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What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 8:57 pm

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

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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 8:58 pm

passengers...
 
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 8:58 pm

Refers to passengers, kind of a shortened form of the word.
 
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 8:59 pm

passengers!! Big grin
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 9:02 pm

sounds more friendly than "items" Big grin
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 9:32 pm

Abbreviations for Passengers.....

I guess H/R(Human Remains) could also be passengers except they aren't the breathing type.
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Thu Dec 13, 2001 9:34 pm

otherwise known as SLF.... slef loading freight
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Fri Dec 14, 2001 2:32 am

It also means peace in Latin.
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Fri Dec 14, 2001 7:16 pm

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

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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Fri Dec 14, 2001 8:04 pm

Sometimes in FA vocabulary : cattle !!!
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RE: What Does Pax Mean?

Fri Dec 14, 2001 8:10 pm

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.

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Justin