Definition of overflight in US English:



  • See overfly

    • ‘The jet can be piloted remotely via satellite, but this is a currency sortie for him, since pilots are still required for countries that do not allow unmanned overflight.’
    • ‘Bulgaria's support for overflights was a welcome addition to NATO's air campaign.’
    • ‘The dispute began when Russia blocked Air Canada from overflights on its new Toronto-Delhi nonstop, saying it was outside the agreed treaty.’
    • ‘Authorities are attempting to locate the pilots involved in the unauthorized overflight of the Golden Gate Bridge.’
    • ‘What country clearances are required for overflight?’