jetliner jetliner  /ˈdʒɛt ˌlaɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large jet plane that carries passengers

Usage(s):

  1. Despite a skillful pilot, 23 die in a jetliner blaze The Air Canada DC-9 was approximately 25 miles northwest of Cincinnati when controllers at the Federal Aviation.
  2. On March 2, 1969, the world's first supersonic jetliner took to the skies.
  3. Creger watched in horror as the blue-and-green jetliner suddenly appeared out of the gray mist.

News

  1. Airbus sets A350 maiden flight for Friday: source

    PARIS (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus has set Friday June 14 as the date for the maiden flight of its A350 passenger jet, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday. Europe's first carbon-composite jetliner, developed at an estimated cost of $15 billion, is designed to compete with U.S. rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and targets a market valued at several hundred billion dollars in ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. 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

  3. A conversation with Cindy Hoover

    Cindy Hoover heads up Spirit AeroSystems’ 737 MAX program – a program that incorporates significant changes into Boeing’s popular single-aisle commercial jetliner.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Wichita Eagle

Quotes

  1. "It was only a few years ago that the Philadelphia International Airport completed the construction of the jetliner runway that I am now being told is also obsolete," Weldon said. "I am concerned for any resident of Pennsylvania whose quality...
    on Mar 21, 2005 By: Curt Weldon Source: The Delaware County Times

  2. Columnist Leonard Pitts wrote, "On Christmas Day, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a student from Nigeria, allegedly tried to blow up a jetliner bound for Detroit" ("The struggle for security; Questions, sure, but not these," Commentary, Jan. 6).
    on Jan 16, 2010 By: Leonard Pitts Source: Chicago Tribune

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