Example sentences for: airliners

How can you use “airliners” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • General aviation aircraft don't cause delays for airliners.

  • Controllers track airliners such as the four aircraft hijacked on 9/11 primarily by watching the data from a signal emitted by each aircraft's transponder equipment.

  • USA Today leads with a report that because of the general reluctance to fly this coming New Year's Eve, America's domestic airspace will be nearly empty--only 45 airliners will be aloft--when the next millennium hits.

  • The threat of terrorists hijacking commercial airliners within the United States-and using them as guided missiles-was not recognized by NORAD before 9/11.

  • In this period, other prominent attacks in which Bin Ladin's involvement is at best cloudy are the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, a plot that same year to destroy landmarks in New York, and the 1995 Manila air plot to blow up a dozen U.S. airliners over the Pacific.


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