Definition of air mile in English:

air mile

Syllabification: air mile


  • 1A nautical mile used as a measure of distance flown by aircraft.
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    • So, although it is true that wage costs at the company have been the industry's highest, the difference between the major carriers is actually rather slight it is 2 percent more per air mile than their closest competitor, for example.
    • He stops writing to look up the distance in air miles.
    • Comedian Bob Hope logged more than 10 million air miles traveling to see the troops.
  • 1.1 (Air Miles) trademark Points (equivalent to miles of free air travel) accumulated by buyers of airline tickets and other products and redeemable against the cost of air travel with a particular airline.
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    • We haven't paid even close to that thanks to an Air Miles offer, but the breakfast is generous, the staff are nice and hey!
    • Again, do the maths to work out the value of using your Air Miles before booking these options.
    • NatWest offers one air mile for every £20 spent.

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