air carrier


Definition of air carrier

1 : an organization transporting passengers and cargo by aircraft : airline
2 : an aircraft certificated by a designated governmental agency to carry persons or cargo for hire

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First Known Use of air carrier

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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