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.

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Origin of air taxi

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
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Example sentences from the Web for air taxi

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

    Police Operation|H. Beam Piper