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Six planeloads of them wound up at Logan, Mr. Freni said.
Customs closed, planeloads of people stuck on flights that already landed.
Alaskans by the planeload land daily in Hawaii, a popular destination during the darkest, coldest months here.
On a previous mission in neighboring Congo, Doty says, a planeload of supplies didn’t arrive until the second-to-last day.
Turkey and Iran have sided with Qatar, with Turkey dispatching military personnel to Doha and Iran sending planeloads of aid and food to help Qatar circumvent a trade blockade.
Busloads and planeloads of evacuees began arriving this week at Dallas-area shelters, as well as shelters set up in Austin, San Marcos, Bastrop, Smithville and Marble Falls.
Idaho has been a destination for refugee resettlement since 1975, when California governor Jerry Brown refused a planeload of Vietnamese refugees after the fall of Saigon.
And in July, 2016 Virgin America live-streamed a performance by the band Local Natives for a planeload of passengers headed to Lollapalooza in Chicago.
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: an amount or number of people or things that will fill an airplane
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