Air carrier



a commercial carrier utilizing aircraft as its means of transport; an airline, as for passengers or freight.
an aircraft meeting specified requirements, for use by an airline.
Contemporary Examples

But what starts out as an angry letter to an air carrier becomes a meditation on his layover in life.
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