flight pay

noun

Definition of flight pay 

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

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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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