“Final boarding call for Asiana Airlines flight 221 to Seoul.”

English Lesson: Final boarding call for Asiana Airlines flight 221 to Seoul.

You're at the airport to go to Korea. You want to buy a coffee and wonder if you have time. You hear this announcement and you know you need to run to the gate.

Final boarding call for Asiana Airlines flight 221 to Seoul.

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final call

This phrase describes the last opportunity to do something. It’s often used for government or business situations.

This is your final call to vote for City Council.

We’ll put out a final call for advertisers on Monday. 

You’ll also hear “last call,” which has the same meaning, used at bars when are closing soon, and informal speech.

Last call for pizza before I eat it all!

final boarding call

In an airport, you hear "final boarding call" announcements. The airline staff makes this announcement when almost all of the passengers are on the plane and the gate is about to close.

(airline name) flight (number) to (location)

This is how airline employees talk about a flight:

Welcome aboard United Airlines flight 431 to Chicago.