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air route

noun
1.
a designated route for aircraft flying between particular ground locations at specified minimum altitudes.
Origin of air route
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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  • Even house pets were granted the privilege of traveling by the air route.

    High Adventure James Norman Hall
  • By the air route he had determined to leave, if by any hook or crook Schneider and himself could get hold of an aroplane.

  • Persons are riding by the air route in constantly increasing numbers, here and abroad.

    Zeppelin Harry Vissering
  • The next trans-Atlantic flight was made about a month after the NC-4 had blazed the air route across the ocean.

    The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith

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