Definitions

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  • noun A telescoping corridor that extends from an airport terminal to an aircraft and allows secure boarding and disembarkation of passengers

Etymologies

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From aero- +‎ bridge

Examples

  • "TSA requirements impose a final security check in the aerobridge just before boarding the aircraft," he said.

    India Says Airline Frisks Ex-President

  • Frequent mishaps, like the recent collision of an aerobridge with an aircraft, have made reinsurers wary.

    India News Digest: RIL Scraps Oil Exports to Iran

  • Friday, Jan. 28, 2005 - 11: 56 a.m. He stands alone before the floor to ceiling glass, looking out at the aerobridge and the aircraft docked to it, under a cloudless summer sky.

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  • "If we get a large group travelling together, particularly ladies going somewhere special on a weekend away, we hear them coming down the aerobridge because there's a wave of loud, cackling laughter that comes before them," Qantas customer service manager Kath Gregory explains.

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  • An airline is very public, you get a lot of stick from passengers when you don't have an aerobridge.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • As for the lower deck, the 14 first class passengers will have there own aerobridge in Singapore and Sydney.

    The Cranky Flier

  • As boarding from the lower deck takes place at doors 2 when there is only one aerobridge in use, economy passengers will never have the opportunity to walk through first class as this door is located just behind the first class cabin.

    The Cranky Flier

  • On Thursday, a Mumbai-Chennai flight was delayed for more than four hours when its door was damaged after an aerobridge (passenger boarding bridge) slammed against it.

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  • Singapore's Changi Airport, which will be home to the Singapore Airlines A380 fleet, was the first to be ready, and when the new Terminal 3 opens early next year, 19 gates across the three terminals will be fully A380-ready, including having aerobridge access to both decks.

    NZ On Screen

  • As there is always a minumum of one aerobridge per deck, there is no issue for a wheelchair passenger gaining access to a Premium Economy or Bussiness seats on the upper deck.

    The Cranky Flier

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