air carrier

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of air carrier was in 1915

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“Air carrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20carrier. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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