Airplane in Spanish

This free audio lesson is talking about traveling on an airplane in Spanish and other useful travel vocabulary. Whether you’re on vacation or traveling for business, you’ll learn some useful Spanish airplane vocabulary in this free Rocket Spanish lesson.

Listen to the native Spanish pronunciation and practice asking where is? and when is? in Spanish. We’ll show you how to get someone’s attention politely, ask for food and drink in Spanish, and more.

Knowing how to use vocabulary for traveling on an airplane in Spanish will give you more confidence next time you’re on the plane!

Talking about the Airplane in Spanish

Let's get started with some general words and phrases about planes in Spanish.

Now, in this lesson you’re going to be on the plane with Carlos and Carmona. They’ve been planning a trip to Ecuador for ages. On their itinerary are the Galapagos Islands, the Amazonian rain forest, and the historic center of Quito, the capital city.

As they’re on the plane to Quito from Houston, they chat with the airline stewardess in Spanish. Listen to the conversation, record yourself and practice your pronunciation as you read along.

Now, here are the important words and phrases from the conversation that you should learn. Listen to each word and its English translation. Repeat the words yourself so that you become comfortable forming the sounds.

Now, back to the story.

Carlos makes his way to the restrooms. Meanwhile, Carmona is feeling hungry. The rest of the passengers in the airplane are asleep. She whispers to the next cabin attendant who passes by…

I can give you a packet of potato chips.

Notice that there are two words for “excuse me” in Spanish. One is permiso, and the other is perdón. (You also will hear the word, discuple.)

Carlos returns to the seat just as an airline stewardess bring a packet of potato chips for Carmona. Carlos looks hurt. He tells Carmona, “You didn’t get any for me!”  “No,” says Carmona. “I didn’t know you wanted any.” Carlos turns to the stewardess and asks…

A beer, please.

Review the following words and phrases. Note that the word for “please” is “por favor.”

Now that Carlos and Carmona are contentedly sipping and munching away, awaiting their arrival in the lovely city of Quito, we’ll leave them. If you want to keep following Carlos and Carmona check out the next lesson Airport in Spanish

For more lessons on Spanish vocabulary I recommend these!​

¡Hasta entonces!

Mauricio Evlampieff
Rocket Spanish


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