air travel

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Noun1.Air travel - travel via aircraftair travel - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
overfly, pass over - fly over; "The plane passed over Damascus"
fly - travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
red-eye - travel on an overnight flight; "The candidate red-eyed from California to the East Coast the night before the election to give a last stump speech"
cruise - travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
stooge - cruise in slow or routine flights
stall - cause an airplane to go into a stall
stall - experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
buzz - fly low; "Planes buzzed the crowds in the square"
crab - direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
fly blind - fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments
fly contact - fly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference
solo - fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
test fly - test a plane
jet - fly a jet plane
glide - fly in or as if in a glider plane
kite - soar or fly like a kite; "The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"
sailplane, soar - fly a plane without an engine
power-dive - make a power dive; "The airplane power-dived"
nosedive - plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of aircraft
crash-dive - descend steeply and rapidly
chandelle - climb suddenly and steeply; "The airplane chandelled"
belly-land - land on the underside without the landing gear
crash land - make an emergency landing
ditch - make an emergency landing on water
land, put down, bring down - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
deplane - get off an airplane
emplane, enplane - board a plane
peel off - leave a formation
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Deregulated air travel within Europe should now extend to trans-Atlantic services, BMI airline boss Sir Michael Bishop said yesterday
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