Definition of Airline

1. Noun. A hose that carries air under pressure.

Exact synonyms: Air Hose
Generic synonyms: Hose, Hosepipe



2. Noun. A commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers.
Exact synonyms: Airline Business, Airway
Generic synonyms: Line
Terms within: Fleet
Derivative terms: Airliner

Definition of Airline

1. Noun. A company that flies airplanes to transport people and goods. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airline

1. an air transportation system [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Airline

airish
airlane
airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness
airlessnesses
airletter
airletters
airlift
airlifted
airlifting
airlifts
airlike
airline (current term)
airline business
airliner
airliners
airlines
airlinese
airling
airlings
airlock
airlocked
airlocks
airly
airmail
airmail letter
airmailed

Literary usage of Airline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"airline Proprietary Project Officer Dep., 6/12/87, at 48-49. ... The airline proprietary manager reported to CIA that Schwimmer "must be crazy" and rejected ..."

2. Aviation Accident Investigations: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce edited by John McCain (1999)
"If the foreign airline is represented by a pilot's union that is a member of the ... The Systems Group consists of the FAA, airline, airframe and engine ..."

3. Global Competitiveness of U. S. Advanced-Technology Manufacturing Industries ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"GPA and GE's Polaris unit combined will control a portfolio of nearly 1000 LCA. "The Dangers of Overreach," airline Business, June 1993, p. 7. ..."

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