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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.


(Aeronautics) a moving bridge that connects an airport gate to an aircraft


Trademark. a movable passageway in an airport connecting the terminal building to an airplane.
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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.