air express


Definition of air express

: package-transport service using airlines but distinct from airfreight because of special scheduling, handling, billing, pickup, and delivery also : the packages so shipped

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First Known Use of air express

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for air express

from Air Express, a service mark

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“Air express.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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