flier flier  /f ˈlaɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who travels by air
  2. (n) someone who operates an aircraft
  3. (n) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

Usage(s):

  1. Sample Consumerist Post: Reader Mike has lots of frequent flier miles that he'd like to cash in with Continental Airlines.
  2. The Prime Minister's Office denies the charges and says that Olmert paid for his private trips with frequent flier miles.
  3. Named to be active squadron leader was hard-boiled Ettore Muti, Secretary General of the Fascist Party, a flier of proved ability with a reputation for courage.

News

  1. United puts spending minimum on frequent flier status

    Starting next year, United Airlines frequent fliers will have to spend minimum amounts to achieve elite flier status, in addition to flying a certain number of miles or segments, the Chicago-based airline said Tuesday.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. United Airlines adds $2,500 spending requirement for frequent flier elite status

    CHICAGO — United Airlines is making it a little harder to get a higher frequent-flier status. That status used to require flying 25,000 miles per year. Now, United is adding a requirement for at least $2,500 in spending, too, to qualify for status in its MileagePlus program.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. JetBlue Frequent Flier Points Will Never Expire

    JetBlue Airways announced that frequent flier points earned in its TrueBlue program will not expire, making it the second U.S. airline (Delta's the other) with the policy. Other carriers delete miles after 18 to 24 months of inactivity.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNBC

Quotes

  1. "Customers in those cities will have convenient service to a broader range of destinations on one airline, in one frequent flier program," Parker said in the letter, which was released to the media Monday.
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Doug Parker Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm in a really good place on the show right now," says Grunberg during a break from shooting. "I know Matt will soon be getting some frequent-flier miles. Hopefully, he'll now be able to control people with his mind. And I'd like him to get...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Greg Grunberg Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Talking about India's batting which has helped the visitors dominate the previous two games, Taylor said: "They got off to a flier here in the T20 and their batters will be licking their lips. But our batters would be expecting to do the same as...
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Ross Taylor Source: NDTV.com

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