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Record Locator – Glossary Definition

Record Locator – Glossary Definition

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Record locator example (in pink). Taken by Wikimedia Commons user Airodyssey. [CC BY-SA 3.0].

What is a Record Locator?

In the aviation industry, a record locator refers to a unique confirmation number issued by an airline carrier when a reservation is booked. 

More on Record Locators

Record locator numbers are alphanumeric and usually six digits in length. Record locators are often known as booking reference numbers, booking codes, confirmation codes, or reservation numbers.

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