Definitions

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  • n. sightseeing from an aircraft

Etymologies

Blend of flight and sightseeing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Within days, a company called Airship Ventures will have its namesake aircraft set up at its new home at Moffett Field in Mountain View and will start running "flightseeing" excursions; by sometime in November, it also plans to get Oakland International and Sonoma County Airport involved, although just with the one zeppelin.

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  • The plane flew low, making it more of a flightseeing tour than a regular flight, allowing us a glimpse of the beautiful landscape between the cities.

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  • The Four Seasons works with a local operator, Kenmore Air, which has regularly scheduled flights to several islands as well as private charters, and offers day-trip fares for $199 round-trip and two-hour “flightseeing” tours of the scenic San Juans for $169 per person.

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  • Vision Airlines:While not technically a startup - it's been offering charter service and Grand Canyon flightseeing tours since 1994 - Vision recently began offering scheduled service with a primary focus on low fares and vacation packages to and from several underserved Florida cities.

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  • Texas on a short flightseeing tour from Palmer on Sunday afternoon when the plane apparently hit a downdraft and crashed into a snowbank.

    Las Vegas News - LasVegasNOW.com

  • The Farmers Airship offers passengers spectacular 360-degree views of the sights on flightseeing tours above Los Angeles, San

    Business Wire Travel News

  • Known as flightseeing, these tours - via small, sturdy aircraft capable of landing in uneven terrain - help open up Alaska to the average traveler.

    International Herald Tribune - World News, Analysis, and Global Opinions

  • BUT even in winter you can personally view those sequestered green lakes as I did, flightseeing via Alaska's answer to the tour bus: a Piper Navajo double-engine plane buzzing through Lake Clark Pass.

    International Herald Tribune - World News, Analysis, and Global Opinions

  • Homer Air offers flightseeing tours of Alaska, where much of the terrain is accessible only by plane.

    International Herald Tribune - World News, Analysis, and Global Opinions

  • Airbus brought their A380 back to LAX this week, but instead of just a static display, they, together with Qantas, decided to have a 2 hour flightseeing trip for about 150 people.

    The Cranky Flier

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