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A Few Questions About BA Connect And Its Codes!  
User currently offline8herveg From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 1396 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4877 times:

I have a couple of questions to ask about BA Connect.

1) Why on the timetables on the BA website do they use the code TH and not BA for all BA Connect flights? If you look at Live Departure/Arrival boards on Manchester Airports website, for example, they always use the code BA. What is TH meant to stand for???

Also, it says on the GB Airways website that from 1st September 06, all GB Airways flights will operate as BA Connect, but they are still using the GT code in the timetable for flights FROM September 1st 06.

2) Will all the GB Airways flights operating out of Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham change to the small BA Connect titles underneath the main British Airways title at the front of the plane?

Im a bit confused about it all so if someone could explain I would be very grateful!!

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User currently offlineLHR777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 4826 times:

TH was the code for BRA - British Regional Airlines. The airline that morphed into BA CitiExpress and then into BA Connect.

As for GB Airways to BA Connect, I have no clue, possibly GB Airways operating as BA Connect, but still on their own operating certificate?

User currently offlineRichardw From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 3841 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4796 times:

If it is a GT code, it isn't a BA flight and has nothing to do with BA.

They are often charters. GT flight to GNB from LGW on Saturdays is one.

The GT code is in the 'Op by' column not the flight number for MAN-TFS flights.

[Edited 2006-09-03 23:07:38]

User currently offlineA340600MAN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2006, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4752 times:

I've only ever known TH used when BA Connect are positioning aircraft. eg IOM - MAN

Fav aircraft has to be A340-600
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