- the services performed by an airline, as flights between various destinations to transport passengers, freight, and mail.
- (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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Examples from the Web for air service
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.Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War
Frederick A. Talbot