Jetway

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Jet·way

 (jĕt′wā′)
A trademark for a telescoping corridor that extends from an airport terminal to an aircraft that is used for the boarding and disembarkation of passengers.
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jetway

(ˈdʒɛtweɪ)
n
(Aeronautics) a moving bridge that connects an airport gate to an aircraft
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Jet•way

(ˈdʒɛtˌweɪ)
Trademark. a movable passageway in an airport connecting the terminal building to an airplane.
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Jetbridge collapses while being removed after passengers had completed boarding.
Taking up a total built-up area of 528,000 sq m, Concourse 3 will feature 33 aircraft access points (20 of which will be jetbridge contact gates), two luxury hotels and 11,000 sq m of retail space.
Taking up a total built-up area of 528,000sqm, Concourse 3 will feature 33 aircraft access points (20 of which will be jetbridge contact gates), two luxury hotels and 11,000sqm of retail space.
The recent DOT regulation protecting delayed passengers offers hope that Flight 2816 will remain a horror story of the past and not a fear that follows travelers down every jetbridge. Government regulation in the early twentieth century protected the airline industry from its own competitive forces.
In a statement, American Airlines said that there had been an incident on the jetbridge of flight 924, scheduled to depart from Miami to Orlando.
As passengers board, they select breakfast or lunch meals from refrigerated cases near the jetbridge entrance.
Sources tell eTN that planes are currently stuck on the tarmac, with some planes which are as close as a few inches to their respective jetbridges unable to move.
United Airlines is abandoning testing of dual-end jetbridges following a malfunction in which a double-ended bridge hit and damaged the wing of a Boeing 757 at Denver International.
All Northwest customers will be able to transfer from flight to flight through fully enclosed jetbridges, eliminating the need to travel to their connecting flight by bus and protecting them from the elements during the boarding and deplaning processes.