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onsen
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:35:27 PM
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Hello,

Quote:
Are you travelling by air? = Are you going in an aircraft?
(Harrap’s Standard Learners’ English Dictionary)


Is 'on' wrong instead of the 'in'?
The latter sentence sounds like the traveller pilots the airplane themself.

Thank you.
sureshot
Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2019 11:28:19 PM
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The correct expression is "on an aircraft".
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