air mile


Definition of air mile

: a mile in air travel

Examples of air mile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brazil are also just in friendly action over the coming week, but Arthur has far more air miles to clock up., "When & Where to Watch Barcelona's Players During the October International Break," 9 Oct. 2019 Most of them were relief that after four weeks, thousands of air miles, countless interviews and too many rejections that the Razorbacks had their man. Wally Hall, Arkansas Online, "WALLY HALL: Razorbacks hire man who wanted challenge," 10 Dec. 2019 Her trip contrasted with the many air miles flown by most of the U.N. meeting’s 25,000 attendees. Time, "Greta Thunberg Says 3-Week Voyage Across the Atlantic 'Energized' Her Climate Change Fight," 3 Dec. 2019 Check out our list of air miles credit card offers., cleveland, "Holiday travel: How to get checked bags for free when you fly," 26 Nov. 2019 Two membership rewards points convert to one air mile in nine airline loyalty programmes, such as Emirates, British Airways, and Singapore Airlines. Ajay Awtaney, Quartz India, "A complete guide to frequent flyer miles and credit card points in India," 14 Aug. 2019 The Project Corazon Travel Fund has more than 45 million air miles that immigration lawyers can use to fly to the U.S.-Mexico border. Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: What a Bay Area baby rave tells us about the pressures of millennial parenting," 17 Oct. 2019 Hamilton has amassed plenty of air miles during his successful career and will have raced in 21 cities around the world by the end of this season. Ben Church, CNN, "F1 champion Lewis Hamilton says he feels like 'giving up on everything'," 16 Oct. 2019 Numerous analyses show that the energy used by the global Internet already rivals that used by the commercial airline industry — and demand for data is growing far faster than demand for air miles. Mark P. Mills, National Review, "Will ‘Video-Shaming’ Follow Our Summer of ‘Flight-Shaming’?," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of air mile

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air mile was in 1907

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23 Jan 2020

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“Air mile.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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