Definition of jetliner
: a jet-propelled airliner
Recent Examples of jetliner from the Web
The deals have made GE parts ubiquitous on modern jetliners.
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.
Deliveries for the 777X — a new version of Boeing’s existing 777 aircraft that will be the industry’s largest-ever twin-engine jetliner — are due to start in 2020.
Deliveries for the 777X -- a new version of Boeing’s existing 777 aircraft that will be the industry’s largest-ever twin-engine jetliner -- are due to start in 2020.
Boeing Co. has sealed a deal for Italy’s export credit agency to provide an initial $1.25 billion a year in guarantees for jetliner sales, partly to fill the void left by the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
U.S. officials have said that initial ban was not based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about extremists targeting jetliners.
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Definition of jetliner for English Language Learners
: a large jet airplane used for carrying passengers
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