overflight overflight  /ˈoʊ vərf ˌlaɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a flight by an aircraft over a particular area (especially over an area in foreign territory)

Usage(s):

  1. Putin reverses Russia's initial position on overflight rights and the use of bases.
  2. He dispatched some on secret missions to round up cash from rich countries without armies, others to nail down overflight rights from nations that preferred to sit on the fence.
  3. But it was also a timely recognition of the need for thorough overflight, not without its hazards, that produced the decisive photographs.

News

  • Collaboration Eases Southern Border Overflight-Exemption Process

    NBAA Lauds Key Individuals For Their Work To Produce Welcome Program Revisions The NBAA on Thursday welcomed recent changes to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s “Southern Border Overflight-Exemption” process, which will directly benefit business aviation operators who frequently fly into the United States from across the country’s Southern border, while preserving key security and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Aero-News Network

Quotes

  1. "They (Israel) requested an overflight permission to Poland in the first days after the May 31 raid on the aid ships," Erdogan told reporters on his return from the G20 summit in Canada. "They were denied permission."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "We're just trying to go back now and look at what message was intended by this overflight," Cartwright told the Senate Budget Committee. "What are the implications of that activity and how do we best address that?"
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Gen James E Cartwright Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Bolton, who has talked recently to a number of Arab leaders, added: "None of them would say anything about it publicly, but they would certainly acquiesce in an overflight if the Israelis didn't trumpet it as a big success."
    on Jul 5, 2009 By: John Bolton Source: Jerusalem Post

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