frequent flier

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frequent flyer

or frequent flier
One who travels often by air, especially on one airline.

fre′quent-fly′er, fre′quent-fli′er adj.
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fre′quent fli′er

an airline passenger registered with a program that provides bonuses based on distance traveled.
fre′quent-fli′er, adj.
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