narrow-bodied narrow-bodied

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a relatively narrow body

Usage(s):

  1. All bear a striking resemblancelong "supercritical" wings and huge bypass enginesbut the 757 is a narrow-bodied aircraft, designed to replace the DC-9 and 727 on short and .
  2. A Delta director since 1987, Grinstein introduced more narrow-bodied aircraft for the airline's short-haul markets, doubled its international business to 36% of revenue and .

Quotes

  1. "We are going to go into the narrow-bodied (plane) market next year. We are going to invite Embraer into that competition," UAL Chief Executive Glenn Tilton said in an interview.
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Glenn Tilton Source: Reuters

  2. "After comprehensive review of our domestic network, we may not want as many narrow-bodied aircraft as we had initially estimated," said company chairman Vijay Mallya.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Vijay Mallya Source: Economic Times

  3. Brendan Sobie, Deputy Asia Editor for Flight International, said: "They may wish to consolidate their narrow-bodied aircraft maintenance business at Seletar. Right now, ST Aerospace have facilities at Paya Lebar and Changi and they wish to continue...
    on May 10, 2006 By: St Brendan Source: Channel News Asia

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