Reserve air


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(Physiol.) Same as Supplemental air, under Supplemental.

See also: Reserve city

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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ports for moving their products, with some companies even looking to reserve air freight capacity in the run-up to the October deadline.
The first of these is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF), managed by the USAF (specifically, Air Mobility Command [AMC]), and the second is the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), managed by the US Navy (specifically, Military Sealift Command).
We are also United Airlines' sole Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) long-term freight forwarding partner.
Omni Air is a leading provider of passenger airlift services to the US Department of Defense (DoD) via the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program, and a worldwide provider of full-service passenger charter and ACMI services.
Omni Air is a provider of passenger airlift services to the US Department of Defense via the Civil Reserve Air Fleet programme, and a worldwide provider of full-service passenger charter and ACMI services.
"I take on more, and I study in my free time," said Mills, a Reserve air support control officer with Marine Air Support Squadron 6, MACG-48.
(19) Additionally, some 20 air carriers contribute around 450 airliners to the Civil Reserve Air Fleet.
The DOT supports the DOD during times of war and contingencies through three primary means: the Maritime Security Program (MSP), the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF), and the Strategic Rail Corridor Network (STRACNET).
There would be two elements: the Special Reserve Air Force and the Auxiliary (or Territorial) Air Force.
In addition to the post 9/11 bailout and loan guarantee bills, the US government continues to fund infrastructure and operational services and to provide subsidies to US airlines for: "Essential Air Services" (subsidies underwriting costs for airlines to keep smaller markets on their routes); the "Reserve Air Fleet" (subsidies for agreeing to make their planes available, if needed, to the government); and an indirect subsidy in the form of the requirement that government employees must "fly American".
Federal data show more than $4 billion in contracts went to firms in 2012 and 2013 for the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, a Transcom partnership with private airlines that supplements Pentagon airlifts during wars or natural disasters.