fly from

fly from someone or something (to something)

to escape from something or some place to a place of safety. The family had to fly from their pursuers to a place of safety outside the country. They flew from the people chasing them.
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fly from something (to something)

to go from something or some place to some other place by air. We had to fly from Miami to Raleigh to get a flight to Chicago. We were able to fly from Miami at the last minute.
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References in classic literature ?
Butteridge's success a really very considerable number of newspapers, tempted by the impunity of the pioneers in this direction, had pledged themselves to pay in some cases, quite overwhelming sums to the first person to fly from Manchester to Glasgow, from London to Manchester, one hundred miles, two hundred miles in England, and the like.
These vampire bats fly from place to place in great swarms, and they are so large and blood-thirsty that a few of them can kill a horse or an ox in a short time by sucking its blood.
Further examination revealed that these flies had elevated DJ-1[alpha] expression--the loss of DJ-1[beta] somehow encouraged a compensatory upregulation of DJ-1[alpha], which the authors believe protected the fly from paraquat-induced oxidative damage.
Aero California, Mexicana and Alaska Airlines fly from LAX to La Paz.
But it is uncertain whether there was one mother fly from the mainland whose offspring then "island hopped" to start new colonies, or whether an occasional new "founder fly" crossed the ocean and populated the various islands separately.
Since the price is based on per seat, not per airplane, up to six people can cost-effectively share one of Arrive Air's planes and fly from Nashville to one of Atlanta's small airports.
It's but one example of big East Cape fish to be hooked by fly from shore.