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charter flight Syllabification: char·ter flight
Pronunciation: /ˈCHärdər flīt/

Definition of charter flight in English:


A flight by an aircraft chartered for a specific trip, not part of an airline’s regular schedule.
Example sentences
  • After opening in 1998, it attracted routes all over Europe but then lost many and was left with only scheduled services to Belfast, Dublin and Jersey and a regular charter flight to London.
  • The government regulator also issued a written warning to the two co-pilots of the charter flight.
  • The squad had a wake-up call shortly after 4am before travelling to Dublin Airport for a charter flight to Siberia, via Moscow, a journey that was expected to take at least 15 hours including the refuelling stop.
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