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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

Frequent Flyer is a good label. Cambridge Dictionary online show: a person who often travels by plane, especially someone who usually uses the same airline and belongs to that airline's club, which ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

I personally find air traveller more elegant than “plane” traveller, and it’s difficult to argue the need to differentiate between planes and helicopters. A Google ngram comparison shows my ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

Here is a term that seems to have been replaced in part by the term "glitterati" (which is free of the emphasis on the mode of travel). Given the modern democratization of air travel, there ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

Is being a plane traveler a pre-requisite for the label you wish to achieve? Your sentence would easily make sense like this: Sixty years ago, no consumer would have believed a flight to a European ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

"seasoned traveller" is also used for someone who is used to taking long-distance journeys. Here "seasoned" means "experienced", as in someone who has a lot of experience ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

I suspect "globetrotter" might fit, even though the provided definition "a person who travels widely" doesn't specifically call out air travel. The set of people who are likely to ...
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People who frequently travel in planes are called…?

no one who flew While not a single word or compound noun answer, may I suggest an idiomatic way of rephrasing the example sentence in the post using a noun phrase: Sixty years ago, no one who flew ...
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