Unit 24 At the Airport
All right. Goodbye.
I'd like to buy a seat on a flight to Tokyo on the 2 nd of October,please.
How do you want to fly,coach or first class?
I want to travel tourist class.
I'd like a morning flight to New Delhi.
I'd like to fly to Munich this Sunday.
What's the boarding time?
Passengers are to check in at the airport an hour before the plane takes off.
May I see your passport and ticket,please?
Could you tell me what I have to do with my excess baggage?
The weight allowance is 20 kilos per traveler,excluding hang luggage.
I'm going to take flight RE103,where do I check in?
Window No.12 is for European flights.Go and stand in the line,please.
I'm afraid there'll be an excess baggage charge.
Here is your boarding card.
The departure of Flight 007 to Honololo has heen delayed by two hours.
British Airways announces the departure of flight 119 to Paris,
boarding now at Gate 7.
Flight BE 407 to Rome is delayed.
Will passengers please wait in the lounge?
The time of departure will be announced as soon as possible.
Is's infuriating!I have to be in Rome by five.
We're supposed to check in at the Air China's counter
30 minutes before take-off,Joe.
Yes,I know.The boarding time on the ticket says 17:05,and now it's 16:15.
I guess we have plenty of time.
Do we need to show our ID cards when checking in?
What about our luggage?
We can check it and hand carry the small bags.
And we have to open each for inspection.
Are they going to frisk all the passengers?
I think so.We certainly don't want a hijack to happen on the plane today.
I'm taking BA Flight 123 to London.
Can you tell me where the reporting desk is,please?
The reporting desk for the British Airways flight to London is over there.
Thank you so much.
Is this the desk for BA Flight 123 to London?
Yes,this is the right desk.
Have you any luggage?
A suitcase.That's all,except my handbag,of course.
Will you please put the suitcase on the scales?
You needn't weigh your handbag.
Is there a receipt?
Yes,I've attached your baggage receipt to your ticket.
What must I do next?
You must go through Immigration to the departure lounge.
Good morning,sir,where are you going?
I'm going to England by flight B.E.987.
When is your flight?
10:00 a.m.When am I supposed to check in?
We are checking in.
May I have your ticket?And your health certificate and your luggage,please.
Here you are.
Are you keeping this small bag as carry-on luggage,sir?
You must weigh that as well.
Your luggage is two pounds over,
I am afraid there'll be an excess lug-gage charge,sir.
How much must I pay?
It's 10 yuan.
Here you are.
This is your luggage check,
which you must show when you disembark at your destination,
and here is your boarding pass and your ticket.
Now please wait until your flight is called.
There are about twenty-five minutes to go.
I'm a little nervous.I have never flown before.
There is nothing at all to worry about.
Once you're in the air,it's just like sitting in your own living room.
It's going to be a very pleasant flight.