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air corridor

n
(Aeronautics) an air route along which aircraft are allowed to fly
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cor•ri•dor

(ˈkɔr ɪ dər, -ˌdɔr, ˈkɒr-)

n.
1. a passageway giving access to rooms, apartments, ship cabins, railway compartments, etc.; hallway.
2. a narrow passageway of land, as between an inland country and an outlet to the sea.
3. a densely populated region with major overland and air transportation routes: the Northeast corridor.
4. a restricted path along which an aircraft must travel to avoid hostile action, other air traffic, etc.
[1585–95; < Middle French < Upper Italian corridore=corr(ere) to run (< Latin currere]
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air corridor

A restricted air route of travel specified for use by friendly aircraft and established for the purpose of preventing friendly aircraft from being fired on by friendly forces.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations

air corridor

ncorridoio aereo
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RAWALPINDI -- To bypass Pakistan, landlocked Afghanistan has adopted new air corridors not only with India but also with Turkey, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia.
While certain air corridors were reopened to domestic traffic since February's escalation in tensions, the country's airspace has, for the most part, been off-limits to international operators.
He noted "this dangerous and escalatory attack was irresponsible and occurred in the vicinity of established air corridors between Dubai, UAE, and Oman, possibly endangering innocent civilians." Furthermore, the White House announced that National Security Advisor John Bolton will travel to Israel next week to meet with Israeli and Russian officials to discuss "regional security." (pick up previous) si.ibi
Due to the geographical location of the governorate, the idea of giving on arrival visas to all nationalities on sea and air corridors should be looked into.
The project enabled them to fly through short air corridors to reach their destinations in the shortest and less expensive way.
Now, under Indian pressure, Afghanistan has adopted expensive air corridors for export of its dry and perishable fresh fruit to Turkey, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and China.
Those, among the main factors behind the hike in the exports, were establishment of air corridors, implementation of National Exports Strategy, holding trade shows in and abroad the country, and building transit routes with China, Kazakhstan, India and Uzbekistan, according to the report.
In August 2017, the ICAO approved a working paper of the four Arab states cutting ties with Qatar, allowing Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies.
With 18 air corridors immediately reduced to just two corridors, elaborate measures were necessary to assure safe operations into and out of Qatar.
In the past three months, Qatar has stepped up its deliberate interceptions of both UAE and Bahraini civilian aircraft, and all the incidents have occurred within prescribed air corridors, in airspace controlled by civilian controllers, and involved regularly scheduled flights.
"The airspace (of Cyprus) was not used and neither its FIR (flight information region) or its air corridors have been affected by this operation," he said.
were misleading as they were actually partial reimbursements for part of the cost of ground facilities and use of air corridors by the Washington for its operations in Afghanistan, rather than financial aid or assistance.