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non-stop flight

This page is about the collocation non-stop flight

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

flight that doesn't stop over on its way to a destination

For example

  • I wanted a non-stop flight, but they all stop over in Bangkok.

  • Are you sure this flight's non-stop? I hate stopping over, so please make sure it's direct.

Note:
The related collocation "direct flight" can mean the same as "non-stop flight", but it can also mean a flight that stops over, but passengers aren't required to change planes, or it can mean two or more connecting flights that share the same flight number.

Quick Quiz

If you book a non-stop flight, you won't be able to

a. stop over on your way

b. stop your booking

c. stop your flight

Contributor: Matt Errey