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Definition of the noun air transportation system

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  1. a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: transit / transportation / transportation system = a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    • more specific terms: hub-and-spoke system / hub-and-spoke = a system of air transportation in which local airports offer air transportation to a central airport where long-distance flights are available

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Google previewComputational Science -- ICCS 2005 (2005)

5th International Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 22-25, 2005, Proceedings by V.S. Sunderam

hub-and-spoke air transportation system is the source of growing interest in methods for the analysis and design of transportation architectures.

Google previewComputational Models, Software Engineering, and Advanced Technologies in Air Transportation: Next Generation Applications (2009)

Next Generation Applications by Weigang, Li

The air transportation system is a key element in the global economy. It makes people and goods move round the world and, for many geographical places for which the surface connections to the world are precarious, it may be the only ...

Google previewFusion of Security System Data to Improve Airport Security (2007)

by Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation, National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

air transportation system is an attractive target for terrorists because of the potential that attacks on it will cause immediate harm and anxiety to large numbers of people, as well as cause massive economic disruption to the United ...

Google previewDefending the U.S. Air Transportation System Against Chemical and Biological Threats (2006)

by Committee on Assessment of Security Technologies for Transportation, National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

air transportation system is an attractive target for attacks with chemical or biological weapons, yet no federal agency has been assigned clear responsibility for developing a strategy for defense against such attacks.

Google previewRamp Safety Practices (2011)

by Joanne Landry, Shane Ingolia

NextGen: Next Generation Air Transportation System is an FAA initiative to overhaul the national airspace system to make air travel more convenient and dependable, while ensuring that flights are as safe, secure, and hassle-free as possible.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

TheNext Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS)is the new National Airspace System (NAS), implementation of which beganin 2012and is scheduled tocontinue instages through 2025. The NASis the managedaviation system of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2008)

by Robert W. Kolb

the guarantee is necessary for a viable air transportation system in the United States.

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (2011)

by Joan M. Marter

the global air transportation system. In 1836 few whites had yet settled in the land of the Creek and Cherokee Indians when the Georgia General ...

Google previewSpies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of American Espionage by Glenn Peter Hastedt

the Joint Air Transportation System (JATS), the Alternate Headquarters and Emergency Headquarters Relocation Site Management, the Residual ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2011)

by Dr. Stephen H. Schneider, Dr. Michael Mastrandrea, Terry L. Root

Because even a twofold increase in the traffic count would be essentially impossible for the NAS technology to cope with successfully, the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen; information online at . asp) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (1994)

by David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows

Therefore, the Indiana General Assembly created the MA in 1961 to administer an air transportation system with jurisdiction over Marion County and the seven surrounding counties. Despite initial problems in establishing the satellite airports , ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors - 3 Volume Set (2000)

by Informa Healthcare

INTRODUCTION Aircraft inspection and maintenance are an essential pan of a safe, reliable air transportation system. Training has been identified as the primary intervention strategy in improving inspection performance. If training is to be ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

an air transportation system ...

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