air taxi


noun

a small aircraft for passengers, cargo, and mail operated, either on a scheduled or nonscheduled basis, along short routes not serviced by large airlines.

Nearby words

  1. air station,
  2. air strike,
  3. air switch,
  4. air syringe,
  5. air system,
  6. air terminal,
  7. air time,
  8. air traffic,
  9. air traffic control,
  10. air traffic controller

Origin of air taxi

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

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Examples from the Web for air taxi

  • An air-taxi, emblazoned with the device of the Paratime Police, was waiting.

    Police Operation|H. Beam Piper