air taxi


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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