flight pay


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

Example Sentences

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, 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, 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, 14 Jan. 2020 Less than 10% of passengers on most flights pay for Wi-Fi, according to Valour. Alison Sider, WSJ, 25 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flight pay was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Flight pay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20pay. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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