- aircraft moving in flight or on airport runways.
Origin of air traffic
First recorded in 1910–15
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Examples from the Web for air traffic
Did you see how they responded to the furloughing of the air-traffic controllers?Olympia Snowe on Her New Book, Overcoming Partisanship & More
May 15, 2013
Few occupations carry the unique sort of physiological assault that air-traffic control does.
The notion of napping on the job is, for virtually all air-traffic controllers, preposterous.
Then a Republican fired all the air-traffic controllers, a Democrat gave us NAFTA, and millions of jobs were moved overseas.Happy F---ing Labor Day, Rahm!
September 7, 2010
By degrees, as air-traffic grows, new laws and regulations will need to be applied.The Aeroplane
Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
- the organized movement of aircraft within a given space
- the passengers, cargo, or mail carried by aircraft
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