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Meaning of "flag carrier" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FLAG CARRIER

flag carrier  [flæɡ ˈkærɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FLAG CARRIER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Flag carrier is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FLAG CARRIER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Flag carrier

A flag carrier is a transportation company, such as an airline or shipping company, that, being locally registered in a given state, enjoys preferential rights or privileges accorded by the government for international operations. The term also refers to any carrier that is or was owned by a government, even long after their privatization. Flag carriers may be known as such due to maritime law requiring all aircraft or ships to display the state flag of the country of their registry. A flag carrier may also be known as a national airline or a national carrier, although this can have different legal meanings in some countries.

Definition of flag carrier in the English dictionary

The definition of flag carrier in the dictionary is an airline that is locally registered in a particular country.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FLAG CARRIER


acharya
aˈtʃærɪə
ballcarrier
ˈbɔːlˌkærɪə
barrier
ˈbærɪə
carrier
ˈkærɪə
farrier
ˈfærɪə
garrya
ˈɡærɪə
harrier
ˈhærɪə
marrier
ˈmærɪə
noncarrier
ˌnɒnˈkærɪə
parrier
ˈpærɪə
spearcarrier
ˈspɪəkærɪə
subcarrier
ˈsʌbˌkærɪə
supercarrier
ˈsuːpərˌkærɪə
tarrier
ˈtærɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FLAG CARRIER

flag
flag captain
flag day
flag fall
flag lieutenant
flag of convenience
flag of truce
flag officer
flag out
flag rank
flag stop
flag up
flag-waver
flag-waving
flagella
flagellant
flagellantism
flagellar
flagellate
flagellation

WORDS THAT END LIKE FLAG CARRIER

aircraft carrier
baby carrier
Boston terrier
bull terrier
courier
Dandie Dinmont terrier
Ferrier
fox terrier
Irish terrier
Jack Russell terrier
Norwich terrier
perrier
personnel carrier
Sealyham terrier
Skye terrier
soft-coated wheaten terrier
Staffordshire bull terrier
terrier
the Water Carrier
Welsh terrier
Yorkshire terrier

Synonyms and antonyms of flag carrier in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «flag carrier» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FLAG CARRIER

Find out the translation of flag carrier to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of flag carrier from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «flag carrier» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

载旗航空公司
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

portador de la bandera
570 millions of speakers

English

flag carrier
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ध्वज वाहक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الناقل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авиаперевозчик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

A companhia de bandeira
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পতাকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

porte- drapeau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bendera
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

flag-Carrier
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フラッグキャリア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국기 항공사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bendera
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hãng hàng không quốc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடியை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झेंडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bayrak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

compagnia di bandiera
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Zaznacz nośnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авіаперевізник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de transport aerian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αερομεταφορέα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vlag-draer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flygbolaget
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flaggbærer
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FLAG CARRIER»

The term «flag carrier» is regularly used and occupies the 92.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FLAG CARRIER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about flag carrier

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FLAG CARRIER»

