Definition of airline
: an air transportation system including its equipment, routes, operating personnel, and management
Recent Examples of airline from the Web
Mark Gale, FLL CEO and aviation director The Southwest concourse, built by the airline for about $200 million, is part of the greater $330 million renovation of the entire Terminal 1.
Lou Salomon, chief operating officer for airline consultant AvAirPros, and Charles Renner, a Husch Blackwell attorney hired by the city earlier this year to vet the Burns & McDonnell proposal, are nonvoting members of the committee.
Cruz and the airline were keen to distance themselves from any notion that penny pinching led to the meltdown, saying instead that the outage was caused by damage at U.K. data centers, where work wasn’t outsourced.
U.S. airlines expect to carry 234 million passengers from June 1 through Aug. 31, up from the summer record of 225 million a year ago, according to the trade group Airlines for America.
And travelers can find deals, especially on routes flown by discount airlines such as Spirit.
BA passengers were hit with severe delays in July and September 2016 because of problems with the airline's online check-in systems.
These new incentives also partly explain why airlines are packing seats more densely and squeezing more passengers into the back of the plane.
The airline may just tell passengers the plane is experiencing mechanical issues in order to prevent unnecessary panic.
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First Known Use of airline
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Definition of airline for English Language Learners
: a company that owns and operates many airplanes which are used for carrying passengers and goods to different places
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Definition of airline for Students
: a company that owns and operates many airplanes which are used for carrying passengers and cargo to different places
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