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private carrier

An organization that provides telecommunications services. A private carrier may refuse to sell its services to a particular party, whereas a "common carrier" is obligated to treat all customers equally. The term also refers to shipping organizations such as private air transport and trucking companies. Contrast with common carrier.
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It resulted in halting the post-Haj flight operation of the private carrier to take back pilgrims from Jeddah and Madinah.
At the same time, total market workers' compensation net written premium volume, which includes both state workers' comp funds and private carriers, declined slightly in 2017 to $45 billion from $45.6 billion in 2016.
The bill addresses some of the issues identified in a new Government Accountability Office report on the NFIP and the obstacles to private carrier participation.
With 25 planes under its auspices, it is the country's largest private carrier with a young and passionate crew, flying to seven local and 13 international destinations.
Nouvelair is the leading private carrier in Tunisia with 1.3 million passengers in 2015.
Pakistan's biggest private carrier, Shaheen Air, will begin a new thrice weekly service using Airbus A330 jets.
Muscat: A private carrier of Bangladesh, United Airways, has suspended flight operations due to unavailability of aircraft.
The private carrier has been trying to raise capital from domestic and foreign lenders, but has failed in the attempt.
The Complaints Committee, after a comprehensive and constructive meeting with the airline company, was convinced that CMA should give the private carrier a chance to defend itself before deciding to delist it from KSE.
The government, already weakened by a string of corruption scandals over the past year, will face further political heat if it tries to rescue a money-losing private carrier - especially one owned by a flamboyant drinks baron.
Microwave networking solutions provider Aviat Networks Inc (Nasdaq:AVNW) announced on Thursday that it has reached an agreement with low-latency private carrier services provider McKay Brothers LLC.
I pay all my bills in the bank, buy my stamps from the newsagent, and send my parcels by private carrier. It's a great pity that the oldest public service in the world is fading into history.