1. deal with v. phrase, to attend to; to manage; to see to
a. Ticket agents must deal courteously with irate customers.
b. Sick passengers, frightened children, and rude pilots are just a few of the things cabin attendants have to deal with.
2. destination n., the place to which one is going or directed
a. The Great Barrier Reef is a popular tourist destination this year.
b. Once you have determined your desired destination, we can work toward getting the best airfare.
3. distinguish v., to make noticeable or different
a. Suki was able to distinguish between the different types of jets on the runway.
b. My travel agent has distinguished herself as being one of the best in our area.
4. economical adj., intended to save money, time, or effort
a. My travel agent takes an economical approach to my travel, which I appreciate.
b. There are a number of more economical ways to get to Tokyo from here.
5. equivalent adj., equal
a. Carlos used the Internet to search for hotels of equivalent dollar value to the one recommended.
b. The food the airline serves in coach class is equivalent to that served in first class.
6. excursion n., a pleasure trip; a trip at a reduced fare
a. With some time between meetings in London, the company president enjoyed an excursion to Stonehenge.
b. The finance officer was pleased to find an excursion for the entire consulting team.
7. expensive adj., marked by high prices
a. The shops in the airport are convenient, but 1 think they are expensive.
b. Mr. Jones chose the more expensive ticket because it got him to his destination sooner.
8. extend v., to make longer; to offer
a. We extended our vacation by a day.
b. Our wonderful travel agent extended the full services of her firm to us.
9. prospective adj., likely to become or be
a. The airline had a reception to impress travel agents who might be prospective clients.
b. I narrowed my list of prospective destinations to my three top choices.
10. situation n., the combination of circumstances at a given moment
a. The airline suggested I check with the State Department regarding the political situation in the country I'm flying to.
b. The vast number of different air fares available makes for a complicated situation.
11. substantial adj., considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent
a. In the consumer satisfaction survey, the airline I work for won by a substantial margin.
b. There is a substantial difference in the price for the two airfares.
12. system n., a functionally related group of elements
a. The airline system covers the entire world with flights.
b. We need a better system to keep track of how much money we are spending on this vacation