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I noticed this question was tagged (IATA code for Ryanair), and assumed that was an agreed-upon practice (like tagging airport-specific questions with IATA 3-letter airport codes). I went ahead and tagged this one with only to notice afterwards that it had already been tagged , which got me wondering what kind of tags should we use...

Arguably it would be more readable to use tags like and instead of and , but I guess the codes would work fine too. What do you think?

  • Of course, having something like "IATA airline code for Ryanair" in the tag wiki excerpt (which shows up when hovering over the tag) is mandatory if we go with the IATA codes. – Jonik Sep 22 '11 at 6:23
  • Duplicate of Should we consider having tags for individual airlines? - having both will only split up the discussion and make it harder to follow. – hippietrail Sep 22 '11 at 8:33
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Please review previous discussion on this theme:

Should we consider having tags for individual airlines?

is not valid and needs to be edited, as all short tags for airlines.

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The problem with this short tags is that they are very ambiguous. fr could be as well be the top level domain for France.

So I would propose to use the full name.

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