air service


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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.