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air transportation:see aviationaviation,
operation of heavier-than-air aircraft and related activities. Aviation can be conveniently divided into military aviation, air transport, and general aviation.
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air transportation[¦er ‚tranz·pər′tā·shən]
The use of aircraft, predominantly airplanes, to move passengers and cargo.
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Interstate, overseas, or foreign air transportation of mail, goods, or personnel by aircraft.
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