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airline, air hosenoun
a hose that carries air under pressure
airline, airline business, airwaynoun
a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
A company that flies airplanes to transport people and goods.
An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and/or freight. Airlines use aircraft to supply these services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for codeshare agreements, in which they both offer and operate the same flight. Generally, airline companies are recognized with an air operating certificate or license issued by a governmental aviation body. Airlines may be scheduled or charter operators. The first airline was the German airship company DELAG, founded on November 16, 1909. The four oldest non-airship airlines that still exist are the Netherlands' KLM (1919), Colombia's Avianca (1919), Australia's Qantas (1920) and the Czech Republic's Czech Airlines (1923).Airline ownership has seen a shift from mostly personal ownership until the 1930s to government-ownership of major airlines from the 1940s to 1980s and back to large-scale privatization following the mid-1980s. Since the 1980s, there has also been a trend of major airline mergers and the formation of airline alliances. The largest alliances are Star Alliance, SkyTeam and Oneworld, and these three collectively account for more than 60% of global commercial air traffic in 2015. Airline alliances coordinate their passenger service programs (such as lounges and frequent-flyer programs), offer special interline tickets and often engage in extensive codesharing (sometimes systemwide). As of 2019, the largest airline by passengers carried and fleet size was the American Airlines Group, while Delta Air Lines was the largest by revenue. Lufthansa Group was the largest by number of employees, FedEx Express by freight ton-kilometers, Turkish Airlines by number of countries served and UPS Airlines by number of destinations served (though United Airlines was the largest passenger airline by number of destinations served).
An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight. Airlines lease or own their aircraft with which to supply these services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for mutual benefit. Generally, airline companies are recognized with an air operating certificate or license issued by a governmental aviation body. Airlines vary from those with a single aircraft carrying mail or cargo, through full-service international airlines operating hundreds of aircraft. Airline services can be categorized as being intercontinental, intra-continental, domestic, regional, or international, and may be operated as scheduled services or charters.
A type of business that provides just affordable air travel and aircraft ensuring the air travel is accessible and affordable and the service is simple and efficient.
Low-cost airlines provide a simple, affordable and efficient service to their air passengers and therefore many times receive loyal business and customers.
Submitted by MaryC on September 26, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'airline' in Nouns Frequency: #1851
The numerical value of airline in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of airline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of airline in a Sentence
What we wanted to do with Poppi is envision those disruptions now so that airlines operating today can start implementing them, the airline business model and how airlines operate both present a lot of opportunities for reinvention.
I thought, no, there's a language barrier she didn't understand,( because) he didn't buy airline tickets, my husband saw I was crying and said,' Are those happy tears ?' and I said' YES !'.
We're disappointed that our plans for a new short-haul subsidiary at Gatwick have not received [ the British Airline Pilots' Association ] support, after many years of losing money on European flights from the airport, we were clear that coming out of the pandemic, we needed a plan to make Gatwick profitable and competitive.
When you look at history since '78, how many airlines started, how many didn't make it, it's not a business for the faint of heart, but we believe there are opportunities that will present themselves for us once we show we are a good airline operator.
In addition, 70 percent of airline workers were working in shifts and most of them had irregular work hours, this makes the population vulnerable to the potential risks of shift work and also very suitable for studying (the) risks.
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- خطوط جوية, شركة طيرانArabic
- aerolinka, aerolinie, letecká společnostCzech
- شرکت هواپیماییPersian
- compagnie aérienneFrench
- חברת תעופהHebrew
- एयरलाइन, हवाई कम्पनीHindi
- linea aerea, compagnia aerea, aviolinea, aerolineaItalian
- 航空会社, エアラインJapanese
- 航空會社, 항공사, 航空社, 항공 회사Korean
- авиокомпанија, авиолинијаMacedonian
- агаарын замMongolian
- syarikat penerbanganMalay
- linie lotniczePolish
- linha aéreaPortuguese
- companie aerianăRomanian
- авиакомпания, авиапредприятие, авиалинииRussian
- авиокомпанија, aviokompanijaSerbo-Croatian
- kampuni ya ndegeSwahili
- hava yoluTurkish
- авіалінії, авіакомпаніяUkrainian
- công ty hàng khôngVietnamese
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