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a·vi·a·tor

 (ā′vē-ā′tər, ăv′ē-)
n.
One who operates an aircraft; a pilot.

[French aviateur, from aviation, aviation; see aviation.]

aviator

(ˈeɪvɪˌeɪtə)
n
(Aeronautics) old-fashioned the pilot of an aeroplane or airship; flyer
ˈaviˌatrix, ˈaviˌatress, ˈaviˌatrice fem n

a•vi•a•tor

(ˈeɪ viˌeɪ tər, ˈæv i-)

n.
a pilot of an airplane or other heavier-than-air aircraft.
[1885–90; < French aviateur (1863); see aviation, -eur]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aviator - someone who operates an aircraftaviator - someone who operates an aircraft  
airwoman, aviatress, aviatrix - a woman aviator
airplane pilot, pilot - someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills

aviator

noun pilot, flyer, airman, airwoman, aeronaut He was a pioneer aviator - the first to fly across the Channel.
Translations

aviator

[ˈeɪvɪeɪtəʳ] Naviador(a) m/f

aviator

[ˈeɪvieɪtər] naviateur/trice m/f

aviator

nFlieger(in) m(f)

aviator

[ˈeɪvɪeɪtəʳ] naviatore m
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Aviator has a deal in place with 14 airlines, including Air India, American and Monarch, to handle bags from their planes using Birmingham Airport but the company is planning to close its operations there from November 30.
Aviator had not responded to a request for comment at the time of publication.
An airport spokesperson said: "We are working with Aviator and the airlines to minimise any impact or disruption at Newcastle Airport, and are confident that service to customers will continue uninterrupted."