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English definition of “commercial aviation”

commercial aviation

noun [U]
 
 
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
the use of planes for carrying goods or people, rather than for military purposes: He spoke of the crowded planes, delayed flights, and congested airports that characterize commercial aviation.
(Definition of commercial aviation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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