airline airline  /ˈɛr ˌlaɪn/


  1. (n) a hose that carries air under pressure
  2. (n) a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers



  1. A flock of new start-ups is taking to the skies and shaking up the airline industry.
  2. The airline lost an estimated $75 million in 1974 and $165 million in the five years before that.
  3. An upstart airline crashesThe 200 passengers waiting patiently last Friday morning to board a DC-10 bound for Miami from Manchester, England, were stunned to hear over a.


  1. Airline Routes

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    on June 13, 2013     Source: Air Transport World

  2. Airline grounds Chinese-made turboprop after incidents

    Myanmar's state airline will stop flying its Chinese-made MA60 planes.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: USA Today

  3. SAS airline Q2 loss narrows to $59 million

    Scandinavian airline group SAS says its second-quarter net loss narrowed to 388 million kronor ($59 million) from 429 million kronor a year earlier as a result of cost cuts. Revenue in the February-April ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "Our industry is profoundly challenged by the dramatic increase in fuel prices and we must write a new play book for running a profitable airline," US Airways chairman and CEO, Doug Parker, said.
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Doug Parker Source: domain-B

  2. Unite national officer Bernie Hamilton said the news was "bitterly disappointing", adding: "Rolls-Royce must take a measured approach to this temporary downturn in the airline industry. In the past the company has cut too many jobs and Rolls-Royce...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Bernie Hamilton Source: Independent

  3. AMR Chairman and Chief Executive Gerard Arpey said last week that "the airline industry as it is constituted today was not built to withstand oil prices at $125 or $130 per barrel, and certainly not when record fuel expenses are coupled with a weak...
    on May 27, 2008 By: Gerard Arpey Source: Wall Street Journal

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