A large aircraft used for carrying many passengers.
20th century: blend of air + liner.
- The airliner was a 747, one of the largest commercial planes in the world.
- The airliner was on a long-haul flight from New York to London.
- The airliner had over 300 passengers on board.
- The airliner had comfortable seats, good food and entertainment for the passengers.
- The airliner was very fast and efficient, getting passengers to their destination in no time.