Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Being or designating a jet aircraft having a narrow fuselage with seats for passengers on either side of a single aisle running the length of the fuselage.

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  • adjective having a relatively narrow body

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Examples

  • Its board will decide soon whether to increase the production rate of its medium-range A320 family of narrow-bodied aircraft that at present is planned to rise to 40 aircraft a month by the first quarter of 2012.

    EADS Swings to Loss

  • The catalog prices of the Toulouse, France-based company's jets will now range from $65.2 million for the smallest narrow-bodied A318 to $299.7 million for the wide-bodied A350 XWB that is planned to go into service in 2013.

    Airbus Raises Plane Prices

  • EADS started the year on a high note, with the disclosure Tuesday that Airbus signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian low-cost airline IndiGo worth some $15.6 billion at list price for 180 of its A320 narrow-bodied aircraft, including 150 of a new fuel-efficient version to become available in 2016.

    EADS Sees Profitability Improving by 2012

  • In a tender posted on its website, Air India said it requires the narrow-bodied Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, as well as Boeing 777s and Airbus A330s, both used for longer haul flights.

    Air India Looks to Lease Planes, Crew

  • Mr. Soni said the new hangar can paint 35 wide-bodied or 50 narrow-bodied aircraft each year.

    Air Works India Buys 85% in U.K. Plane Painting Company

  • Development of an all-new narrow-bodied plane with technology that isn ' t available today is unlikely until well into the next decade, he said.

    Airbus Raises Market Forecast

  • To take on rivals Jet Airways (India) Ltd. and, Kingfisher Airlines Ltd., as well as low-fare carriers such as SpiceJet Ltd. in the domestic market, Air India is also looking to rejig its fleet, adding more narrow-bodied planes used for short-haul flights, while restricting the fleet of wide-bodied aircraft, the executive said.

    Air India Plans to Refinance Loan, Rejig Fleet

  • Also Monday, recently revived aviation-leasing company Air Lease Corp. said it has ordered 51 Airbus A320 family narrow-bodied aircraft, including 31 A320s and 20 A321-20s.

    Boeing Gets 85 New Orders on Air Show's First Day

  • Mr. Soni said the new hangar can paint 35 wide-bodied or 50 narrow-bodied aircraft each year.

    Air Works India Buys 85% in U.K. Plane Painting Company

  • Alain Flourens, former head of Airbus's narrow-bodied A320 family program, succeeds Mr. Heinen.

    Airbus Names A380 Head Among Changes

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