airliner airliner  /ˈɛr ˌlaɪ nər/


  • (n) a commercial airplane that carries passengers


  1. All the Aeromexico airliner's 64 occupants perished.
  2. It concluded that there was no evidence of the airliner being on an intelligence mission.
  3. He passed in front of the airliner.


  1. Boeing executive sees room for higher plane production

    PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing sees room for an increase in long-term production rates for the most popular category of airliner, a senior executive said on Tuesday as the U.S. planemaker revised up its forecast for jetliner demand over the next 20 years. Randy Tinseth, vice president for marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, became the latest industry executive to look beyond the financial crisis ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Top Three Global Commercial Airliner and Regional Aircraft Companies: 2013

    DUBLIN, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the "Top Three Global Commercial Airliner ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. All Eyes on Airbus as It Prepares for First Flight of Composite Airliner

    Now that the Airbus A350-XWB has moved under its own power, albeit at a walking pace, there is mounting anticipation to see the composite airliner make its inaugural flight.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wired News

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  1. The former vice president to George W. Bush added: "He seems to think if he has a low-key response to an attempt to blow up an airliner and kill hundreds of people, we won't be at war."
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: U.S. News & World Report

  2. "But I'll tell you, if we let somebody out and it turns out that they come and fly an airliner into one of our skyscrapers, we're going to be asking, how come we didn't stop them? We had them detained," Huckabee said.
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Washington Post

  3. "The CRJ900 NextGen aircraft is an outstanding airliner with first-class reliability, excellent fuel-efficiency and a reduced environmental footprint," said Nico Buchholz, Senior Vice President Corporate Fleet, Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Nico Source: Trading Markets (press release)

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