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short haul

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or requiring only a short distance or period of time. I've found that it's actually cheaper to fly into Seattle and then catch a short-haul flight up to British Columbia from there.
2. noun A rather short distance. The bus will take us most of the way to grandma's house, and then it's just a short haul from the station.
3. noun A short length or period of time. Congress approved funding to cover the country's debt for the short haul, but a more permanent solution will have to be reached before the December 31 deadline.
See also: haul, short

short haul

see under long haul.
See also: haul, short
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Grant Thornton Marketing Director Lex Melzer commented: "Grant Thornton is delighted to renew its four year sponsorship of the Grant Thornton Short Haul and Short Ocean Pointscore Series for a further three years.
Alitalia had earlier converted its aircraft into an all-economy service for short haul routes where its premium class "would not have done well anyway," he said.
The Short Haul Model transmits and receives RS-232 serial data over distances of up to 6.3 miles.
The airline had already introduced the 'no frills' policy on some short haul flights from Gatwick Airport in February, as part of efforts to keep up with budget airline easyJet.
"With the support of Grant Thornton we have seen greater levels of participation in the Short Haul Pointscore Series and consistent entrants in the Short Ocean Pointscore Series," said Allen.
But Aer Lingus said the pace of decline in fares had levelled off and an 8.5% rise in sales per passenger on extra charges for short haul flights, such as checked-in baggage and advanced seat booking, also helped.
John Leahy, Airbus chief operating officer, customers, added: "Air New Zealand will reap the benefits of selecting a common family of aircraft across its domestic and short haul single-aisle fleet.
The 86 Series of short haul modems provides full duplex data communcations on a single pair of wires, or a single coaxial cable.
50% of short haul and 60% of long haul operations will operate during the initial strike period with the schedule being added to where possible.
Pete McGee (L-co-owner Elusive), Grant Thornton CEO mark Bissett, Paul Billingham (R) co-owner Elusive, 1st PHS Grant Thornton Short Haul Autumn Pointscore; 3rd PHS Grant Thornton Short Haul Overall Pointscore.
I can feel clouds gathering, however, in the form of more taxes and rationing of short haul flights.
Through World Pass, customers are offered four combinations of flights: one long haul plus one short haul, one long haul plus two short haul, two long haul plus one short haul and two long haul plus two short haul.
The airline will continue to offer customers a 20 kg allowance for checked baggage on short haul and will offer long haul customers a new allowance of 36 kg.
The economy seating has been reduced to 307 with an increased seat pitch between 31 and 33 inches and follows a similar and most successful reconfiguration of the airline's short haul fleet.