flight pay

noun

Definition of flight pay

: an additional allowance paid to military personnel who take part in regular authorized aircraft flights

Examples of flight pay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another passenger on the flight paid for by Tangen was his long-time friend, Attorney General Fredrik Sejersted. Mikael Holter, Bloomberg.com, "Norway’s $1 Trillion Fund Dragged Into Scandal Over Its CEO," 10 May 2020 The airline also has a good number of seats available for flights paid with miles to destinations like Australia and Europe, especially in early 2021. Mike Arnot, New York Times, "You’re Not Flying, but You Can Still Think About Frequent Flier Miles," 14 Apr. 2020 Passengers on domestic flights pay 26 pounds in tax for a return trip - or more for longer flights or those in premium cabins. Washington Post, "UK considers tax relief for troubled regional airline Flybe," 14 Jan. 2020 Less than 10% of passengers on most flights pay for Wi-Fi, according to Valour. Alison Sider, WSJ, "Why Wi-Fi Isn’t Free on Airlines," 25 July 2018

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First Known Use of flight pay

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Flight pay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20pay. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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