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What Does Pax Mean?  
User currently offlineJsc_23 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2001, 223 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28820 times:

I see this word coming up all the time now...what does it mean?

Regards
JSC_23


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User currently offlineTca256 From Belgium, joined Dec 1999, 729 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28798 times:

passengers...

User currently offlineEal401 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28792 times:

Refers to passengers, kind of a shortened form of the word.

User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1216 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28782 times:
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passengers!! Big grin


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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28771 times:

sounds more friendly than "items" Big grin


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29802 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 28750 times:

Abbreviations for Passengers.....

I guess H/R(Human Remains) could also be passengers except they aren't the breathing type.



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User currently offlineBestwestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 7162 posts, RR: 57
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 28741 times:

otherwise known as SLF.... slef loading freight


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User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 52
Reply 7, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 28682 times:

It also means peace in Latin.


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User currently offlineJsc_23 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2001, 223 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 28624 times:

lol...ok..I thought it might mean something along those lines as the context it had been used...

Cheers

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User currently offlineFlying Belgian From Belgium, joined Jun 2001, 2392 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 28616 times:
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Sometimes in FA vocabulary : cattle !!!
 Wink/being sarcastic


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User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 28609 times:

Apparently pax originated from the old days where messages and the like for TAs (travel agents) were charged by the character.

Secondly, it's shorter.

Cheers,

Justin


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