Abbreviations and glossary

Some Commonly Used Abbreviations in this Report
AAHK Airport Authority Hong Kong
AAIB Air Accidents Investigation Branch
AFRA Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association
AFTLS Approved Flight Time Limitations Scheme
AHK Air Hong Kong
ALARP As Low As Reasonably Practical
ANSP Air Navigation Service Providers
AOA Aircrew Officers Association
ASRC Airline Safety Review Committee
ASR-F Air Safety Report – Fatigue
ATDC Airports Training and Development Centre
ATK Available Tonne Kilometre
BAQ Better Air Quality
BSRC Board Safety Review Committee
CAD Civil Aviation Department
CCBF Climate Change Business Forum
CCC Customer & Commercial Control
CCF Cathay Pacific Charitable Fund
CCNL Cabin Crew Newsletters
CCST Cabin Crew Support Team
CCTF Climate Change Task Force
CE Chief Executive
CEPIC Cathay Emergency Passengers Information Centre
CLG The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change
CNG Carbon Neutral Growth
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COO Chief Operating Officer
CPCS Cathay Pacific Catering Services
CPSL Cathay Pacific Services Limited
CSAG Cabin Safety Action Group
CSD Corporate Safety Department
CSR Cabin Safety Reports
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
CX Cathay Pacific
CX City Cathay Pacific City
DCGO Director Cargo
DFO Director of Flight Operations
DLR German Aerospace Centre
DPA Dragonair Pilots Association
DSD Director Service Delivery
EAP Employee Assistant Programme
e-AWB Electronic airway bill
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EMS Environmental Management System
ENG Engineering
EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne
EU ETS European Union Emissions Trading Scheme
EU European Union
FAU Flight Attendants’ Union
FDAP Flight Data Analysis Program
FOP Flight Operations
FRMS Fatigue Risk Management System
FSC Forestry Stewardship Council
FTE Full Time Equivalents
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GISS Goddard Institute of Space Studies
GMCS General Manager Corporate Safety
GRI Global Reporting Initiative
GSE Ground Support Equipment
GSR Ground Safety Reports
HAS Hong Kong Airport Services
HIMS Human Intervention and Motivation System
HKIA Hong Kong International Airport
IAGOS In-service Aircraft for a Global Observing System
IATA International Air Transport Association
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IEA International Energy Agency
IMT Information Management and Technology
INED Independent Non-executive Director
INSPIRE Indian Ocean Strategy Partnership to Reduce Emissions
IOC Integrated Operations Centre
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IRF Injury Report Form
ISD Inflight Services Department
ISM Inflight Service Manager
KA Dragonair
KPI Key Performance Indicators
LBG London Benchmarking Group
LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
LOSA Line Operational Safety Audit
LTIFR Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate
MANCOM Management Committee
MRO Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Process
MSC Marine Stewardship Council
MSQD Engineering Reports on Maintenance, Safety, Quality and Defects
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NED Non-executive Director
NGO Non-governmental Organisation
NOx Oxides of Nitrogen
OHS Occupational Health & Safety
OIWA Outlying Islands Women’s Association
ORSAG Operations Ramp Safety Action Group
RIS Risk Index Score
RSB Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels
RTK Revenue Tonne Kilometre
RVSM Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum
SAFUG Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group
SAG Safety Action Groups
SD Sustainable Development
SMS Safety Management System
SPI Safety Performance Indicator
UNICEF United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
VCS Voluntary Carbon Standard
VLS Vogue Laundry Services Limited
WBCSD World Business Council on Sustainable Development
WEL Work-Life Enhancement Leave
WWF World Wildlife Fund for Nature