courier

(redirected from Air courier)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
See: harbinger, informer

COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

References in periodicals archive ?
The Government is also considering hiring private air courier services between Jammu and Srinagar and between Imphal, Agartala, Silchar and Kolkata in the North Eastern sector, Chidambaram added.
director, comments: "We can provide everything a customer could want from an international air courier service - a reliable service with fast delivery and rate cut-off times for flexibility, white global track and trace systems ensure that consignments can be followed from dispatch to receipt.
The agreement, reached on Saipan, capital of the US Marianas Islands, ended a two-year probate battle that rocked DHL, the worlds largest air courier service.
But now an alleged sexual obsession of the late Larry Hillblom, driving force behind the Redwood City-based DHL Worldwide Express, has become the flash point in a legal fight that has threatened one of the biggest bequests in UC's history and buffeted DHL, the world's largest air courier service, the San Francisco Examiner reported today.
To minimize the risk of dealing with unknown vendors, I used an overnight air courier to transfer undeveloped film and finished, mounted slides between Los Angeles and my regular audiovisual producer in Chicago.
With facsimile, we can easily receive the invitation, provide the necessary information, and send it back quickly without missing a valuable opportunity, as we often did with telex and air courier.
Tenders are invited for Providing Air Courier Services For Local And Domestic And International Locations
John Ferry of the Air Courier Association says a person can book courier travel as much as 60 days in advance and in some cases all you carry is paper work, meaning you don't have to give up your baggage allowance.
Although not yet officially launched, the group includes Shandong Airlines, Wuhan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and China Postal Airlines, an air courier.
To deliver the goods, Bradesco signed up with Sedex, a local air courier.
for Delhi-Leh-Delhi sector only)passengers per one way flights as an air courier services for following sector
Fielding placed impressive-sounding adverts in local papers offering air courier work carrying documents on international flights.