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operate

As it relates to an aircraft, it means to fly or use the aircraft, or to cause or permit the aircraft to fly, be used, or be in any place, whether or not the person is present with the aircraft. Operator has a corresponding meaning.
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To argue against such a law on the ground that what is past cannot operate now, is to introduce the old metaphysical notion of cause, for which science can find no place.
Merely to operate this system requires an army of more than five thousand girls.
SkyWest operates 397 aircraft under codeshare agreements with United Airlines and Delta, providing 2,512 daily flights to 239 cities.
3) BB&T operates subsidiary depository institutions in North and South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Alabama, Indiana, and Florida.
Neenah operates two cupola melt foundries, Plant 2, a 600-ton/day gray iron municipal/industrial casting shop, and Plant 3, a 500-ton/day ductile iron industrial casting shop.
Headquartered in Fresno, California, CMC operates a full-service health care system with four hospitals (831 staffed beds), one long-term care facility, and other related entities.
The airline operates a fleet of 35 jets and turboprops.
Currently, the LAN Alliance operates 75 passenger aircraft and nine dedicated freighters.
Between Washington and Syracuse, US Airways currently operates one RJ and four turboprops; starting in August two turboprop flights will upgrade to RJ service, and in September, one of the new RJ flights will be upgraded to 737 service.
FAU operates seven campuses and is one of 11 institutions of public higher education in the State University System of Florida (currently rated 'AA' by Fitch).
NYSE: SRZ) to terminate agreements for 10 senior living communities which Sunrise currently operates for Five Star's account.
Also, Five Star believes that the successful operation of these hospitals may enhance its reputation as a provider of health and rehabilitation services and that this enhanced reputation may benefit Five Star at other healthcare and senior living facilities which it operates.