by air

idiom

: by flying in airplanes
travel by air

Examples of by air in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Firefighters responded by air, land and sea to a report of a person at the bottom of the cliffs near Point Fermin at 12:38 p.m. Saturday, according to an LAFD release. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 11 May 2024 The Ukrainian statement did not say whether any of the missiles had been shot down by air defences. Fox News, 7 May 2024 Another way to calculate heat index is by air temperature and dew point temperature. Brayden Garcia, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 7 May 2024 Access to the falls, which occur in three waves, is only by air or a wilderness hike in the mountains. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 4 May 2024 Through collaborations with Narok's County and National Government, Mara Elephant Project, and community members, 36 people have been rescued by air and 25 through an aqua rescue team, Kenya Red Cross said. Emma Ogao, ABC News, 2 May 2024 Scattering from the air Florida doesn’t prohibit the scattering of ashes by air, but the Federal Aviation Administration has guidelines prohibiting the dropping of anything from a plane that could injure people below. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 26 Apr. 2024 The Air Carrier Access Act requires airlines to provide assistance to people with disabilities when traveling by air, including with loading and stowing of assistive devices. The Arizona Republic, 26 Apr. 2024 The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is suffering what appears to be its most severe bleaching event; about a third of the reefs surveyed by air showed prevalence of very high or extreme bleaching, and at least three quarters showed some bleaching. Catrin Einhorn, New York Times, 15 Apr. 2024

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“By air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20air. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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