Aviation and air traffic management (ATM) is a complex field, and so it is the terminology it underpins. 

Did you ever encounter a problem in understanding an  ATM-related accronym, concept or term? This page provide you with a thematic compilation of ATM-lexicons and glossaries, so that you can better understand the specifics of air traffic management and you can navigate more easily throughout our website.

ATM terms and acronyms

  • ATM Lexicon: Access to ATM-related terms and their validated definitions
  • AIRIAL: The most common acronyms used in air traffic management explained

Aviation concepts explained

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Definitions of the most commonly used ATM terms and concepts classified on topics: