Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an area of airspace in which aircraft are forbidden to fly.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to people who are forbidden to board an aircraft.

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Examples

  • While 22 top leaders were plotting the course, Khadafy issued an open letter in which he called the no-fly zone "invalid."

    NY Daily News

  • Obama avoided using the phrase no-fly zone, even as he confirmed it was one of the options on the table.

    The Seattle Times

  • VOA’s Susan Yackee spoke to VOA’s Senior Correspondent André de Nesnera about the definition of no-fly zones and about where they have been used in the past.

    No-Fly Zones: Hidden Complexities

  • Sen. John F. Kerry D-Mass., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman whose public statements often reflect administration policy,called Sunday for a no-fly zone, but White House Chief of Staff William Daley criticized advocates of the idea for referring to a no-fly zone as if it were a "video game."

    On Libya, Obama willing to let allies take the lead

  • Sen. John F. Kerry D-Mass., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman whose public statements often reflect administration policy, called Sunday for a no-fly zone, but White House Chief of Staff William Daley criticized advocates of the idea for referring to a no-fly zone as if it were a "video game."

    On Libya, Obama willing to let allies take the lead

  • Gadhafi's military planes—a so-called no-fly zone.

    Europe Pressure, Arab Support Helped Turn U.S.

  • In Iraq, the Kurds to the north and the Shia to the south were left to survive under the so-called no-fly zones.

    The Coming Revolution

  • In Iraq, the unsettled end of the Gulf War still required American vigilance, including the enforcement of the prohibition on flying aircraft over the northern and southern parts of Iraq so called no-fly zones as well as direct support to the United Nations effort to ensure the removal of all Iraqs weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • CSIS leak aimed at preventing removal of client's name no-fly list, lawyer says Ted Morton: Alberta's charisma-challenged firebrand takes his shot Disclaimer

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Even so, Abdulmutallab was never put on the so-called "no-fly list."

    Reuters: Press Release

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