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red-eye

n
informal
a. an aeroplane flight leaving late at night or arriving early in the morning
b. (as modifier): a red-eye flight.

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n.
1. Informal. a commercial airline flight between two distant points that departs late at night and arrives early in the morning.
2. Slang. cheap whiskey.
adj.
3. Informal. of or indicating a long-distance late night flight: the red-eye special from New York to Rome.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
fly - travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
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The hotel offers a special "Wake Up At The Gate" package to people taking red-eye flights, offering them an overnight stay and a pick-up service transporting them to their gate in time for their departure.
Japan Airlines has red-eye flights to Japan, leaving Manila at 11pm and arriving at Haneda Airport - the gateway to many domestic Japanese destinations - in Tokyo at 4am.
Red-eye flights are typically cheaper and less crowded.
Summary: New Delhi [India] Oct 27 (ANI): Air India is set to operate late night or red-eye flights with a daily operation on popular sectors like Delhi-Goa-Delhi, Delhi-Coimbatore-Delhi, and Bangalore-Ahmedabad-Bangalore routes, starting November 30.Ee
The perpetrators of these assaults tended to act during overnight, red-eye flights or any flights where the cabin lights would be dimmed for customer comfort.
You also may sacrifice some convenience to save money by booking red-eye flights or longer ones.
Skip red-eye flights when kids are typically overtired and irritable.
While red-eye flights or buses usually do not offer the best night's sleep, you still can get enough shut-eye to go strong the next day.
The early Tartan Army contingent started arriving on Sunday morning following red-eye flights to WARSAW, having witnessed the win over Georgia at Ibrox.
Californians on red-eye flights met up with Minnesotans who had spent twenty-five hours in buses and vans.
"They're the ones who are making a difference on price." Most of the seasonal carriers depart from Fairbanks as red-eye flights. That's not a problem for the airport, Spears said.