airliner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n airliner a commercial airplane that carries passengers
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Quotations

  • Mark Russell
    Mark Russell
    “The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline baggage.”

Usage

In literature:

The flock, with shrill, derogatory remarks, flew in an airline straight away.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
Naturally the stance of the airline at the inquiry directed by the terms of reference was not included expressly in those terms.
"Judgments of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand on Proceedings to Review Aspects of the Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Mount Erebus Aircraft Disaster" by Sir Owen Woodhouse, R. B. Cooke, Ivor L. M. Richardson, Duncan Wallace McMullin, and Sir Edward Somers
A bond shipment was due the next day, and the airline officials planned to be on the watch for it.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
The Airlines Building, so thick as to look squat for all its height.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
For, given water, they were very good lands indeed, and Western Airline was prepared to sell them with a water guarantee.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
And is there anything we can do about it, or will it be like the airline incident.
"Fifty Per Cent Prophet" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Commercial airline security study.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
He's the one who barely survived another airline crash three years ago.
"The Last Straw" by William J. Smith
They were laughing at the trick they pulled on the airlines.
"Queen of the Flaming Diamond" by Leroy Yerxa
Exclusively airline traffic on Earth?
"The Black Tide" by Arthur G. Stangland
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In news:

Allegiant Airlines says it's still interested in running flights from Paine Field, even though Horizon Airlines has dropped out.
Panama's Copa Airlines has placed an estimated $1 billion firm order for 13 Boeing 737-800s, in a deal consisting of a mixture of option conversions and new sales, the airline announced today.
COPA Airlines has ordered four more of Boeing's 737-800 jetliners, the airline announced today.
United Airlines, American Airlines, and Lufthansa customers can not only store their boarding passes in Passbook , but in the future, they'll also be able to get up-to-date gate and flight changes sent to them as alerts.
DALLAS — Several US airlines are raising prices again, led by Southwest Airlines.
United Airlines has settled its dispute with Boeing over the delayed 787 jet, although the airline isn't saying how much the compensation is worth.
American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and others also have phased out their baby discounts.
The airline business is a fiercely Darwinian, survival-of-the-fittest affair these days, and Malev's demise comes just a few days after the collapse of Spanair, a Barcelona-based carrier, and Cirrus, a German regional airline.
Low-cost carriers topped the rankings of US airlines for being on-time and uniting bags with passengers, while the big guys such as American Airlines brought up the rear, according to a new study of airline quality.
Delta began a domino effect when it cut travel agency commissions for airline tickets sold in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands in March, with most major airlines falling into line within days.
ST LOUIS (AP) — More than 200 Trans World Airlines flight attendants are about to go back to work, nearly 11 years after the Sept 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that caused an airline industry slowdown and cost tens of thousands of jobs.
I'm joined now by experts on airlines and airline security.
The airline attempted to join forces with United Airlines in 2000, but the effort was denied because of antitrust concerns.
Southwest Airlines has once again been voted as the Best Airline for Leisure Travel in our Readers' Choice Awards, making it the fourth consecutive win for the Dallas-based airline.
Airlines launch drive for national airline policy.
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In science:

To do so, we can limit system control by permitted bounded control subspace and, as a result, prevent some accidents. This approach, for example, allows prevention of airplane crashes, similar to the crash of the Egyptian airliner, or th e Chernobyl accident.
Bounded Input Bounded Predefined Control Bounded Output
Fisher, the bus problem in Cuernavaca, Mexico, the headway traffic problem on highways, and the airline boarding problem of Bachmat et al.
Some open problems in random matrix theory and the theory of integrable systems
The Internet, electric power grids, and airline routes are examples of real-world networks, for which the connectivity is demanded to resist various failures of nodes and/or links connecting the nodes.
Cavity analysis on the robustness of random networks against targeted attacks: Influences of degree-degree correlations
Elegans and airline networks, both of which are modular, and is opposite to that of the Internet (inset).
Protein Interaction Networks are Fragile against Random Attacks and Robust against Malicious Attacks
Reportedly, the virtual queueing effectively created is leveraged by airlines to perform the departure swaps studied in .
Environmental benefits of enhanced surveillance technology on airport departure operations
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