Discover the use of flag carrier in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to flag carrier and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Aviation and Tourism: Implications for Leisure Travel
The development of the economic regulatory system in air transport became strongly intertwined with the fortification of the flag carrier, which was state-owned and aimed at promoting national interests; in smaller and/or less developed ...
Dr Anne Graham, Dr Andreas Papatheodorou, Professor Peter Forsyth, 2012
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
Export promotion expenses include one-half of the freight expense (not including insurance) for shipping export property aboard a U.S.-flag carrier in those cases where law or regulation of the United States or of any State or political ...
Internal Revenue Service, 1977
3
Income Tax Regulations (Winter 2009 Edition)
In order for one-half of freight expenses paid to the owner (or the agent of the owner) of a United States flag carrier to be claimed as an export promotion expense, the DISC must obtain a written statement (such as, for example, a bill of lading) ...
CCH Tax Law Editors, Cch, 2008
4
Income tax regulations
In order for one-half of freight expenses paid to the owner (or the agent of the owner) of a United States flag carrier to be claimed as an export promotion expense, the DISC must obtain a written statement (such as, for example, a bill of lading) ...
CCH Editors
5
L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
At the same time, it allows for flexibility in structuring proceedings so that the Commission may act expeditiously whenever harm to a U.S. flag carrier resulting from impaired access to cross trades has been demonstrated or is imminent. (2) The ...
6
Grant Policy Manual: National Science Foundation
... or 3. if a U.S. -flag air carrier involuntarily reroutes the traveler via a foreign-flag carrier, the foreign-flag air carrier may be used notwithstanding the availability of alternative U.S. -flag air carrier service. 761.3 Use of Foreign-Flag Air Carriers a ...
Robert F. Hardy, 1999
7
Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to ...
To most economists, this loss would not be at all tragic, since the gains for the broader economy deriving from a more efficient air transport system would easily exceed the sentimental regret at the loss of an inefficient flag carrier— there is no  ...
Bijan Vasigh, Tom Tacker, Ken Fleming, 2008
8
Federal Acquisition Regulations System, Revised as of ...
209 (1977): Sum of U. S.-flag carrier segment mileage, authorized ^ Fare payable Sum of all segment by Government mileage, authorized MINUS Sum of U. S.-flag carrier segment mileage, traveled Through fare Sum of all segment payed ...
Office of the Federal Register (U S ), 2011
9
The Limits Of Globalization
Fourth, the possession of a flag carrier came to acquire a near-mystical significance, signalling national independence and becoming an indispensable and proud symbol of sovereignty (Sampson 1984:115–20; Sochor 1991). Finally  ...
Alan Scott, 2013
10
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 46, Shipping, PT. ...
At the same time, it allows for flexibility in structuring proceedings so that the Commission may act expeditiously whenever harm to a U.S. flag carrier resulting from impaired access to cross trades has been demonstrated or is imminent. (2) The ...
Office of the Federal Register (U S ), 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FLAG CARRIER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term flag carrier is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Malaysia demands decisive action year after MH17 tragedy
It was the second major tragedy to strike Malaysia's flag carrier last year after the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370 carrying 239 ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
Air China means business at Islamabad airport
Air China, national flag carrier of China, has showed keen interest in operating three flights of its Airbus-320 in a week from the Islamabad ... «Pakistan Today, Jul 15»
3
Saturday Papers: Greek parliament agrees to bailout reform plan
... takeover offer for Aer Lingus, after years of wrangling with UK competition authorities over the budget airline's stake in the Irish flag carrier. «Citywire.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Sudan Airways Launches Direct Flights to Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi - Sudan Airways, the flag carrier of the country, has launched three direct flights per week from its hub at Khartoum International ... «Sudan Vision, Jul 15»
5
Hungarian WizzAir to resume flights to Baku
It has the largest fleet of any Hungarian airline, although it is not a flag carrier, and currently serves 35 countries. According to the State ... «Trend News Agency, Jul 15»
6
Ryanair to allow IAG takeover of Aer Lingus
Ryanair, the biggest shareholder in Aer Lingus, has agreed to sell its stake in Ireland's flag carrier to International Airlines Group, paving the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Indonesia investigates Isis link to pilots
The dossier said Mr Alfatih had also flown for commercial airlines including Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier, and Premiair, an air ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
8
Dar warns India not to cast an evil eye on Pakistan's economic …
The government told Senate that a total of Rs22.26 billion had peen given to bailout the national flag carrier and to improve its workings. «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
9
Port of Itajai's existence threatened by service changes
The Itajai branch of APMT is also adding a new east coast of South America coastal service, the Mercosur service of Brazilian-flag carrier ... «JOC.com, Jul 15»
10
FpV to support neither Larreta nor Lousteau in BA City run off
Head of Argentina''''s flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas Mariano Recalde warned Larreta and Lousteau ''''are same product with different ... «Buenos Aires Herald, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Flag carrier [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/flag-carrier>. Jul 2020 ».
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