Meaning of air freight

air' freight"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a system of transporting freight by aircraft: Ship it by air freight.
  2. freight transported by aircraft.
  3. the charge for such transportation.

air•freight

Pronunciation: (âr'frāt"), [key]
— n.
  1. See
—v.t.
  1. to send or ship by air freight: to airfreight French bread to the U.S.
—v.i.
  1. to ship cargo by air freight: During the truckers' strike we had to airfreight.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or involved in air freight: the airfreight business.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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