SID/STAR what does it mean?

Okay, so these days SID/STAR is getting mentioned a lot and idk what it means.
Please help.

SID: Standard Instrument Departure
STAR: Standard Terminal Arrival Route

Basically, when flying IFR to an destination, you must follow these.

Today, almost all Airlines fly with SID’s and STAR’s

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Ok, thanks!

Actually, STAR means Standard Terminal Arrival. 😉 (No route at the end, just Standard Terminal Arrival.)

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They’re basically standard terminal arrivals/departures. They’re charts that you need to follow. For example here is a SID:

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Was that from your SFO-TIJ flight?

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Put the wrong picture, but yes. These both were for the same flight.

okay, thanks for the help!

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Yeah, so whenever you hear pilots say something like “inbound on KONAN” they’d follow that arrival path unless instructed otherwise

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