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  • n. Plural form of jetliner.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • They can do some experiments, at least in the astrophysics branch of the science (I recall jetliners with atomic clocks being used to test time dilation).


  • On the day al-Qaeda struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon with hijacked jetliners, Hatfill was recovering from nasal surgery in his apartment outside the gates of Fort Detrick, Maryland, where USAMRIID is housed.

    The Wrong Man

  • Bombardier, the world's third-largest plane maker, also said Wednesday it received an order for its CSeries narrowbody jetliners from Sweden's Braathens Aviation Group.

    Bombardier's Profit Rises 13%

  • *** Aviation U.S. air-crash investigators have urged design changes affecting an estimated 1,500 older Boeing 737 jetliners, after determining that debris can cause hazardous jams of some of their flight-control surfaces.

    Business Watch

  • Over time, the extra legroom was added to all of its mainline jetliners worldwide and even to the 70-seat regional jets flown on its behalf by commuter partners.

    United Continental to Expand Economy Plus to Continental Jets

  • The issue is coming to a head now in part because countries that build jetliners are negotiating new terms for export financing.

    Boeing, Airlines Face Off Over Aircraft-Export Loans

  • The company forecasts it will double revenues over the next decade on strong demand for engines for wide-bodied jetliners as well as power equipment and associated services.

    Rolls-Royce's Smooth Succession

  • In some Oct. 5 editions, a Corporate News article about landing rules for Boeing's newest jetliners incorrectly said the 747-8 weighed nearly one-third less than the A380.


  • On Friday, Boeing said that since 2001 it has received 38 separate reports of electrical arcing of windshield heaters on its 747, 757, 767 and 777 jetliners, incidents that typically resulted in smoke or flames.

    Air Safety Board Urges Cockpit Changes

  • The agency's safety bulletin also indicates that current fire-suppression chemicals used on most jetliners have been demonstrated as "ineffective in controlling" fires involving certain types of lithium batteries.

    FAA Warns About Lithium Battery Cargo


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