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positioning flight [1 record]

Record 1 2001-05-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Flights (Air Transport)
DEF

Flight (with no passengers) operated to fly an aircraft to a given destination where passengers will be boarded.

OBS

In the broad meaning of the term any flight, whether revenue-earning or non-revenue, whether scheduled or other than scheduled, flown to position the aircraft to be used on some revenue-earning services and... in the narrow meaning of the term, any ferry flight.

OBS

positioning flight; repositioning flight: terms officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vols (Transport aérien)
DEF

Vol à vide effectué dans le but d'amener un appareil à une destination donnée pour y prendre des passagers.

OBS

vol de mise en place : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Vuelos (Transporte aéreo)
OBS

vuelo de emplazamiento : término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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