air marshal


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air marshal

n.
A security officer who travels undercover on a commercial airliner to prevent hijacking or terrorist activity.

air marshal

n
1. (Military) a senior Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a vice admiral in the Royal Navy
2. (Military) a Royal Australian Air Force officer of the highest rank
3. (Military) a Royal New Zealand Air Force officer of the highest rank when chief of defence forces
4. a person employed to travel as an armed guard on commercial flights to protect against hijacking
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Noun1.air marshal - a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flightair marshal - a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
marshal, marshall - a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
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Air Marshal Arshad Malik said that due recovery of two aircraft our capacity will enhanced and we are introducing new direct flight on Sialkot-London route and also more flights for Umrah.
"Air Marshal Bhadauria will take over as the Vice Chief on May 1 and would be looking after all the air operations being carried out by the force," an IAF official said.
Air Marshal Gray, 56 - who joined the RAF in August 1985 - was earlier deployed with the Joint Helicopter Force in both Gulf wars.
We don't need new aircraft or fancy logos and we don't need an air marshal, for everyone is not Nur Khan.
The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Aviation Minister Mohammad Soomro, Air Chief Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, PIA Chairman Air Marshal Asad Mehmood Malik and others.
'We will strictly go according to route rationalisation policy and new viable routes will be introduced,' Air Marshal Arshad Malik said.
Air Marshal Malik said he would personally visit each and every department to discuss the issues with employees.
According to reports, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer was commissioned in GD(P) branch of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in November, 1984.
Air Marshal Syed Noman Ali, was commissioned in GD (P) branch of Pakistan Air Force in April, 1986.
14 -- Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi - New Air Force CommanderSri LankaPresident Maithripala Sirisena appointed Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi as the new Air Force Commander and has promoted him to the rank of Air Marshal, Defence Ministry said.
My colleague and friend Tony Gilotti had been my partner for the scenario, and I knew him to be a capable individual but, to me, he was just another member of the air marshal force.