airfare

noun
air·​fare | \ ˈer-ˌfer How to pronounce airfare (audio) \

Definition of airfare

: fare for travel by airplane

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To pave the way for the newcomers, Mr. Borja worked with Norcold and community leaders to provide recruits with airfare to Ohio, temporary housing and clothing. Erin Ailworth And, WSJ, "In Need of Workers, the Midwest Recruits From Puerto Rico," 14 Feb. 2019 The records turned over by Corey show that Gillum paid for airfare to Costa Rica with his credit card. Gary Fineout, The Seattle Times, "New documents contradict Florida Democratic nominee Gillum," 23 Oct. 2018 Brenda, a Salvadoran migrant who was separated from her 7-year-old son Kevin at the border on May 27, was charged $576.20 to cover the boy’s airfare from Miami to Virginia. Miriam Jordan, New York Times, "Sponsors of Migrant Children Face Steep Transport Fees and Red Tape," 1 July 2018 All trips are all-inclusive, with airfare to the ports, the cruise itself, meals, drinks, tours and hotel stays included in the price. Chabeli Herrera, chicagotribune.com, "Retirees, this new cruise line is for you. There are no kids, and booze is included.," 11 June 2018 All trips are all-inclusive, with airfare to the ports, the cruise itself, meals, drinks, tours and hotel stays included in the price. Chabeli Herrera, miamiherald, "Retirees, this new cruise line is for you. There are no kids, and booze is included. | Miami Herald," 23 May 2018 Now let’s find some cheap airfares to the Emerald Isle. Rick Seaney, USA TODAY, "Airfare shopper’s guide: Flight deals to Ireland," 8 May 2018 Card-members rewards, the company’s largest single expense that includes such things as points redeemed for hotels and airfare, reached $2.52 billion in the fourth quarter and $9.7 billion for the year, an 11% and 12% increase respectively. Maria Armental, WSJ, "American Express More Than Doubles Annual Profit," 17 Jan. 2019 Check back each day from now through December 24 to find some of the best airfares, hotel and cruise discounts, and more in our annual 12 Days of Deals. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "12 Days of Deals: Flights to Lisbon from $539 Round-Trip," 14 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of airfare

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of airfare was in 1917

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airfare

noun

English Language Learners Definition of airfare

: the money a person pays to travel on an airplane

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