What does airline mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airline, air hose(noun)

    a hose that carries air under pressure

  2. airline, airline business, airway(noun)

    a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers


  1. airline(Noun)

    A company that flies airplanes to transport people and goods.


  1. Airline

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. airline

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'airline' in Nouns Frequency: #1851

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  1. airline


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of airline in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of airline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of airline in a Sentence

  1. Ilya Gutlin:

    It is frustrating for passengers and airlines when bags go missing but the days of not knowing where your bag is will soon to be a thing of the past, we are on the brink of a new era in airline baggage management because the world’s airlines are committing to track baggage throughout its journey.

  2. Devin Liddell:

    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.

  3. Hayley Gorenberg:

    The fact that the U.S. government accepts and has no issues with foreign passports [that have alternate gender categories] shows that it can function fine, these IDs more accurately reflect the individual and are consistent with international airline standards.

  4. Mary Schiavo:

    The airline has the right to substitute equipment, if you could book a 737 500, and you find out it's a 737 MAX, technically they don't have to honor your request. ... So you don't have a right to specify you are not going to go on a 737 MAX.

  5. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    What this incident has highlighted is the concerning situation where unaccompanied teenagers like these - who are not a known risk - can board a flight to Turkey without necessarily being asked questions by the airline.

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