a small aircraft for passengers, cargo, and mail operated, either on a scheduled or nonscheduled basis, along short routes not serviced by large airlines.
Origin of air taxi
An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
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An air-taxi, emblazoned with the device of the Paratime Police, was waiting.Police Operation
H. Beam Piper