th terrorist attacks, ma