What does flag carrier mean?

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flag car·ri·er

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  1. flag carrier(Noun)

    A person carrying a standard or flag, usually at sporting events and parades, previously on the battlefield.

  2. flag carrier(Noun)

    A transportation company, such as a shipping or airline company, that is registered in a given state

  3. flag carrier(Noun)

    A strong supporter of a cause, or perhaps the strongest and most visible supporter of said cause.

  4. flag carrier(Noun)

    A national airline (typically having the flag, or other national insignia, on the tail)

  5. flag carrier(Noun)

    An aircraft carrier serving as a flagship


  1. Flag carrier

    A flag carrier is a transportation company, such as an airline or shipping company, that, being locally registered in a given state, enjoys preferential rights or privileges, accorded by the government, for international operations. It may be a state-run, state-owned or private but state-designated company or organization. Flag carriers may be known as such due to maritime law requiring all aircraft or ships to display the state flag of the country of their registry. A flag carrier may also be known as a national airline or a national carrier, although this can have different legal meanings in some countries.

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How to say flag carrier in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flag carrier in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flag carrier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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