expressions any aviation expert should know

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Cruising altitude

The vertical distance from sea level that an aircraft must maintain to reach its optimum performance.

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Catering

The service that supplies the airplane with food before takeoff, like the new menus served to Economy Class passengers on LATAM flights longer than seven hours.

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Wide-body aircraft

Expression used to define jet airliners with a fuselage wide enough to accommodate two passenger aisles.

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Long-haul flights

Flights that cover long distances, usually on wide-body aircraft.

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Apron

The area in the airport where aircraft are parked, unloaded or loaded, refueled, or boarded.