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LAN

Local Area Network.

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display.

leg

A service of transportation between two consecutive scheduled intermediate stops on any given flight.

LF

Load factor.

life cycle of the fare

The cyclical process of creating a fare, distributing it to the industry, allocating revenue from its sale, and analyzing its business performance.

lift

The actual collection and operation of a flight coupon.

live government

A government that has taken action on filings via the GFS system. Current live governments are Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Cayman Islands, Netherlands, and the United States.

LMS

Learning Management System.

LNIATA

The complete line address of the communication line between the gateway and the host or GDS. It is composed of the LN (Line), IA (Interchange Address), and TA (Terminal Address).

load factor

load factor is an industry measure of how close traffic matches capacity. This number is calculated as a ratio of ASKs to RPKs.

locale
  1. A geographic point.
  2. A specific location identified as a city, state, country, zone, or area. Can in some instances include airports.