What does Airline mean in American Law?

The definition of Airline in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

See carrier by air.


This term is a noun.

Etimology of Airline

(You may find airline at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

also air-line, 1813, “beeline, straight line between two points on the earth’s surface” (as through the air, rather than over terrain), from air (n.1) + line From 1853 and in later 19c. especially in reference to railways that ran directly between big cities in the U.S. instead of meandering from town to town in search of stock subscriptions as early railways typically did. Meaning “public aircraft transportation company” is from 1914.


Legal English Vocabulary: Airline in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term airline into Spanish: línea aérea (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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  • Transport
  • Transportation Means
  • Transport Law
  • Transport Contract

Hierarchical Display of Airline

Transport > Air and space transport > Air transport

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Thesaurus of Airline

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