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March/April 2019

Glossary beginning with C

Baffled by an acronym? Our corporate travel glossary should help clear away misconceptions and have you talking like a pro.
Click one of the letters above to go to the page of all terms beginning with that letter.

Civil Aviation Authority (UK): Oversees and regulates all aspects of aviation in the UK. It was established under the Civil Aviation Act in 1972.


Compagnia Aerea Italiana: An Italian consortium which bought Alitalia in 2008. Translates as Italian Airline Company.


The Confederation of British Industry represents around 240,000 businesses that employ around a third of the private sector workforce in the UK. The CBI has offices across the UK as well as representation in Brussels, Washington, Beijing and Delhi which promote British business around the world.


Corporate Social Responsibility: A concept whereby companies and organisations form policies for the good of society. Responsibity is taken for the impact which an organisation's activities have on, for example, customers, employees, shareholders and the environment. It also entails a duty of care towards its employees.