Definitions

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  • n. An airliner capable of seating six or less passengers in a single row of economy seating, with one aisle.

Etymologies

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narrow + body

Examples

  • Airbus, based in Toulouse, France, and Chicago-based Boeing have said they plan to decide this year whether to offer upgraded engines as they defend a combined backlog of about 4,500 of the so-called narrowbody models.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • 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%

  • Net orders for the new CSeries narrowbody fell to 40 from 50.

    Bombardier Reports Strong Demand for Business Jets

  • As expected, the company also announced plans to update its aging fleet by ordering 460 narrowbody aircraft from Boeing Co. and European rival Airbus, beginning in 2013.

    AMR Loss Widens, Plans American Eagle Spinoff

  • Airbus last year rushed out its A320neo, a new version of its bread-and-butter narrowbody, equipped with a new fuel-saving engine, and its chief salesman let it be known a motive was to spoil the business case for a new plane planned by Canada's Bombardier.

    Plane Crazy

  • The narrowbody market for planes with between 100 and 200 seats is the key battleground for the industry, with the duopoly between Airbus and Boeing Co. in the sector set to end over the next few years.

    Airbus Dominates

  • "I would count this as a loss for Boeing," said Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst at The Teal Group, noting Airbus has "core strength" in narrowbody markets with Asian low-cost carriers.

    Qantas overhauls with $9 billion fleet order

  • Qantas and its regional brand QantasLink have mixed fleets with notable Boeing narrowbody and widebody presences.

    Qantas overhauls with $9 billion fleet order

  • He also said Boeing would look toward revamping its best-selling 777 program "in the next couple of years" and continue work on a new narrowbody plane that would come into service before 2030.

    Boeing Expects First 787, Jumbo Deliveries in September

  • He also gave the clearest indication to date that Boeing will not re-engine its best-selling 737 narrowbody range, opting instead for an all-new plane ready around 2020.

    Boeing Says Pricing Firms, Eyes 737 Replacement

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  • Bracketed.

    Have you tried anybody and everybody?

    April 19, 2018

  • Brackets around a busybody, please. I have a list for it.

    Also, I looked through nobody's lists, but I didn't see this word there.

    April 19, 2018

  • Call me a busybody, but currently nobody is listing narrowbody.

    April 19, 2018