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air service

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noun
  1. the services performed by an airline, as flights between various destinations to transport passengers, freight, and mail.
  2. (initial capital letters) (formerly) the air arm of the U.S. military forces.

Origin of air service

First recorded in 1920–25
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Historical Examples

  • Picture the start of such a craft, in the days when there is, say, an air-service between London and St. Petersburg.

    The Aeroplane

    Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper

  • This vessel is still doing valuable duty, being attached to the British air-service in France.