a.k.a. net bird
Slang for the weekday direct airline flights that run between San Jose, California (Silicon Valley) and Seattle (Silicon Forest); San Jose and Austin, Texas (Silicon Prairie); San Francisco and New York (Silicon Alley); and other cities that have a large concentration of high-tech companies. They are considered commuter flights and are full of programmers, dot-com execs, road warriors, and other technical gurus who work in the industry.
For example, "I heard about a great job opportunity on the nerd bird yesterday."
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon