Definition of enplane in English:


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(also emplane)
  • Go or put on board an aircraft.

    no object ‘some travelers spend the night before enplaning the next day for New York’
    • ‘It now requires all aircraft operators who enplane or deplane passengers into a sterile area at an airport to conduct screening before departure.’
    • ‘Although the players appeared clearly unhappy as they prepared to emplane, they were not willing to speak on record.’
    • ‘Bangalore is expected to take away a chunk of the traffic as more people from the software capital are emplaning towards the US every day.’
    • ‘The individuals who wish to cheer for India can sign on the card with ‘inspiring’ messages that would be presented to Indian cricketers before they emplane for South Africa.’
    • ‘The city sought an airport that would provide a positive passenger experience and meet service expectations, while challenging the designers to hold the cost per enplaned passenger to a fixed amount.’
    be in time for, reach in time, make, get to



/inˈplān/ /ɪnˈpleɪn/ /enˈplān/ /ɛnˈpleɪn/