Definition of jetliner
: a jet-propelled airliner
Recent Examples of jetliner from the Web
His job as crew chief is to review paperwork detailing what maintenance has been completed and what remains to be done on 17 jetliners that are kept overnight at the airport.
Indeed, if Arconic can steer through its P.R. issues and improve operations, the business prospects remain strong as Boeing and Airbus boost narrowbody jetliner production by one-third over the next two years.
The deals have made GE parts ubiquitous on modern jetliners.
In Arizona, American Airlines was forced to cancel 20 flights on smaller jetliners because they aren’t certified to operate at extremely hot temperatures.
Drag-reducing 'scimitar' split wingtips have been used on Boeing's medium-haul Boeing 737 MAX, but never on a jetliner the size of the A380, which has a 79.9-meter (262-foot) wingspan.
The incident with the jetliner's engines is the second of its kind in as many months.
Jetliners can already take off, cruise and land using their onboard flight computers and the number of pilots on a standard passenger plane has dropped to two from three over the years.
In 1983, half of the 46 people aboard an Air Canada DC-9 were killed after fire broke out on board, forcing the jetliner to make an emergency landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
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Definition of jetliner for English Language Learners
: a large jet airplane used for carrying passengers
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