by air


: by flying in airplanes
travel by air

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The organization predicts that more travelers will fly to their destinations this year, with close to 3.4 million traveling by air. Nathan Diller, The Enquirer, 16 May 2023 More than 150 state and local police personnel scoured the remote and hilly terrain by foot and by air and water, the release said, noting that several roads are still impassable due to deep snow. Sara Smart, CNN, 10 May 2023 The state posted a request for proposals for its migrant transportation program on March 31, seeking contractors that could provide an array of services to relocate migrants by air or ground. Jon Kamp,, 10 May 2023 Behind the scenes, 1,400 tons of stuff travels by air, sea and land from track to track, and continent to continent, for 23 races in 20 countries, a perpetual cycle of packing, unpacking and repacking that this year will cover more than 93,000 miles. Patricia Mazzei, New York Times, 5 May 2023 In February, the White House opposed a bill that would have terminated the vaccination requirement for foreign nationals arriving by air, saying the policy had helped control the spread of coronavirus. USA TODAY, 1 May 2023 Their evacuation will be by air in military transport aircrafts belonging to their armed forces, the army said. Shannon K. Crawford, ABC News, 24 Apr. 2023 Experts say dust, pollen, pet dander and odors are often targeted by air purifiers, but the best air purifiers also work to reduce volatile nitrogen dioxide released into kitchens over time. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, 16 Jan. 2023 The search continued by air and land for many days and included multiple search dogs brought in from Fairbanks. Sarah Portney, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2022 See More

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“By air.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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