air marshal

Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for air marshal

a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight

References in periodicals archive ?
The chargesheet, filed before a special court, also named Air Marshal Tyagi's cousin Sanjeev Tyagi, lawyer Gautam Khaitan, alleged middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschke, former AgustaWestland CEO Bruno Spagnolini and former Finmeccanica chairman Giuseppe Orsi as the accused.
Was the culture here at the Federal Air Marshal Service one that promoted diversity for certain individuals, but pushed a silent and unspoken policy on others?
The anonymous texter is on the plane and knows who Bill is, though air marshals travel undercover.
Commissioned in the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force in 1977, the new NDA Commandant Air Marshal Gill is a highly decorated officer.
Built for the needs of the Fortune 1000, scales to networks of any size* Air Marshal was built for the largest, most security-conscious environments.
Agency Affected: Department of Homeland Security: Directorate of Border and Transportation Security: Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Federal Air Marshal Service
The Air Marshal Holster evolved from the base design of the original Secret Service issue holster designed by Gene DeSantis.
The Chinese air marshals reportedly received training on how to be armed undercover officers on board commercial passenger flights.
A July 2004 memo from top management in Las Vegas instructed that "each federal air marshal is now expected to generate at least one SDR per month.
The air marshal program itself has been moved from agency to agency inside the Department of Homeland Security, making it harder to establish training guidelines, create a database of onboard incidents that marshals could learn from, or spend money wisely.
A PASSENGER who claimed to have a bomb in a carry-on bag was shot and killed by a federal air marshal yesterday on a jetway to an American Airlines plane that had arrived in Miami from Colombia, officials said.
It was the first time since the September 11, 2001 attacks that an air marshal had shot at a passenger or suspect, he said.
An agitated passenger who claimed to have a bomb in his backpack was killed by a US federal air marshal after he ran from a plane boarding for take-off at Miami.
A PASSENGER was shot dead by an air marshal last night after claiming he had a bomb on a plane.
Air Marshal Gration AO AFC enlisted in the RAAF in 1953 and graduated with distinction from RAAF College Point Cook in 1956 as a pilot officer General Duties Branch.